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💬 A curated list of gaming talks (development, design, etc)
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Jul 7th, 2016

GDC Talks

  • [2016] Overwatch - The Elusive Goal: Play by Sound: Scott Lawlor, Tomas Neumann (Blizzard)
  • Jun 5th, 2016

    Other Talks

  • [2014, Nordic Game] Making of Monument Valley in Unity: Peter Pashley (ustwo)
  • Jun 5th, 2015

    Conferences

  • [2010, DICE] dicesummit
  • [2014, DICE Europe] 2014 D.I.C.E Europe
  • [2014, DICE] 2014 D.I.C.E. Summit
  • [2014, Steam Dev Days] Steam Dev Days
  • [2014, Unknown Worlds Post Mortems] Game Development Micro-Talks
  • [2014, Oculus Connect] Oculus Connect: Developer Sessions
  • [2013, DICE Europe] 2013 D.I.C.E Europe
  • [2013, DICE] 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit
  • [2013 - Now, IndieCade] Indiecade Official Channel
  • [2013, PRACTICE] PRACTICE 2013
  • [2012 - Now, DigiPen Game Engine Architecture] Game Engine Architecture Club
  • [2012 - Now, NYU Poly Game Lab] POLYGAMELAB Official Channel
  • [2012, DICE] dicesummit
  • [2011, DICE] dicesummit
  • Talks

  • [Episode 93, Collective Podcast] Discussing Monument Valley: Ken Wong (UsTwo Games)
  • GDC Talks

    TED Talks

  • [2015, TED]  Physical Therapy Is Boring — Play A Game Instead: Cosmin Mihaiu
  • [2015, TEDxTokyo] Play This Game To Come Up With Original ideas: Shimpei Takahashi
  • [2013, TEDGlobal] Massively Multi-Player… Thumb-Wrestling?: Jane McGonigal (Institute for the Future)
  • [2012, TEDGlobal] The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years Of Life: Jane McGonigal
  • [2012, TEDxCHUV] Your Brain On Video Games: Daphne Bavelier (University of Geneva)
  • [2012, TEDxPhoenix] Gaming For Understanding: Brenda Romero (Loot Drop)
  • [2011, [email protected]] How Games Make Kids Smarter: Gabe Zichermann (Author)
  • [2010, TEDGlobal] 7 Ways Games Reward The Brain: Tom Chatfield
  • [2010, TEDxBoston] The Game Layer On Top Of The World: Seth Priebatsch
  • [2010, TEDGlobal] Meet Milo, The Virtual Boy: Peter Molyneux
  • [2009, EG] The Art of Puzzles Scott Kim (Discover Magazine)
  • [2009, Serious Play] Play is More than Just Fun: Stuart Brown (National Institute for Play)
  • [1998, TED] Games for Girls: Brenda Laurel (California College of the Arts)
  • [2007, TED] Spore, Birth of a Game:Will Wright (Maxis)
  • [2006, TED] Are Games Better than Liife?: David Perry (Gaikai)
  • [2010, TED] Gaming Can Make A Better World: Jane McGonigal (Institute for the Future)
  • Dedicated Podcasts

  • A life well wasted: Robert Ashley
  • Brainy Gamer: Michael Abbott
  • Game Developers Radio: Joseph Burchett
  • Infinite Ammo Podcast: Alec Holowka
  • Another Castle: Charles J Pratt (Game Design Advance)
  • The Game Design Round Table: Jon Shafer (Firaxis), Dirk Knemeyer (The New Science, Tomorrow).
  • IndieGamePod Interviews with developers about their games.
  • Ludology: Ryan Sturm, Geoff Engelstein
  • Podclass: (Digipen)
  • Other Talks

  • [2015, University of Texas] John D. Carmack at UT Dallas: John D. Carmack (Oculus)
  • Panels

