Category Archives: HDI

Livestreaming Your Way to a Better Game, Part 1

For years we developers had it drummed into our heads to never allow public scrutiny of a game until it was ready for prime time. The (warranted) fear is that negative previews can haunt a game long after it launches, no matter how good it becomes. Livestreaming has a similar dictum – if you want […]

The DeKalb Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission, Part 1

THIS POST IS MY PERSONAL OPINION AND NOT THAT OF ANY ORGANIZATION TO WHICH I BELONG. As many of you know, last week I was elected chairperson of the new DeKalb Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission. Much of Georgia‚Äôs recent success with these businesses has come courtesy of vigorous effort at the state level. […]

Gaming the Game Developers Conference

GDC has been one of my favorite events for decades, ever since I attended its predecessor, the Computer Game Developers Conference, in the early 90s. I thought it went downhill around 2000, which is part of the reason I established SIEGE. The GDC owners learned from their mistakes, and it is again the industry must-attend […]