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10th SWFL Tech Meetup: Lee Bretschneider - From Nothing to Nindie

  • The Rocket Lounge

    1422 Hendry St, Fort Myers, FL (map)

    26.644646 -81.870026

  • 3rd Floor, corner building, Hendry Street and First Street.
  • Summary:

    From Nothing to Nindie: An Artist's Head-First Dive into Indie Game Development

    Pre Holiday Game Development meetups... that's what it is all about. Come join us as Lee will provide us wit the rare opportunity to glimpse into the world of Game development. Lee will talk about the in's and out's of indie game development from an Artists point of view. 

    You can check out the Trailer for "Temple of Yog" for which Lee is Lead Game Artist to get a taste of how super cool indie game development looks like. 


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlOzGeGkzWA


    Agenda:

    6:45 - Arrival / Networking 

    7:15 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers

    7:20 - Startup Demo / Pitches (5 MINUTES each) -- Apply if interested

    7:40 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill

    7:45 - From Nothing to Nindie - Lee Bretschneider

    8:15 - QnA

    8:30 - Networking & Wrap-Up

    9:00 - Exit Venue and head to After Party - Location: United Ale House


    Startup Pitches

    We are going to host 2-3 startups pitches where you can pitch to the group. To apply simply email a short summary of you and your startup  (include possible links to website or pitch-decks) to the organizer, and we will contact you.

    ABOUT Temple of Yog

    Released about one year ago, Temple of Yog picked up some steam from very credible places. Indiecade and Vice reported and featured the game.

    Check out the article Vice wrote back in January: 

    Got a Wii U? Love a Bit of Ritual Slaughter? ‘Temple of Yog’ Might Be the Game for You

    Temple of Yog was also the only selected Wii U title for IndiCade 2015

    IndiCade 2015 - Temple of Yog

    And lastly some super cool Blogpost from the lead designer Lee himself, about the use of color in game art and approaches towards accessibility for color deficiency:

    Blogpost on Gamasutra


    ABOUT Lee Bretschneider

    Lee is the Founder of the Adventuring Company as well as the Lead Game Artist at CHUDCHUD INDUSTRIES, where he is currently pushing pixels for the game Temple of Yog. Watch a super cool time laps of some of his work on the game here: 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKdAt59H0ng

    Check out Lee's website, and support a local entrepreneur and Artist by buying some artwork of his. www.adventuringcompany.com

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