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Alexander Mistakidis (Senior Technical Game Designer, Riot Games (VALORANT))
Tiffy Tsay (Insights Analyst, Riot Games (VALORANT))
Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!
Vault Recording: TBD
Audience Level: All
VALORANT developers Alexander Mistakidis, Senior Technical Game Designer, and Tiffy Tsay, Product Manager, discuss how Insights and Design disciplines collaborate with the team at Riot Games in to develop gameplay-expanding agents. During this session, Alexander and Tiffy will take you through the gameplay evolution of Deadlock, sharing some of the team's key lessons and insights.
Attendees will see some tactics VALORANT uses to create a unique and resonant agent while also navigating player expectations by using Deadlock as a case study. They will also gain a deeper understanding of how to tackle the inevitable issue of power and perception diverging.
This is for game developers who want insights on character development and to learn from the VALORANT team's approach of leveraging character releases to evolve gameplay, hit audience needs, and deepen our core tactical promise to players.