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Digital Dive Workshop Series

Join us for weekly after-school workshops featuring a hands-on introduction to the game development and interactive digital media, followed by a studio tour at a local gaming company.

Digital Dive Workshop Series

Join us for weekly after-school workshops featuring a hands-on introduction to the game development and interactive digital media, followed by a studio tour at a local gaming company.

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February 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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DMG February Speaker Social

February 8, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear from participants in the 2020 Black Women Film! × DMG VR Camp that took place this January, take a look at Blackness and representation in the VR landscape, and get hands-on with their volumetric video projects.

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Discover how LiveOps is shaping the next big step in games and how your studio can use this powerful approach to game development to better engage with your communities and monetize your game.

Crystin Cox, Director of Live Operations at Xbox Game Studios Publishing joins us to demystify live-ops for Video Games. She will highlight how studios can better implement live service elements for both console, PC and mobile games.

“The heart of LiveOps is taking care of a game, and taking care of a game’s players over an extended period of time” – Crystin Cox

Zoom Link Will Appear in the Confirmation Email

The session will cover:

  • What is LiveOps and how your studio can create and maintain great live games
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Recommended workflows & strategies

Join us for Demystifying Live-Ops for Video Games with Xbox Game Studios Publishing and level up your company!

Schedule

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Presentations

The talk scheduled for 1-2 pm followed by extended Q&A up to 2:30 pm if needed

Presenters

Crystin Cox – Director of Live Operations at Xbox Game Studios Publishing

Crystin Cox is currently the Director of Live Game Operations for Xbox Game Studios Publishing. Before joining Xbox in 2019, she spent 16 years as a game developer working on large scale, online games with teams at ArenaNet, Nexon, and Disney. Over the course of her career, Crystin has focused on game design and direction, monetization strategy, and LiveOps while also being active in the game developer community as a frequent speaker and writer, especially about ethics in monetization.

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