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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: The Most Important Skill
Speaker(s): Jesse Schell
Company Name(s): Schell Games
Track / Format: SGS: Serious Game Design

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Overview: This inspriring lecture details the surprising skill that separates good designers from great ones, using examples from games new and old. Game designers need dozens of different skills, but one of them is far more important than the others, because it underlies everything else that a designer must do. Everything from fine arts to theme parks, from Michaelangelo to Mickey Mouse, illustrate how this skill can be used on your game, your team, your audience, your client, and most importantly, on yourself. This talk is designed to help you to re-evaluate and improve everything you do as a designer.

GDC 2006

Jesse Schell

Schell Games

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SGS: Serious Game Design

Serious Games