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11 Indie Adventures from Pocket Gamer Connects London 2017

11 Indie Adventures from Pocket Gamer Connects London 2017

Did you miss Pocket Gamer Connects London 2017? Well fear not! We have all the sessions available for your viewing pleasure.

We’ve put together a list of the videos from the Indie Adventures track right here, all just a few clicks away.

The sessions focus on the leading trends at the heart of the mobile games industry for 2017.

Covered in this set of videos you’ll find:

  • Why the hell are we still making games?
  • The benefits and pitfalls of working with an existing IP in games
  • The indie adventure: Is it still worth it?
  • The keys to indie game developer survival 
  • What can game developers learn from Supercell and Pixar? 
  • Find the perfect match: Business development for indie developers
  • Shipping casual games on mobile
  • 4 tips on becoming a profitable indie game developer
  • Virtual reality in 2017: What to expect 
  • The difference between starting up in 2016 vs 2006
  • PG Connects London 2017 panel: Brilliant or BS?

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  • Why the hell are we still making games?

    Speaking at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2017, Fireproof's Barry Meade discusses his history with video games, and why it's ultimately a game developer's job to be interesting for a living.


  • The benefits and pitfalls of working with an existing IP in games

    At Pocket Gamer Connects London 2017, a panel of developers, publishers and IP holders discussed the true value of working with an IP, and how to make the most of it.

    The panel includes:

    • Simon Usiskin – IQU
    • Mike Hawkyard – Amuzo
    • Melisa Bunce – B-Hive
    • Dittmar Tukker – Gamedia
    • Anil Mistry – Good Catch Games

  • The indie adventure: Is it still worth it?

    A panel of experts discuss the realities of indie game development.


  • The keys to indie game developer survival

    Kemojo Studios Creative Director Sean Megaw discusses how the company makes its money and survives in the games industry.


  • What can game developers learn from Supercell and Pixar?

    Radmule Labs CEO Ulas Bilgenoglu dissects how Supercell and Pixar manage innovation and creative teams, which is different from typical management structures.


  • Find the perfect match: Business development for indie developers

    Paladin Studios VP of Business Development Kay Gruenwoldt shares some of the tricks he and his team have learnt over the last 12 months.


  • Shipping casual games on mobile

    Our panel of games industry experts discusses releasing games in the casual market.


  • 4 tips on becoming a profitable indie game developer

    Lucky Cat Studios Co-Founder Herdjie Zhou discusses the history of the studio and shares advice for others on how they can be profitable.


  • Virtual reality in 2017: What to expect

    Dream Reality Interactive CEO Dave Ranyard gives his thoughts on what happened to VR in 2016, and what the future may hold for the technology.


  • The difference between starting up in 2016 vs 2006

    Icejam Games CEO Stuart Duncan discusses his history in games, what he's up to now, and the difference between starting up a company now compared to a decade ago.


  • PG Connects London 2017 panel: Brilliant or BS?

    Unity's Oscar Clark and special guest Kitty Powers close the conference tracks by discussing key topics about the industry amongst a panel, before calling on the audience to vote if those were ‘Brilliant or Bullshit’. No messing.


  • Discover more at Pocket Gamers Connects in person

    Whew, that was a lot of sessions!

    Still yearning for more lessons and advice from fellow mobile indie games developers? Well, as well as these videos and constant coverage on the PocketGamer.biz site of course, we're bringing Pocket Gamer Connects to plenty more cities around the world!

    On June 27th to 28th 2017, we'll be holding Pocket Gamer Connects San Francisco!

    Bit too far for you? Well, on September 19th to 20th 2017 we'll be hosting Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki.

    Can't make either of those? Well you're in luck, we'll be bringing back Pocket Gamer Connects London in 2018 on January 22nd to 23rd.

    We hope you enjoyed the videos, more of which you can find on the PocketGamer.biz YouTube channel.

    We look forward to seeing you at future events!


Senior Editor

Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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