GDC Europe 2016 Schedule

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  • 8 Keys to a Long Career in Games

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    Location:  Congress Saal 1, 4th Level
    Format: Lecture
    Track: Business, Marketing and Management, Production
    Pass Type: Student Pass, All Access Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: Video
    Audience Level: All

    Don Daglow has been creating games for the last 45 years, starting as a university student programming mainframe games for other students to play before the birth of the games industry. He has worked on every generation of game hardware from the beginnings of the industry to the PS4 and mobile games today. In this talk he'll use what he's learned in those 45 years to list 8 strategies that he believes will help you have a long and successful career in games.

    Takeaway

    1. Questions you need to answer for yourself about what you want in your career. 2. A short checklist of traits that will help you survive long term in the games business. 3. How to look at the ideas of being a generalist and of being a specialist.

    Intended Audience

    Anyone in the industry or anyone who is planning a games career.