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Session Name Classic Game Postmortem: 'NBA Jam'
Speaker(s) Mark Turmell
Company Name(s) Zynga
Track / Format Design
Overview Midway's 1993 classic NBA Jam is among the most influential arcade games of all time. Mark Turmell, lead designer and programmer on the original arcade game, will explain the vision behind the game, its role during the '90s arcade boom, and how the first ridiculously huge dunk changed the course of the game's design.

GDC 2018

Mark Turmell

Zynga

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