- 6 years ago
The details of the videogame industry and how it operates are slowly becoming more and more of interest to the general public, as with many other forms of media, we are becoming less satisfied with simply consuming it and seek out details of the who, how, when and why of how videogames are made. This session aims to give the lowdown on the current state of the industry, how it has developed and where it's headed.
Edward Stern, Splash Damage
Edward Stern is Lead Writer at Splash Damage, one of the most successful independent game development studios in the UK. He studied History and English at Glasgow University (1990-94) and in 2002 he somehow landed a job in game development working for Splash Damage, then a mod team just turned professional, specialising in First Person Shooters. He worked on Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and Brink, for which he received a Writers’ Guild nomination.