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Session Name: Independent Games Summit: One More Run: The Making of 'Spelunky 2'
Speaker(s): Derek Yu
Company Name(s): Mossmouth
Track / Format: Independent Games Summit
Overview: Spelunky creator Derek Yu describes the process of making a sequel to a successful roguelike game and releasing it at the height of the genre's popularity. This talk will cover a wide variety of topics related to Spelunky 2's creation, like game design, his collaboration with BlitWorks, and how being an indie dev has changed for him in the decade between the first and second games. Along the way, he'll also share his thoughts on indie game development and roguelikes in general.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Derek Yu

Mossmouth

free content

Independent Games Summit

Independent Games