Tag: gdc

Twittering From GDC 2008

I don’t have the energy to write proper blog posts during the Game Developers Conference, but I have been using Twitter to post micro updates about my experience and observations of the event and what’s happening around me at GDC. If you have a Twitter account, feel free to follow. I’m using the TwitterSync Facebook application to feed my Twitter…

CA-ing @ GDC 2008

I was one of 350 people chosen to be a Conference Associate at the Game Developers Conference next month (18 – 22 February) in San Francisco. I did not attend the GDC in 2007 because I was busy moving across the country, however I was a CA at GDC 2006. The CA army will be wearing fluorescent pink shirts this…

Darwinia’s Success at GDC: “Patronising” and “Out of Touch”?

Darwinia is a game about sentient, evolving life forms (Darwinians) living inside a computer. Their home is threatened by a computer virus, and the player’s task is to destroy the virus and save the Darwinians. Darwinia was the darling of the Independent Games Festival at the Game Developers Conference last week, winning three awards for Innovation in Visual Art, Technical…

DS on the Brain

On the flight out of San Jose on Saturday, I struck up a conversation with the guy sitting next to me on the plane. He had his PSP and he was playing a Splinter Cell Siphon Filter game that he downloaded at the Sony booth at the GDC. We talked about games, what he does (videogame music composer), etc. He…

GDC 2006 Pictures

Some pictures I took at the Game Developers Conference 2006. Not nearly as many I would have liked to have snapped. Should have been better about that. Considering whether to put up all my pictures of myself and other Conference Associates. I have nearly 70 pictures from GDC total, and more than half that number are of CAs. Do people…