GAME NIGHT! Designing for Games Roundtable, Part 2

GAME NIGHT! Designing for Games Roundtable, Part 2

October 7 | 9:00 PM

60 minutes

We liked so many games that we decided to host a second night! The participating game developers on Game Night, Part 2 are Michelle Ma, Cloud Tian, Jasmine Persephone (Koshka’s Cafe), Ed Lu, Nick Amlag (Breakpoint), Nana Moon (Keylocker) and Brian S. Chung (Free Agency). Both nights will spotlight each game before opening up into casual roundtable discussion on game design.

Game Spotlight:
Koshka’s Cafe: Free online in browser. Link to game:
koshkas-kofe.itch.io/koshkas-kofe
Breakpoint: For purchase on Steam. Link to game:
store.steampowered.com/app/1273250/Breakpoint/
Keylocker | Turn Based Cyberpunk Action: Not Yet Released. Link to game: store.steampowered.com/app/1325040/Keylocker__Turn_Based_Cyberpunk_Action
Free Agency: Not Yet Released. Link to game:
store.steampowered.com/app/1215020/Free_Agency/

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Guest Speakers

  • Michelle Ma

    Michelle Ma

    Michelle, Cloud, and Jasmine are all students of USC’s Interactive Media and Games MFA program. For this project, Michelle is the artist and developer, Cloud is the sound designer and composer, and Jasmine is the narrative designer.

  • Cloud Tian

    Cloud Tian

    Michelle, Cloud, and Jasmine are all students of USC’s Interactive Media and Games MFA program. For this project, Michelle is the artist and developer, Cloud is the sound designer and composer, and Jasmine is the narrative designer.

  • Jasmine Persephone

    Jasmine Persephone

    Michelle, Cloud, and Jasmine are all students of USC’s Interactive Media and Games MFA program. For this project, Michelle is the artist and developer, Cloud is the sound designer and composer, and Jasmine is the narrative designer.

  • Ed Lu

    Ed Lu

    Studio Aesthesia is a small independent company comprised of Edward Lu and Nick Amlag. The studio is focused on developing games with punchy, kinetic gameplay intertwined with unique mechanics.

  • Nick Amlag

    Nick Amlag

    Studio Aesthesia is a small independent company comprised of Edward Lu and Nick Amlag. The studio is focused on developing games with punchy, kinetic gameplay intertwined with unique mechanics.

  • Brian S. Chung

    Brian S. Chung

    Brian S. Chung is an award-winning game designer, event producer, and educator. He has over a decade of design experience, and some of his games have been played by millions of players worldwide. Community is at the core of all of his work. He has hosted events for hundreds of developers and thousands of players. He is a director at The Sheep’s Meow, an independent game development studio and a local community organization based in the New Jersey / New York City area.