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Session Name: Experimental Gameplay Workshop
Speaker(s): Kai Karhu, Juln Cordero, Aaron C Gaudette, Tatiana Vilela dos Santos, Sebastn Valbuena, Vanessa Freudenberg, Brian Upton, Bria Davis, Stephen Bell, Robin Hunicke, Carol Mertz, Nick Walton, Eryk Kopczyski, Ewoud van der Werf, Gal Bourhis, Steve Marinconz, Daniel Benmergui
Company Name(s): Independent, Solimporta, Independent, MechBird, Independent, Croquet, Croquet, The Game Band, The Game Band, Funomena, Insatiable Cycle LLC, Latitude, University of Warsaw, Self Employed / Independent, None, Independent, Storyteller
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: The Experimental Gameplay Session, which debuted games like 'Katamari Damacy', 'flOw', 'Braid', 'Portal' and 'Storyteller', is back for its 19th year at GDC! In this fast-paced, game-packed session, panelists will showcase a selection of surprising and intriguing prototypes made by innovation-minded game developers from all over the world. By demonstrating games that defy conventions and traditions in search of new genres and ideas, this session aims to ignite the imagination of all game makers. Come see what's happening in the world of Experimental Gameplay, and be inspired!

Game Developers Conference 2021

Kai Karhu


Juln Cordero


Aaron C Gaudette


Tatiana Vilela dos Santos


Sebastn Valbuena


Vanessa Freudenberg


Brian Upton


Bria Davis

The Game Band

Stephen Bell

The Game Band

Robin Hunicke


Carol Mertz

Insatiable Cycle LLC

Nick Walton


Eryk Kopczyski

University of Warsaw

Ewoud van der Werf

Self Employed / Independent

Gal Bourhis


Steve Marinconz


Daniel Benmergui


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