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Social, Mobile, Location-Based Games
    Developers are tapping into mobile devices’ built in features to produce feature-rich, social game experiences. Hear from gaming startups who are offering social education (Andrew Hsu, Airy Labs), alternate-reality (Gregory Trefry, Gigantic Mechanic) and competitive virtual crime gameplay experiences (Mike Ouye and Pete Hawley, Red Robot). Andrew Hsu, a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University left the program to found Airy Labs, a startup building the next generation of global, social learning games. Creator of the Come Out & Play Festival, author and teacher on casual game design, Gregory Trefry co-founded Gigantic Mechanic to make the everyday world more fun and help people connect with others. Mike Ouye and Pete Hawley from Red Robot will offer insight on building a location-based game platform, why they launched on Android first and how their Facebook and console game backgrounds influenced the direction of Life Is Crime.

    CEO and Founder | Airy Labs

    Co-founder | Gigantic Mechanic | Greg Trefry has wide array of...

    President | Plugged In PR | Heather Sorensen is the Founder and...

    CEO & Co-founder | Red Robot | Mike is CEO and Co-Founder of...

    Chief Prod Officer & Co-Founder | Red Robot Labs | Hi - I'm the...

    Type Interactive, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #SMLGames
    Theme Gaming
    Level Intermediate
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP100397

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