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Indie Panel: Building Communities Using Organized Mobile Competitions (Presented by Amazon)

Sponsor Speakers:

Matt Small (CEO/Creative Director , Vector Unit)

Ben Cohen (Partner, Umbrella Games)

Aaron Baker (CEO , GameCloud Studios)

T.L. Taylor (Professor, MIT)

Mike Hines (Evangelist, Amazon)

Chelsea Maag (Assistant Commissioner / League Operations, ESP Gaming)

Location: Room 3014, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 19

Time: 2:40pm - 3:40pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Organized competition brings people together. Join Amazon and a group of mobile game developers to hear how they've been using competition in their games to create a compelling experience for players.


Attendees will learn how to bring competition to their games to increase retention and build stronger communities.

Intended Audience

Mobile game developers, product and program managers, studio executives and community managers who are interested in trending and innovative approaches to user engagement and retention.