Beyond Check-Ins: Location Based Game Design (SXSW)

Beyond Check-Ins: Location Based Game Design (SXSW)

Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB · Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 9:30 AM

  • Nick Fotis
  • Mark Jones
  • Barbara Maldonado
  • steffi
  • Sarah Perez
  • David Klein
  • Kim Hollenshead
  • Franck Curier
  • John Meyer
  • Gary Lombardo
  • Emma Brooks
  • Adam DuVander
  • Niles Brooks
  • Matt Galligan
  • Quova
  • Fred von Graf
  • Steve Wuertz
  • John Mauro
  • Leon Ho
  • Sudeep Eldo Cherian
  • Greg Gerber
  • Dan Leveille
  • Melvyn Lewis
  • Vijeyta Aggarwal Doshi
  • Laura Rich
  • Jack Eisenberg
This dual presentation will explore common play elements in location-based games. We’ll analyze the popular "Check-In" mechanic (used by products like FourSquare and GoWalla), and take a look at the business and social forces that have influenced its emergence as the popular geo game model.

The presentation will compare current location-based products, charting their strengths a... [read more]
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