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Session Name: Antichamber: An Overnight Success, Seven Years in the Making
Speaker(s): Alexander Bruce
Company Name(s): Antichamber
Track / Format: Independent Games Summit

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Overview: When Antichamber was released at the beginning of 2013, it became an instant critical and financial success, but the journey to getting there was as much of a psychological challenge as the game itself. In this talk, Alexander Bruce will look back at the entire history of the game, as he went from working alone in a bedroom to flying around the world and landing on the IGF stage in 2012. This talk will provide a very honest analysis of the many problems encountered throughout development, and break down why creating an independent hit felt very far from "living the dream."

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Alexander Bruce


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