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Saturday, March 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Surviving and Thriving as an Independent Game Developer

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Cinco Barnes, previously Lead Designer of “Star Wars: Galaxies,” currently Chief Visionary Officer of Spacetime Studios, discusses how his company abandoned their charter to create large-scale PC MMO games and leveraged unique competitive advantages to find profitability in the emerging online mobile games market. This presentation covers strategies that Spacetime Studios employed to insulate the company from uncertainty while guiding it to a new market, as well as best practices for transposing well-known PC MMO features onto today’s mobile gaming devices.
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Cinco Barnes

CVOSpacetime StudiosCinco Barnes: native Texan, graduate of UT Austin (1994), mediocre musician, amateur T.V. personality (Austin Cable 10's "Show With No Name") - has been a professional Game Designer since 1997's "Wing Comamnder: Prophecy." Most recently, Cinco designed the hit... Read More →


Saturday March 12, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB

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