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Free-to-Play Summit: ENGAGE! Scalable Community Outreach for All

Linda Carlson  (Director of Business Development, Arise Gaming)

Location: Room 2006, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 4:40 pm - 5:10 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Free-to-Play

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

The benefits of active Community Engagement are many, and they are not reserved for large studios. Even the smallest Free-To-Play or Indie team can mount an effective, self-sustaining core engagement program with little to no budget, supported by just one part-time Community Manager, or even as a sidebar of an active Dev Team. This talk covers the how, the why and offer concrete, easy engagement opportunities that will resonate with your audience.


You'll learn why Community Engagement works, with examples of successes (and failures), opportunities and pitfalls, and with five easy, reliable and perennial engagement programs that you can implement immediately!

Intended Audience

Suited to Indie, FTP and AAA studios alike - it's all a matter of scale! Whether this is your first game or your tenth, the core principles remain the same.

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