Marc Wilhelm
Who is this guy?
Who is this guy?
mwilhelm@champlain.edu
@marcwilhelm
Who am I?
• MarcWilhelm, 31 years old,
born/ raised in Northglenn, CO
• A husband to an awesome wife
• Son to awesome pare...
What do I believe in?
• The creation of original & interesting things
w/ character and individual expression.
• A life of ...
Early Influences
Early Influences
Early Influences
Early Influences
Early Influences
Early Influences
First Digital Tools
Time to go to College
• Well, my High School grades are not great
• Teachers tell me I’m smart, I just need to
challenge m...
• College Algebra, Statistics, Macro-econ
• Creative Writing,Theatre, Art History
• Philosophy, Ethics, Logic,World Religi...
Fine Arts Major
Fine Arts Major
Fine Arts Dropout
EUREKA!
• I love science, I love art, music, design...
• I love wearing a t-shirt 365 days a year!
• People actually MAKE ...
College - Digital Arts
College - Digital Arts
EA Academy (1999)
After Graduation:
Accepted FT Position
Accepted FT Position
Working at EA & Maxis
QuickTime™ and a
Sorenson Video 3 decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
Working at EA & Maxis
Working on franchises I
have loved playing...
Sony PS3 Game Lair
Meanwhile Indie Casual,
Social Games
Casual, Social, Mobile
Games & start-ups
The Indie Game
Revolution
Stencyl
Stencyl
So many tools...
Bundles, Jams & .edu
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Who is Marc Wilhelm?

  1. 1. Marc Wilhelm Who is this guy? Who is this guy? mwilhelm@champlain.edu @marcwilhelm
  2. 2. Who am I? • MarcWilhelm, 31 years old, born/ raised in Northglenn, CO • A husband to an awesome wife • Son to awesome parents • An artist and a fan of “Art” of all mediums • A fan of geeky stuff 287
  3. 3. What do I believe in? • The creation of original & interesting things w/ character and individual expression. • A life of pursuing knowledge; learning, teaching, mentoring & collaboration. • Fostering a supportive community of constructive game developers.
  4. 4. Early Influences
  5. 5. Early Influences
  6. 6. Early Influences
  7. 7. Early Influences
  8. 8. Early Influences
  9. 9. Early Influences
  10. 10. First Digital Tools
  11. 11. Time to go to College • Well, my High School grades are not great • Teachers tell me I’m smart, I just need to challenge myself and find my passion • I’ll be an artist . . .yeah, that’d be cool • I dunno, I’ll just go to Community College for now and worry about it later
  12. 12. • College Algebra, Statistics, Macro-econ • Creative Writing,Theatre, Art History • Philosophy, Ethics, Logic,World Religion • Astronomy, Physics, Spanish I-IV • Got AA, NOW PICK MAJOR! Associate of Arts
  13. 13. Fine Arts Major
  14. 14. Fine Arts Major
  15. 15. Fine Arts Dropout
  16. 16. EUREKA! • I love science, I love art, music, design... • I love wearing a t-shirt 365 days a year! • People actually MAKE video-games! • I HAVETO DOTHIS! • Fortunate to have won the parent lottery
  17. 17. College - Digital Arts
  18. 18. College - Digital Arts
  19. 19. EA Academy (1999)
  20. 20. After Graduation: Accepted FT Position Accepted FT Position
  21. 21. Working at EA & Maxis QuickTime™ and a Sorenson Video 3 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  22. 22. Working at EA & Maxis
  23. 23. Working on franchises I have loved playing...
  24. 24. Sony PS3 Game Lair
  25. 25. Meanwhile Indie Casual, Social Games
  26. 26. Casual, Social, Mobile Games & start-ups
  27. 27. The Indie Game Revolution
  28. 28. Stencyl Stencyl So many tools...
  29. 29. Bundles, Jams & .edu
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