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James Everett (Producer and Lead Game Designer, Magic Leap/Weta Workshop)
Location: Room 210, South Hall
Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pass Type: All Access, VRDC Add On - Get your pass now!
Topic: Game VR/AR
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
How do you design levels for the real world? How do you approximate a hardware feature that won't be ready for months? How do you make an intense action game for players of all experience levels in a new medium? 'Dr. Grordbort's Invaders' is the world's first long-form mixed reality action game, and it was created by a brand new team, on an in-development platform, incubated within the walls of an Academy Award-winning physical props company. In this talk, James will discuss how the Weta Gameshop team, born of a collaboration between Magic Leap and Weta Workshop, delivered on their mandate to make a great game while providing feedback on the ever-evolving hardware and software that became the Magic Leap One Creator Edition.
Attendees will hear what it's like to be among the earliest of adopters in a brand new medium. Learn from the 'Dr. Grordbort's Invaders' team's successes and pitfalls to illuminate your path into mixed reality development.
Developers working in mixed or augmented reality who want a deep dive into a game shipped in a new medium, and those curious and excited about the future of games.