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Independent Games Summit: Cookin' and Servin': Making a Delicious Trilogy of Games

David Galindo  (Game Designer, Vertigo Gaming Inc.)

Date: Monday, July 19

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Independent Games

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: N/A: I would like to deliver a virtual presentation only

Not many indie games make trilogies out of their franchises, let alone having the third game rate the highest in its series. David Galindo steps through the process of making Cook, Serve, Delicious! a trilogy and how they were able to keep things fresh while also adjusting for a much more competitive space in the cooking genre, and tools they've learned going forward in making even more culinary classics.


Attendees will get a better understanding of how best to approach a game as a franchise, and potentially make several games out of it instead of just one, increasing revenue and rapidly creating a fanbase along with it.

Intended Audience

Game designers, studio heads and those ready to dive in with their game titles whether it's the first or a sequel to their established games.