  • [2014, PlayStation Experience] How to Become a Game Designer (or How to Consider It) Panel Doug Holder, Quentin Cobb (Naughty Dog), Parker Hamilton (SuckerPunch), Ramone Russell (Sony San Diego), Massimo Giuarni (Ovosonico)
  • May 31st, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2015] How to Make Your Game Just Completely Hilarious: The Stanley Parable: William Pugh (Roberts & Co Bunsen Outlet Limited)
  • [2015] Classic Game Postmortem: Loom: Brian Moriarty (WPI)
  • May 30th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2013] Classic Game Postmortem: Myst: Robyn Miller (Zoo Break Gun Club)
  • [2015] Hearthstone: How to Create an Immersive User Interface: Derek Sakamoto (Blizzard)
  • May 8th, 2015

    May 2nd, 2015

    Other Talks

  • [2014, PRACTICE 2014] On Trying to Make Idea-Rich Games: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • Mar 28th, 2015

    Feb 22nd, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2014] Hearthstone: 10 Bits of Design Wisdom: Eric Dodds (Blizzard)
  • [2014] Level Design in a Day: Decisions That Matter - Meaningful Choice in Game and Level Design: Matthias Worch (2K Games)
  • [2014] There and Dad Again - The Octodad: Dadliest Catch Postmortem: John Murphy, Phil Tibitoski (Young Horses)
  • Jan 26th, 2015

    Other Talks

  • [2013, PAX East] Mastering Game Mechanics: Brandon DeCoster, Scott Rubin (GeekNights)
  • Jan 24th, 2015

    Other Talks

  • [2013, Georgia Tech] Facilitating Stories in Journey: John Nesky (thatgamecompany)
  • Jan 23rd, 2015

    Jan 22nd, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2014] The Art of The Witness: Luis Antonio (Thekla Inc)
  • [2014] Enhancing Sportsmanship in Online Games: Jeffrey Lin (Riot Games)
  • [2014, Europe] Super Time Force: Solving the Time Travel Paradox: Kenneth Yeung (Capy Games)
  • Jan 19th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2012] How I Got My Mom to Play Through Plants vs. Zombies: George Fan (PopCap)
  • Other Talks

  • [2012, G.A.N.G Summit] Music Design in Games: Rich Vreeland (Disasterpeace)
  • [2013, IGDA Seattle] Game Design Tools (I Wish I learned About Sooner): Daniel Cook (Spry Fox)
  • [2012, George Mason University] Lecture Series: Todd Howard (Bethesda)
  • Jan 18th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2012] Creating a Sequel to a Game That Doesn't Need One: Chet Faliszek, Erik Wolpaw (Valve)
  • Jan 17th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2013] AI Postmortems: Assassin's Creed III, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and Warframe: Daniel Brewer, Alex Cheng, Richard Dumas, Aleissia Laidacker (Panel)
  • [2014] Animation Bootcamp: An Indie Approach to Procedural Animation: David Rosen (Wolfire Games)
  • [2012] Attention, Not Immersion: Making Your Games Better with Psychology and Playtesting, the Uncharted Way: Richard Lemarchand (Naughty Dog)
  • Jan 14th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2009] Helping Your Players Feel Smart: Puzzles as User Interface: Randy Smith (Tiger Style)
  • [2013] Designing Journey: Jenova Chen (thatgamecompany)
  • Jan 13th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2014] Preserving a Sense of Discovery in the Age of Spoilers: James Crawford (Twinbeard Studios)
  • [2014] Narrative Legos: Ken Levine (Irrational Games)
  • [2011] Design in Detail: Tuning the Muzzle Velocity of the Plasma Rifle Bolt on Legendary Difficulty Across the HALO Franchise: Jaime Griesemer (Bungie)
  • Other Talks

