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Sunday, June 28 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Development Success Starts With the Right Engine

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There is few more critical choices when developing your game then selecting the right engine, but it can take months before you know if you made the right choice. Get some advice on selecting the right engine for your game from the start.


Eric Arnold

A native of Champaign, IL, Eric has been playing games since he could pick up a controller, and creating them almost as long. Most projects were solo efforts until he helped co-found Spartasoft at Michigan State University. The group is devoted to teaching students how to create... Read More →
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Heather M Decker

Heather M Decker is Lead Technical Artist at Zynga Chicago and heads up IGDA Chicago, an organisation she has volunteered for since she was living in Iowa in 2011. She’s a two-time IGDA Scholar, and now sits on the committee that organizes this life-changing program. She holds... Read More →

William Helfrich

William holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and has experience building VR simulations and serious games. He is the Co-Lead Developer on the tank party game, ALL THINGS GO BOOM! In his free time, he enjoys skiing, climbing, and sailing. One day he hopes... Read More →

Randy Nash

From the time he played his first video game, Randy knew that this was the industry for him. Growing up building computers he always had a knack for taking things apart, figuring out how they worked, and then putting them back together (always with a few bolts left over). Randy’s... Read More →

Sunday June 28, 2015 1:00pm - 1:45pm EDT
B: Small Panel Room Panel Room 140

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