Gaming, Graphics & Future of Technology Brian Robbins President/Founder Riptide Games brian@riptidegames.com Twitter: @dubane.

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  • Gaming, Graphics & Future of Technology Brian Robbins President/Founder Riptide Games brian@riptidegames.com Twitter: @dubane
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  • Agenda Background Myself Riptide Games Video Game Industry Careers in Gaming Location Salaries Skills Experience Future Upcoming Trends Challenges and Opportunities Q&A
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  • Who am I? Graduated University of Denver in 2001 BS, Computer Science w/ minor in Leadership MBA Lived in Denver, Ottawa and New York Programmed over 100 games Do what I love
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  • About Riptide Games Founded in 2007 Indie game developer Focus on next-gen mobile iPhone, Palm Pre, Android, etc All the cool toys
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  • Video Game Industry $26.5 Billion global software sales from 3/2007 3/2008 10% per year Source: Hudson Square Research Chart: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2008 /01/growth-of-gaming-in-2007-far- outpaces-movies-music.ars
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  • Careers in Games Over 100,000 game developers in 2005 Source: gameindustrymap.com
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  • Salaries Average salary $79,000 Programming - $85,000 Art - $69,000 Game Designer - $67,000 Producer - $82,000 Audio - $78,000 Q/A - $39,000 Business / Legal - $102,000 Source: Game Developer 8th Annual Salary Survey
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  • Skills Creativity Math / Programming Artistic Ability Organization / Project Management Creativity
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  • Experience & Education Love of games Programming or similar creative endeavor Hobby projects Education Computer Science Project Management? Business
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  • Upcoming Trends Huge scale vs. Indie Democratization of development Mobile platforms Social Gaming Casual Games New Hardware Interfaces
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  • Challenges & Opportunities Shrinking attention span Plethora of free content Global Marketplace Connected Gamers Aging Gamers
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  • Q & A Brian Robbins President/Founder Riptide Games brian@riptidegames.com Twitter: @dubane

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