As part of Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #5, Mediatonic's Arran Topalian hosted a panel session all about how to create a game remotely. The panel also featured Martin Mittner from Tiny Hydra, Josh Nilson from East Side Games, Luna Javier from Altitude Games, Dave Rohrl from Mobile Game Doctor, and Fawzi Mesmar from EA DICE. … Continue reading Panel at PGC Digital – Feb 2021
The Habibis is three game developers drinking some good Arab Tea for what should be no more than thirty minutes to an hour each week, inshallah. Fawzi Mesmar (@fawzimesmar), Osama Dorias (@osamadorias), and Rami Ismail (@tha_rami) discuss games and media and life as a bunch of Arab living all over the big world. You can … Continue reading The Habibis Podcast
2020 will be a year that we’ll be talking about for generations to come. What a crazy year it has been. In a year that separated us physically from each other, our loved ones and colleagues, we turned to new ways to connect, to have fun and to stay sane. It was a year that … Continue reading Top 15 games of the year 2020
Absolutely floored and humbled to be named one gamesindustry.biz 100 game changers! It's incredible to see my work being recognized and that only pushes me to do more! This series aims to profile 100 individuals and organizations making progress in vital areas like diversity, accessibility, charity, mental health, progressive politics, lifting emerging markets, uniting communities, … Continue reading Gamesindustry.biz GI 100 | Game Changers – December 2020
I did the debut for my new talk on the creative process to over 80 students at the London university of fine arts today. The talk tried to describe what are ideas, where do they come from, how can we come up with better ideas and what is originality and how can we become more … Continue reading Talk at London university of arts – December 2020
I did my talk on creativity and ideas in this live streamed event from Egypt. Great to reconnect with this community and it was a pretty cool event! thanks for the organizers and everyone in attendance and the chat!
Had a chat about creativity and ideas. with the fine people at Google india who hosted an event for the local developers during India games week. Great to meet with this community again and looking forward to doing this in real life as well.
Did my talk on effective Prototyping at the Prague GDS event this year which was remote but also had a full 3D environment for people to wander into. Great experience! Looking forward to being in Prague in person next year! My talk in the 3D virtual world
https://share.transistor.fm/e/45174dfb Episode 11: Mastering Retention Podcast with Fawzi Mesmar Head of Design at EA DICE Tom and Myself had a nice chat about my career, education and some of my thoughts on game design. We also had a quick chat on somethings that relate to retention in games casual or otherwise.
We had a delightful conversation on living games, what does that mean, what are the defining characteristics of them and how do different companies keep their games fresh and exciting over longer periods of time.