Gaming On The Surface: NYC Fall 2013 Gaming Industry Overview

NOTE:  Attendees MUST RSVP on Eventbrite here:

Gaming On The Surface is a new event run by NY Game Forum and sponsored by Microsoft to give you a day full of game demos and talks. On November 23rd we will launch our first weekend event highlighting some of the best local Indie games. This fall event will focus on letting our presenters demo their games with a unique opportunity to also play them, talk with the developers and network. We’ll also have a panel on how to monetize and market your games.

Monetizing & Marketing Games Panel

- Moderated by Jesse Freeman, (Microsoft Gaming Evangelist)

- Nate Altschul (Nickelodeon)

- Brad O'Farrell (Can Trip Games) 

- Rob Grossberg (TreSensa)

- Giordano Contestabile (Tilting Point)

We will cover everything from crowd funding your game to post launch marketing as well as focus in on what makes a successful game. Most importantly, we’ll also have lots of time for Q&A.


Stay tuned for the full schedule of speakers and event details. Make sure you register early to reserve your spot.


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The Law Offices of Christopher G. Reid helps game companies of all sizes with the full range of legal issues from incorporation to contract drafting,  development agreements, IP rights management and protection. Chris is a lifelong gamer and veteran IP attorney putting his skills to work for the development community. Have a quick question and want to work with true experts in the field? Contact Chris for a free consultation about your legal needs and find out how his flexible pricing and dedication to clients will help you keep your focus on making great games.  Email chris@chrisreidlaw or call [masked]


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  • Yepi M.

    Hopefully this can grow and expand further.

    December 16, 2013

  • Ben W. S.

    AMAZING event today. Thanks to Jesse + the NYC Games Forum for putting this together! 6/5 stars.

    2 · November 23, 2013

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