Panel: Flash Development Life 2012, Moderated by Ethan Levy


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Moderated by Ethan Levy, this panel of Flash game developers consisting of Dan Stradwick, Sean McGee & Andrew Sega covers current trends and topics that Flash game devs are thinking about.

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Panel: Flash Development Life 2012, Moderated by Ethan Levy

  1. 1. Flash Development Life 2012Moderated by: Ethan LevyPanelists: Sean McGee, Andrew Sega, & DanStradwick
  2. 2. Andrew Sega, Lead Engineer, Sojo Studios Andrew Sega spend two years as an indie developer making flash games as Diffusion Games, releasing games with over 11 million plays, garnering sponsorships from Armor Games, Kongregate, Addicting Games and others. In 2011, he contracted with EA2D on Dragon Age Legends for Facebook, and released the 48 hour game Monomaze to Flash and Android platforms before hanging up his indie hat and joining the startup scene. Andrew currently works at Sojo Games as Lead Engineer on the recently launched WeTopia.
  3. 3. Daniel Stradwick, Monstrum Games Dan Stradwick develops flash games as Monstrum Games, where he has created the hit Monsters Den series. After working with EA2D on Dragon Age Journeys, Dan returned to Monsters Den, a series which has seen over 25 million plays. The highly anticipated third entry in the series, Monsters Den Chronicles, will be released in early 2012.
  4. 4. Ethan Levy, Design Manager BioWare San Francisco Ethan Levy is a 9 year veteran as a game developer. He has worked at companies big and small, including Pandemic Studios, PlayFirst, iWin and EA’s Office of the Chief Creative Officer. Currently, he works at BioWare San Francisco as Design Manager. At BWSF, he led the development of browser-based Dragon Age Journeys and Dragon Age Legends Remix and social network Dragon Age Legends as Game Producer. The three Dragon Age games have totaled over 45 million plays.
  5. 5. Sean McGee, Diseased Productions Sean McGee develops games as Diseased Productions. He has released a large number of hit flash games, including Thing Thing Arena and Endless Zombie Rampage, that have been played over 75 million times. In 2011, Sean entered a partnership with Adam Phillips to collaborate on one Brackenwood game (Dashkin) and one Endless Zombie Rampage game. After funding for the collaboration with a major publisher fell through, the pair ran a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $22,000 to help finish Dashkin
  6. 6. sojo studios | monstrum games | diseased productionsCURRENT PROJECTS
  7. 7. sponsorship | rev share | contract work | kickstarter | 9-5 | mtxFUNDING
  8. 8. flash in 2012 | mobile | tablet | socialPLATFORMS
  9. 9. flash 11 | unity | html 5TECH
  10. 10. multiplayer | metrics | persistence | polish | distributionINNOVATION