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Experimental Gameplay Workshop: 20th Anniversary

Hanford Lemoore  (Game Designer, Graceful Decay)

Zitao YE  (Game Designer, NExT Studios)

Calin Ardelean  (Spaceflux Creator, The Calin Company)

Aubrey Isaacman (They/Them)  (Game Designer, Independent)

Kaitlin Bonfiglio  (Student, USC)

Carol Mertz  (Senior Game Designer, Exploding Kittens)

Cory O'Brien  (Game Designer, Exploding Kittens (Freelance Contractor))

John Austin  (Founder, Pontoco)

Matt Blair  (Founder, Pontoco)

Tim Fowers  (Designer, Fowers Games)

Jeffrey Krause  (Designer & Programmer, Krause Games)

Arnaud de Bock  (Creative Director, Nerial)

Nicolai Troshinsky  (Art Director & Amateur Magician, Independent)

Yongmin Park  (Developer, Independent)

Britt Brady  (Developer, Doinksoft)

Raymondd Parisien  (Head Artist & Musician, Independent)

Location: Room 2006, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, All Access Online Only Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual Livestream

Vault Recording: Video

The Experimental Gameplay Session, which featured games like ‘Baba Is You’, ‘The Longing', ‘Braid', ‘Untitled Goose Game’ and ‘Katamari Damacy’, is back for its 20th year at GDC! In this fast-paced, game-packed session, panelists will showcase a selection of surprising and intriguing prototypes made by innovation-minded game developers from all over the world. By demonstrating games that defy conventions and traditions in search of new genres and ideas, this session aims to ignite the imagination of all game makers. Come see what's happening in the world of Experimental Gameplay, and be inspired!