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Session Name Still Grooving: Game Dev Life Set to Live Music
Speaker(s) Teddy Dief, Daniel Rosenfeld
Company Name(s) Square Enix Montreal, C418
Track / Format Independent Games Summit
Overview A day-in-the-life talk about game development and work-life balance by 'Hyper Light Drifter' designer and Square Enix creative director, Teddy Dief, set to live music performed by 'Minecraft' composer C418. Game development is hard mentally and physically, and is emotionally exhausting. Developers do it because they love games; they want to make some of their own. Along the way, they all face struggles with inspiration, impostor syndrome, productivity, work-life balance, teamwork, and improving their craft. This talk walks through experiences you might be familiar with, and offers advice on how you can do better, set to sweet jams.

GDC 2017

Teddy Dief

Square Enix Montreal

Daniel Rosenfeld

C418

free content

Independent Games Summit

Independent Games


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