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Session Name: The Production Secrets of 'Return to Monkey Island'
Speaker(s): Jenn Sandercock
Company Name(s): Inquisiment & Terrible Toybox
Track / Format: Production & Team Leadership

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Overview: Gain production insights from Return to Monkey Island's lead producer, Jenn Sandercock, about the two-year development cycle, working with an iconic IP, and building a no-crunch, fully remote team of 25 people in absolute secrecy. Learn the skills that allowed Return to Monkey Island to be completely playable within the first four months of development and the iterative process that followed.This talk is not a postmortem. It's a shipload of production-focused tips and techniques in small, digestible, rapid-fire, and actionable nuggets. All the tips will come with detailed, concrete examples of how we implemented them. Jenn will share internal Notion databases of tasks and art assets, cutscene pipeline details, meeting essentials, remote team building ideas like watercoolers, and more.

Game Developers Conference 2023

Jenn Sandercock

Inquisiment & Terrible Toybox

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Production & Team Leadership