Morgan Godat stops by the D3 bar! Morgan started his career as an artist in the late 90's before launching in to art and creative direction on games like The Sims and Eve Online. Most recently he was the Executive Director on the critically acclaimed VR game Sparc from CCP's Atlanta studio. Morgan has a unique and fascinating approach to the video game production process and he even did time as our host's roommate in Shanghai, China!
Dave Mianowski joins us at the bar! Dave works as a Developer Account Manager at Microsoft for XBox developers. He’s the front-line tech guy who solves a whole myriad of developers' problems with almost every big XBox game in development. A graduate of DigiPen Institute of Technology, a veteran of the indie game scene, and currently he’s a Chicago native who now makes his home in Seattle. Oh, and he used to be locked in a faraday cage.
Creative Director, Ben Jones takes us for a ride down the video game development rapids. Soaked in whiskey! Ben has been closely involved with franchises such as SOCOM, Medal of Honor, Battlefield, H1Z1, and more. From his beginnings with an Apple II to taking a break from AAA games and diving into the indie world, Ben shares with us his personal journey through game development.