Dustin Kochensparger (Co-Founder, DB Creations)
Blake Gross (Co-Founder, DB Creations)
Location: Room 209, South Hall
Date: Monday, March 20
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
All Access Pass, Summits Pass
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
Mobile AR is a massively growing market segment today, with hundreds of millions of AR-compatible smartphones in the hands of users today. There are a variety of technical and design challenges to consider when developing new and innovative AR games, especially around world mesh understanding and player onboarding.
In this session, DB Creations co-founders Blake Gross and Dustin Kochensparger will provide lessons learned from the last three years of building AR games for mobile devices. Beginning on iOS and Android with their popular strategy game Table Trenches, through to its cutting edge sequel that launched in summer 2022.
Expect to hear insights and information about developing for iOS/Android and Snapchat's Lens platform, including design pillars and technical strategies that were used in the development of their latest groundbreaking AR game, Operation Living Room.
Attendees will learn about design, technical, and user experience strategies for mobile AR games, and how DB Creations used them to build our most complex and innovative game yet. Topics will include: AR game fundamentals, platform specific strategies, and design principles for AR games on mobile.
This is for developers who have an interest in building AR games, or who are curious to learn more about the space. Enough background information will be provided that anyone who wants to learn about AR will be able to follow along and learn more about this exciting new frontier.