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How do you know if a prototype is worth finishing? When is the right time to start polishing? Why is making a platformer a bad idea? Roh will explore these questions and more as he shares 9 different lessons from making Nine, the indie roguelike about a cat who has nine lives to save the moon.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Rohit Crasta is a Technical Game Designer who has worked at studios such as Sneaky Games, Demiurge Studios, Funkitron, and GameCo. In his free time he loves to tinker, participating in game jams and making dozens of rapid prototypes. In 2020 he pitched Nine to RIT MAGIC and was accepted into their Community Incubator program. Nine is on track to launch this summer!
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A night of 5 - 10 minute presentations from a fantastic set of local developers, talking about anything gamedev! Come on out and join us in our wonderful CrowdCast chat room (link pending), kick back, and enjoy oration from local legends and surprising up-and-comers. Y'know, I think Lightning talks are are a great, eh, You Don't Know What You Don't Know type thing. Maybe you'll learn a surprising new technique you never knew you needed, or find a uniquely useful lil' dev tool. Perhaps you'll catch a brief anecdote that unveils a hidden facet of games that makes you wonder how much mystery yet remains in this world.
There's only one way to find out!
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The MassDiGI Game Challenge is a one-of-a-kind pitch contest that helps aspiring game developers launch new titles. The 10th annual Game Challenge will be held virtually on March 26 & 27, 2021. As always it will feature industry mentors, veteran judges, talks and great prizes – you don’t want to miss it! For more info and to pre-register, please visit: https://www.massdigi.org/gamechallenge/