Tag: IGDA Scholarship
I had a blast at the GDC this year as an IGDA scholarship winner! I would recommend any game developer or enthusiast to pilgrimage to this event held yearly in San Francisco. The speakers are knowledgeable and some of the top names in the industry, and there is every chance to meet with them and others at the networking events. It’s THE conference to attend in this industry and I will be making every attempt possible to attend next year.
Here’s a breakdown of my experience:
I arrived Sunday and spent Monday being a tourist. My school kindly agreed to let me arrive a day early so that I could see some of the city, and get in on a few networking events. Monday night the scholars got together for sushi. There were way too many people to organize so I wouldn’t encourage future scholars to attempt this again. Just mingle and shake hands at the IGDA booth and meet up during the rest of the week. (continue reading…)