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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Game Design Career Fireside with Raph Koster with Bryant Francis
Speaker(s): Bryant Francis, Raph Koster
Company Name(s): Game Developer, Playable Worlds
Track / Format: Visual Arts

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Overview: In this fireside chat, Game Developer senior editor Bryant Francis interviews Raph Koster, CEO of Playable Worlds, Inc. who has worked at EA, Sony, and Disney, and served as lead designer and director for titles like Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies. They'll discuss his career as a top game designer, what's changed in the field since he wrote his classic book A Theory of Fun for Game Design, and what it's like to have run his own company twice.

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Bryant Francis

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Raph Koster

Playable Worlds

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts