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We the Willing
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We the Willing
Speaker: James Portnow (Game Designer/Design Correspondent, Divide by Zero)
Date/Time: Wednesday (September 17, 2008) 3:30pm — 4:30pm
Location (room): Room 9C
Track: Game Career Seminar
Format: 60-minute Lecture
Experience Level: All

Session Description
The answer to the question, “Why do I want to be a game developer?” may well determine most of the rest of your life. It’s time to take a few minutes and reflect on it. You have an opportunity to do something unique, something great. You, the upcoming generation of game developers, have the unique privilege of bringing a new art into existence. In all of human history, this is a rare thing. How do you achieve this dream? How do you play your part? Come find out.

Idea Takeaway
This session will stimulate fledgling game developers to take an introspective look at why they are here. Attendees in this session will leave feeling motivated and inspired by their career choices; they will take away answers to the question, “How will I play a part in shaping the next generation of games?”

Intended Audience
Students, newcomers to the game industry, and anyone still learning the ropes. Professional game developers in need of a little motivational pick-me-up are welcomed, too.

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