  • [2014, Indievelopment] Attempting Deep Work, Surviving Long Projects: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2011, Berkeley] Programming Aesthetics Learned From Making Independent Games: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • Jan 12th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2011] Life and Death and Middle Pair: Go, Poker and the Sublime: Frank Lantz (Zynga)
  • Jan 10th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2014] Antichamber: An Overnight Success, Seven Years in the Making: Alexander Bruce
  • [2014] Antichamber: Three Years of Hardcore Iteration: Alexander Bruce
  • [2012] Classic Game Postmortem: Harvest Moon: Yasuhiro Wada (Toy Box, Inc.)
  • [2014] Interpreting Feedback and Maintaining Your Vision: Andy Nguyen (Pocketwatch Games)
  • [2014] Why Is Gone Home a Game?: Steve Gaynor (The Fullbright Company)
  • [2014] Jiro Dreams of Game Design: Brenda Romero (UC Santa Cruz)
  • [2007] Innovation in Indie Games: Kyle Gabler, Jenova Chen, Jon Mak, Jon Blow (Panel)
  • [2011] The Road Ahead: Cliff Bleszinski (Epic Games)
  • [2014] A Study in Transparency: How Board Games Matter: Soren Johnson (Mohawk Games)
  • [2007] Indie Prototyping: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2014] Hearts and Minds: Frank Lantz (NYU Game Center)
  • [2012] A Theory of Fun 10 Years Later: Raph Koster (Playdom)
  • [2010, Keynote] Everything You Know is Wrong: by Sid Meier (Firaxis Games)
  • [2013] Obsessive-Compulsive Development: Retro/Grade Postmortem: Matt Gilgenbach (24 Caret Games)
  • [2013] The Western Games That Conquered China: Henry Fong (Yodo1)
  • [2011] Truth in Game Design: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • Other Talks

  • [2008, Google Tech Talks] Designing a Pandemic: Lessons Learned: Matt Leacock
  • [2012 - Nordic Game Indie Night] Juice It Or Lose It: Martin Jonasson, Petri Purho (Indie)
  • [2012, Indie Connect] Sensible Nonsense: Rami Ismail, Jan Willem Nijman (Vlambeer)
  • [2007, Freeplay] How and Why: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2013, Game Connection Europe] Great Level Design and the Artistic Expression of Mathematics: Hamish Todd
  • [2013, BAFTA] From Shodan, to Big Daddy, to Elizabeth: The Evolution of AI Companions: Ken Levine (Irrational Games)
  • [2014, University of Virginia] A Fireside Chat with Rich Hilleman: Rich Hilleman (EA)
  • [2014, Tallinn University] Innovation in Game Design: Richard Bartle
  • [2013, PRACTICE 2013] Desigining a Legacy Game: Rob Daviau (IronWall Games)
  • [2013, Creative Mornings] Game Design: The Medium is the Message: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2013, Unite Nordic] Sir, You Are Being Proceudrally Generated: Tom Betts, James Carey (Big Robot)
  • [2013, INDIGO] The Art of Screenshake: Jan Willem Nijman (Vlambeer)
  • [2012, NY Film Academy] Functional Theory for Game Design: Keith Burgun (Dinofarm Games)
  • [2012, Eurogamer Expo] How to Give Yourself a Job in the Games Industry: Chet Faliszek (Valve)
  • [2011, NYU Game Center] Lecture Series: Portal 2: Erik Wolpaw (Valve)
  • [2011, Google Tech Talks] Getting Gamification Right: Sebastian Deterding (PLAIT Lab)
  • [2011, Games for Change] G4LI Keynote: Gabe Newell (Valve)
  • [2011, Games for Change] Make Games, Not War: Jesse Schell (Schell Games)
  • [2011, IndieCade] Designing the Universe: Jonathan Blow, Marc Ten Boch
  • [2010, Rice Univerisity] Video Games and the Human Condition: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2008, MIGS] Fundamental Conflicts in Contemporary Game Design: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2007, MIGS] Design Reboot: Jonathan Blow (Number None, Inc.)
  • [2003, Computer History Museum] Lessons from Game Design: Will Wright (Maxis)
  • Lists

  • https://twitter.com/GameDevTalks/
  • Jan 9th, 2015

    GDC Talks

  • [2012] The 5 Domains of Play: Applying Psychology's Big 5 Motivation Domains to Games: Jason VandenBerghe (Ubisoft)
  • [2011] Dynamics: The State of the Art: Clint Hocking (LucasArts)
  • [2010] Design in Detail: Changing the Time Between Shots for the Sniper Rifle from 0.5 to 0.7 Seconds for Halo 3: Jaime Griesemer (Bungie)
  • [2009] Everything I Learned About Level Design I Learned from Disneyland: Scott Rogers (THQ)
  • [2013, Europe] #1ReasonToBe: Annakaisa Kultima, Auriea Harvey, Brenda Romero, Zuraida Buter, Henrike aka Riker Lode, Siobhan Reddy, Leigh Alexander (Panel)
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