Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Just like High School: iam8bit's Class of GDC photo opp


5:30 PM on 02.12.2013
Just like High School: iam8bit's Class of GDC photo opp photo



iam8bit has something really fun lined up for this year's Game Developer's Conference, set to go down in San Francisco in late March. In an email to me earlier this afternoon, iam8bit Founder Jon Gibson said, "This seriously may be one of the most hilariously awesome things we've ever mounted." I totally agree.

GDC is like a High School reunion every year. You see your friends before school, again between classes, you go to lunch together, and you talk sh*t about each other at night when you go out. There are cliques divided between nerds and cool kids (though no jocks), and running in the halls is frowned upon. The Press Room is just like detention. 

The Class of GDC: Photo Playset is a snapshot experience for attendees to jump into and have fun. iam8bit will have hair and makeup artists on hand to get that cheesy school picture look you remember, and will have ugly sweaters and dresses to put the final touches on. 

They had me at "laser backdrops," folks. I'm going to get my hair feathered and put on a cable knit sweater for the ultimate school picture. I'm also going to insist that all attending Destructoid staff do something similar. 

What will be fun is that iam8bit plans on roping in industry leaders and famous faces from the event into the Photo Playset. We have got to get Gaben in on this. 

 

 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







GDC

4:30 PM on 03.19.2015
John Romero's about to make you his pitch for Gunman Taco Truck

Indie developers make some cool as heck games, but they're not always so great at selling them. We want to them work on their pitch game until they're at Bumgarner levels and we want to take advantage of the the hor...more



5:00 PM on 03.16.2015
Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries is a dark reinvention of classic fairytale fiction

Over the last three years, Kickstarter has totally changed the game for many developers. With the option to crowdfund projects, cut out the middle-man (publishers), and communicate directly with fans to help create the game, ...more



4:30 PM on 03.13.2015
Escalator Pitch: Funktronic Labs sells me on some all-time classics

It may not be as enthralling (or wacky) as a cat cafe timeshare, but Funktronic Labs has something it wants to sell me.  You see, these two guys heard I was wandering around GDC last week with a satchel full of money, j...more



View all GDC






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more