IGDA Seattle and Bungie Studios present an evening of Indie insight – Succeeding as an Independent Developer, a panel of speakers including Uber Entertainment, Spryfox, 5th Cell and more!
Hosted by Bungie Studios, please join us for this timely panel, on 16 February, from 7-9:30 pm. No registration required, but space is limited to the theater capacity.
David Edery is the CEO of Spry Fox, an independent studio that has developed or co-developed titles such as Steambirds, Triple Town, Panda Poet, and Realm of the Mad God. Previously, David was the worldwide games portfolio manager for Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Arcade service.
As a ten year veteran of the games industry, Jeremiah “Miah” Slaczka is best known for his creation of the multi-million unit selling franchises Scribblenauts and Drawn to Life. Jeremiah focuses on inventing new IP, creative direction of all 5TH Cell projects, and drives the company direction and vision.
In 2003, Jeremiah, along with Joseph Tringali and Brett Caird, co-founded 5TH Cell Media, with a concrete vision to focus on original IP and become an industry leader in the development of one-of-a-kind, creative, AAA titles.
Having just released his first iOS game, Run Roo Run, Miah is now focusing on the final stretch of his first XBLA title, Hybrid, as well as 2 more unannounced titles.
Bob is founder and CEO of Uber Entertainment, makers of the hit XBLA game Monday Night Combat and the follow up free to play sequel, Super Monday Night Combat. Bob is also CEO of imba Entertainment, a new start-up that recently released Moonbreakers in the Chrome Web Store.
Over the last two decades he has been involved in nearly all aspects of game development including game design, engine programming, audio design, production, marketing, and business. His current focus is the development of UberNet, the F2P platform which supports both games. Bob serves as an advisory board member to the Seattle IGDA chapter and as a member of the board of directors of Kids Quest Children’s Museum.
Our very own Tom Buscaglia!
Tom Buscaglia, The Game Attorney, is a principal in the law firm The Game Attorney PC and is the President of Dev-Biz, Inc., with offices in the Seattle, Washington, area.
*Update: Incorrectly listed a Valve as a participant, misspelled Mr. Berry’s name *and* messed up Mr. Slaczka’s bio, a veritable hat-trick of errors; sorry for the confusion(s).