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Saturday, October 1 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jamming Along to Game Jams

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Game jams are awesome but hard! Come learn practical advice about preparing for, participating in, and following up on game jams from a panel of experienced game jam developers and contributors. Sneak a preview of ILU Jam game Anthrotari!

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Lain Farlight

Magical Girl / CEO, Ikonoclast
Hi there! I'm Alyssia Lain Farlight, or just Lain for short! I work as a freelance UI designer and developer, as well as a design and writing consultant, alongside running my own game development collective at Ikonoclast
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J. C. Holder

Owner, Biggest Robot Productions
Creator of Anthrotari, the queer furry visual novel set in the 90s Internet (http://www.anthrotari.com). | | Software developer. Game developer and producer. Co-author of Beautiful Senshi Hearts, the mahou shoujo tabletop roleplaying game Powered by the Apocalypse (http://bsh.moe).
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Diana Liao

Student, Princeton University
Hi there! I'm a writer, artist, and programmer, and games kind of involved all three, so that worked out nicely. I'm currently a solo dev who works on narrative fantasy weird games, and I tend to like ghosts and stars and dreams a little too much. | I'm always unreasonably excited about game dev and creating things in general, so talk to me about your projects (and I'll probably tell you about mine)! And anything involving graphics or... Read More →
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Ellen McGrody

writer, anthrotari.com
I'm Ellen McGrody. I'm a trans woman, a cat mom, a huge Sonic the Hedgehog fan, a music lover, and a freelance writer. I'm currently a writer on Anthrotari, an upcoming visual novel for PC, Mac, and Linux. I'm the chairwoman of Run for Our Rights, a 24-hour live marathon in November to celebrate the 10th anniversary Sonic '06 and raise money for the Transgender Law Center. I'm working on a zine celebrating weird fan fiction called Someone... Read More →
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Emily E. Meo

Audio Designer, Everi
Emily Meo graduated from the University of Texas Butler School of Music in 2013 with a degree in composition, and has been making audio for various games ever since, ranging from AAA to indie to casino. She currently lives in Austin, Texas where she designs audio for casino games during the day and writes music for small-scale indie games at night. She'll be at GaymerX to talk about her game jam experiences through the lens of a game audio... Read More →
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Tobiah Zarlez

Game Evangelist, Microsoft
Tobiah Zarlez has been an independent game developer since 2009, and is most famous for the physics based puzzle game "Blast Monkeys". | | Tobiah started working for Microsoft in 2013 as a Game Evangelist, helping developers make better games.

Saturday October 1, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panels Room C Camino Real