Time: Friday 2 September 2016 at 13:00 - 15:00
Location: E2, Lindstedtsvägen
Teachers: Daniel Pargman (pargman) , Malin Picha Edwardsson (picha)
Student groups: TMETM_2, TMMTM_2
Guest: Linda Kiby, CEO at Warpzone Studios AB.
Title: Where do we go from here?
Talk: Right now "everyone" in the games industry is talking about VR (and not much else). But is VR actually arriving and is it our only hope? The answer might not be so straightforward. What other interesting things are happening in games and in the computer games industry right now? Get the inside scoop! Linda will also talk about how computer games are created, including the differences between the big-budget AAA games and smaller productions.
About: Linda has worked at Avalanche Studios and Paradox Interactive as a Level Designer, Techical Designer, Technical Assistant (Community Manager, IT-Manager, Tech Support, Localization Manager, Installer Maker), Assistant Producer, Producer and Executive Producer. Linda is now in the middle of starting up a brand new gaming studio. She is also a former Media Technology engineering student who graduated from KTH 10 years ago.
Literature: See the literature webpage