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How to Grow your Online Games for massive player engagement and revenue
--special guests founders Josh Rose of Flying Wisdom Studios and Joe Dunn of e23 Games
Hello Bay Area Game Developers,
Do you want more players for your games this year?
How about more engaged players that spend more in each play session?
Are you worried about this not happening?
We have all heard the less than optimistic coverage on game revenues. According to the NPD group/Gamasutra US retail video game industry sales January 2010 sales decreased 13% from the same time last year. Even social game viral growth, a major buzz area over the last few years, is not as easy with Facebook virality changes and the rise of game companies with massive user bases and large marketing muscle.
How do you prevent yourself from being part of these statistics?
How do you arm yourself for the next wave of successful games?
Join us August 10th at 7pm to hear Joe Dunn and Josh Rose give you a brain dump download of how they win in the market so you can too. They will cover how they combine:
• creative design
• new technology
• platform agnostic virality
to create game experiences players crave, share, and keep coming back for.
There will be a brief interactive Q&A between each speaker, so designers and developers can get a chance to get some direct opinions or strategies on some of their own games and businesses
Do you want to network grow your business and have a good time?
Come party with us after the event to brainstorm, chill, or simply share a beer with awesome fellow game developers, designers, artists, and deal makers.
This event will sell out! We have 94 seats left, as of a 4 days ago we had 200! Join us! Your going to want to be at this event to grow your business this year!
Sana Choudary and Japheth Dillman
When: August 10th, 7-9pm Afterparty: 9-10pm
Where: Art Institute of California, 4th floor, 1130 Market Street, 10 UN Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102
Afterparty: from 9-10pm, location Jillians, 101 4th Street #1070, San Francisco, CA 94103
Joe Dunn is Co-Founder and CEO of e23 Games, a San Francisco-based startup concentrating on Geo-Located, Social Augmented Reality Games. Joe has a deep background in digital media tools for artists, professionals and the end consumer, and was a key member of the team that built Macromedia into a successful public company. Joe co-founded e23 Games to pursue a fascination with mixed-world entertainment – building on the experience of successful social games by combining social objects in the real world with social gaming rules and Augmented Reality to produce personal, connected casual fun for the mobile consumer.
Josh Rose is Co-Founder and CEO of Flying Wisdom Studios. Flying Wisdom Studios is Josh’s fourth start-up company; most recently from Lamplighter Studios, Inc. where he built a worldwide team of 80 artists for outsourcing and art services generating $1.2 million in sales in 2008 before sale to Broadcaster.com in 2008.
With over seventeen
years in the interactive entertainment industry, Josh is equal parts
CEO, producer, game designer, and professor. At Lamplighter Studios Josh managed sales and management for art outsourcing projects such
as Upper Deck for World of Warcraft, BioShock, Aurora Feint and numerous
His formative years in the industry began in 1993 at Crystal Dynamics amongst some of the industry’s most respected veterans, and he spent time at a few other reputable studios such as 3DO and Stormfront. His shipped games include: Solar Eclipse, Blood Omen The Legacy of Kain, Gex 2, Akuji the Heartless, Greed, and Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone.
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