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Making Chaotic Great, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands: Finding Precedent in Unprecedented Times

Kayla Belmore  (Senior Producer, Gearbox Software)

Matt Cox  (Creative Director, Gearbox Software)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Matt Cox, scope-minded creative director, and Kayla Belmore quality-minded senior producer share lessons learned in shipping a project during a time of unprecedented destabilization (plus the normal development challenges). Compromise, empathy, and mental health consciousness became pivotal in shipping a successful project that the team was proud to make.


Practical advice on how compromise and empathy improve leadership skills, even during challenging times. Skilled leaders make better games with less stress on the team.

Intended Audience

This talk is intended to be directly beneficial to current and aspiring development leadership. It is open to anyone curious about shipping Tiny Tina's wonderlands and/or developing primarily during quarantine.