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Video: What I mean when I say 'game'
In a free video from GDC Europe 2011, IGF chairman Brandon Boyer argues that independent game developers are charting the course for the future, evolving what we call games into something we can never predict.
Courtesy of the GDC Vault is another free video from its extensive archive of recorded GDC sessions. This time, we go back to the Independent Games Summit at GDC Europe 2011, where IGF chairman (and former Gamasutra editor) Brandon Boyer makes a case that independent game creators are the ones who will evolve the format of what we call "video games" into something we never could have seen coming. Speakers: Brandon Boyer Track / Format: Independent Games Summit / Lecture Overview: The current videogame landscape is almost unrecognizable compared to just a decade ago, while at the same time surprisingly similar to that of the artform's earliest days. In this session one part educational and three parts inspirational, writer and Independent Games Festival chairman Brandon Boyer charts the course that has brought us to where we are today, and makes the case for independent creators leading the form into the future.