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03 August 2006 @ 04:25 pm
August Georgia Game Developers Meeting  
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Join us Aug. 8, 2006 at 6 pm for the GGDA's August meeting, featuring Andrew Greenberg speaking on "Story and Game Design." The meeting also includes ample time for socializing and networking.

Who: Award-winning game designer Andrew Greenberg's computer games have sold well over a million copies, and his other games have sold millions more. As a partner in Holistic Design, Inc., he co-created the “Fading Suns” roleplaying and computer games. The original developer of White Wolf’s “Vampire: The Masquerade,” he has credits on more than 50 White Wolf products and more than 20 HDI books. He has also worked on products with other roleplaying game companies, including “Star Trek Next Generation” and “Deep Space Nine.” His computer game credits include Dracula Unleashed, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Emperor of the Fading Suns, Warhammer 40K: Final Liberation, Merchant Prince II, Mall Tycoon, Dungeon Lords, and more. A recognized expert on games of all types, he recently wrote a history of computer games for the Matthew Bender legal reference series on internet law.

What: Story and Game Design. Game design is much more than putting together some levels and some screens. This presentation explores the process of game design, and focuses on incorporating story elements to create a greater game.

When: 6 pm Aug. 8, 2006

Where: DeVry's Alpharetta Campus (atl.devry.edu), 2555 Northwinds Parkway, Alpharetta 30004