Clash of Realities is an international research conference providing the opportunity for interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. Experts from the academy, science and research, economics, politics, and the game industry will discuss pressing questions concerning the artistic design, technological development, and social perception of digital games, as well as the spreading of games literacy. In collaboration … Continue reading Clash of Realities – Cologne July 2021
Super amazing seeing full classes of students at SMU guildhall! Looking forward to doing talks in person again soon!
Rami and myself caught up with our friends at Google indie accelerator and lots of local scene and community leaders from different countries to share our experiences around that topic from various locations around the world.
For the Grads In Game Student Conference, I shared my insight on the creative process of designing games. The talk discussed what game ideas are, where they come from and how can we come up with better ideas. I also looked at originality in games and how can we become more original in creating video … Continue reading Grads in Games Conference – April 2021
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
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
We're going through interesting times in 2020, I was part of a panel that discusses game development during the pandemic and how the games market reacted and what are we to expect going forward.
I did an AMA with Google to help out the developers as part of my work as a Google mentor. This is a direct follow up to the work we've done last year in Singapore, super cool to reconnect with a lot of familiar friendly faces again. Hopefully next year it'll be in person 🙂
I joined a panel discussion around The development of electronic games in the middle east in collaboration with think tech, a Saudi initiative to raise awareness around technology and entrepreneurship in the MEAN region. https://youtu.be/T0u43s356nY The Middle East is the fastest-growing gaming market, and the MENA region holds the most active gaming community with a … Continue reading Panel Discussion – Think Tech – September 2020
I've been doing talks and presentations at devcom since it started, and this year as both devcom and Gamescom went digital, I didn't want to change the routine, I did my talk on prototyping at Devcom but also took part on the volunteer appreciation panel after the show with a fine crew of speakers from … Continue reading DEVCOM August 2020