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8 talks with practical mobile game development tips from Pocket Gamer Connects San Francisco 2017

8 talks with practical mobile game development tips from Pocket Gamer Connects San Francisco 2017

So you missed Pocket Gamer Connects San Francisco 2017? Or you fancy re-watching your favourite sessions?

Well it’s a good job you’re here! We have all the sessions available for your viewing pleasure.

We’ve put together a list of the videos from our Mobile Games University track right here, all just a few clicks away.

Covered in this set of videos you’ll find:

  • Why indie game developers should look at analytics in different phases
  • Designing for failure: Rapid, iterative prototyping for casual games
  • The most important skills in the games industry
  • 6 legal areas no mobile game developer should ignore
  • Rapid response to mobile ad fraud
  • AI growth hacking
  • The talent acquisition masterclass
  • Lean game development – MVP in eight weeks, true player-centric iterations forever

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  • Why indie game developers should look at analytics in different phases

    SimplAnalytics Co-Founder Sebastian Linden talks analytics, specifically how indie game developers and small studios should look at analytics in different phases. For instance, when is it the right time to reach out to a publisher?

    He offers examples of retention rate from top indie game developers and explanations of the importance of the relationship with Apple and Google for small devs.


  • Designing for failure: Rapid, iterative prototyping for casual games

    Indie developer Scott Jon Siegel discusses why failure in game development is unavoidable, but the trick is to anticipate and plan for that, then create an opportunity to learn from it and try again.


  • The most important skills in the games industry

    A panel of varied industry experts discusses the most important skills that are currently often missing from the development gene pool – and how to plug those gaps.


  • 6 legal areas no mobile game developer should ignore

    Venable LLP Counsel Kimberly Culp offers tips for game developers looking to set themselves up for successful deals and side-step lawsuits.


  • Rapid response to mobile ad fraud

    AppsFlyer's Mitchell Gray discusses the issues with fraud in the mobile user acquisition space and how it can be avoided.


  • AI growth hacking

    Improve.AI founder Justin Chapweske discusses how AI can be used to help create the perfect player journey.


  • The talent acquisition masterclass

    FORWARD Human Capital Solutions Caroline Stokes discusses the talent acquisition process and asks what the modern recruiter looks like.


  • Lean Game Development – MVP in eight weeks, true player-centric iterations forever

    How can you get 2.5 million downloads without spending anything for marketing? How can you develop a mobile game with a 75% day one retention in two months with three people? How can you stay lean after earning a decent amount of money and hiring 10 employees? Why do most gaming companies fail? How to release one update per week? What can we learn from companies like dropbox and airbnb?

    How to enable your players to be your game designers.


  • Discover more at Pocket Gamer Connects in person

    Want to get more information and analysis from the experts about the latest games industry trends?

    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 September 19th to 20th 2017, we'll be holding Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki!

    Bit too far for you? Well, on January 22nd to 23rd 2018 we'll be hosting Pocket Gamer Connects London.

    At the same time as both of these events, we'll also be hosting our VR and AR event XR Connects.

    And while we're at it... you can expect brand new PC tracks and more influencer content at our events in future too!

    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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