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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Care and Feeding of Wild Fansites
Speaker(s): Linda Carlson, Christin Overton, Starr Long, Jen Nichol
Company Name(s): Trion Worlds, DigiPen Institute of Technology, Portalarium, Xbox
Track / Format: Community Management Summit

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Overview: Fansites are a critical part of any gaming community. During this talk, the panelists explore what best practices are to engage and encourage these passionate gamers to build sites dedicated to their titles. They'll answer questions about what a studio can do to help support these organizations from inception through the day to day upkeep. They'll also discover ways to help get buy-in from stakeholders within your organization to commit resources to these groups.

GDC 2017

Linda Carlson

Trion Worlds

Christin Overton

DigiPen Institute of Technology

Starr Long


Jen Nichol


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Community Management Summit

Community Management