Sven Liebich, Gerard Fernandez, Carlos Coronado and Julian Serraví are some of the new names added to the list of mentors at the F2P Campus.
Whether you’re a professional in the industry or interested in taking your first steps in developing free-to-play video games, Vitoria-Gasteiz is the place to be this summer.
From July until the end of September Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5) and the Casa del Cordón (C/ Cuchillería, 24) will host all kinds of free talks related to various key aspects of developing free-to-play videogames.
All of them will be given by industry experts such as Sven Liebich, Julian Serravi, Isabel Tallos, Andrés Tallos, Álvaro Rico, Eugene Yailenko, Rafa Bernabé, Gerard Fernandez, Stephane Assadourian, Sangpil Moon, Joony Koo, Carlos Coronado and representatives of Tilting Point.
Save the date: Calendar of Public Talks on free-to-play videogame development
This is the list of public talks confirmed so far:
Sven Liebich: ‘Mailman Bites Dog. Why catchphrases matter in the F2P business today.’
July 23, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
VP Art at Social Point. Game art and game production expert since 1997. Key artist, creative director, and senior producer for worldwide recognized games such as ‘The Settlers’ (Ubisoft), ‘Lord of Ultima’ at Electronic Arts, and many others.
July 29, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Free-to-play game designer expert. Game Designer at Social Point. Working hard as Live Operations Designer in Dragon City (+50 million downloads). Founder of the indie studio Red Candle.
August 1, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Artist and photographer. Renowned artist and photographer having made the move to lead artist of successful free-to-play videogames.
August 1, 7:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Free-to-play game business specialist. Former Director of Business Strategy EMEA for the Japanese videogames giant GREE Inc. Founder of independent free-to-play game studio Everguild.
Álvaro Rico: ‘Free-to-play myths & legends.’
August 12, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Free-to-play mobile game design expert. Lead designer of free-to-play games ‘Respawnables’ and ‘Afterpulse’, totalling over 50 million downloads.
August 15, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Lead game designer at ZeptoLab specialized in free-to-play. Designed ‘CATS’, ‘King of Thieves’ and ‘Cut the Rope 2’.
August 19, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Monetization-oriented game design expert. Took part in the design of several of the top free-to-play games developed in the last few years.
August 28, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Games industry expert since 2002. Founded Microjocs and grew it to €2 million annual revenue, then sold it to Digital Chocolate. VP and Studio GM for Digital Chocolate Barcelona. Cofounded Omnidrone in August 2013 and raised $2 million US from Nokia Growth Partners, London Venture Partners and Kibo.
September 2, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Games Creativity & Production Expert. Founding member of the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ franchise. 20-year veteran game developer with expertise in IP Development, Production & Processes and Creativity Management. Coach for anyone who wants to make games.
September 11, 6:00 pm – Dendaraba (C/ Paz, 5)
Tilting Point is a next-generation games partner that provides top development studios with capital, expert resources, services, and operational support to scale the success of high-quality free-to-play games.
September 18, 6:00 pm – Casa del Cordón (C/ Cuchillería, 24)
Data-driven free-to-play games specialist. Founder & CEO at Cogoo. Formerly at Devsisters and Nexon America.
September 18, 7:00 pm – Casa del Cordón (C/ Cuchillería, 24)
Free-to-play monetization expert. Pioneer of free-to-play game monetization starting at Com2Us with the 2010 hit ‘Homerun Battle 3D’. Member of the jury at the prestigious IMGA awards.
F2P Campus Academy
September 21, 9:00 am – Casa del Cordón (C/ Cuchillería, 24)
Following the directions of instructor Carlos Coronado, attendees will create their first video game using one of the most widely used professional videogame engines on the market. In this way they will be able to apply everything they learn in future projects.