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Pass Type: Independent Games Summit Pass, Student Pass, All Access Pass -Get your pass now!
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
The barriers to entry continue to drop. Yet, the barriers to success are higher than they have ever been. Making a great game is the starting point. While we all know that marketing your game and building a community of fans are some of the ingredients to success, time and again developers make dumb business decisions that torpedo their chance to have meaningful business success. This session will dig into some not-so-obvious (that maybe should be obvious) secrets to ensure you don't completely bomb in the marketplace.
Hard earned experiences and examples on how not to totally screw up at the business of games. Includes both tips related to shipping games, as well as building a studio.
All those responsible for the business side of their games and/or studio.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
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Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.