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Thursday, September 7 • 10:40am - 11:25am
Making Tools for Games [Panel]

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Most off-the-shelf engines like Unity and Unreal are great in the general case, but your game has some very unique needs. How can you make your development more efficient? Join a team of tools nerds as they explore the rewarding world of building game-specific utilities to speed up your coding, your art, your level design, and your testing.

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Jon Manning

Co-Founder, Secret Lab
Jon Manning is the co-founder of Secret Lab, an independent game development studio. He's written a whole bunch of books for O'Reilly Media about iOS development and game development, and has a doctorate about jerks on the internet. He's currently working on Button Squid, a top-down... Read More →

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Paris Buttfield-Addison

Lead Producer, Secret Lab
Paris Buttfield-Addison is the lead producer at Secret Lab, and knows when to stop going down the rabbit hole.
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John Kane

John Kane is an independent games developer, best known for the critically acclaimed Killing Time at Lightspeed.
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Tim Nugent

Independent Developer, lonely.coffee
Tim Nugent pretends to be a mobile app developer, game designer, PhD holder, and has recently started pretending to be an author. (He cowrote Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, Swift Development for Cocoa, Learning Swift, and The Kerbal Space Program book for O’Reilly Media.) When... Read More →

Thursday September 7, 2017 10:40am - 11:25am NZST