Speakers


Aidin Zolghadr


  • Aidin Zolghadr

    Aidin Zolghadr

    Shotgun Surgeons

    How Free 2 Play Games Are Designed To Make Money

Country:

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

 

Bio:

Indie game developer behind games such as Rot Gut and some other ones. Avid game jammer. Game Design lecturer, journalist and critic

 

Talk Title:

How Free 2 Play Games Are Designed To Make Money

 

Talk Abstract:

In this talk we'll visit different forms and methods that games utilize to earn money from Free 2 Play games. This includes social and psychological aspects of the game design that is behind the scene. How it is hurting the industry and why it is morally wrong. Next we'll investigate different genres of games and how F2P model can or can not be adapted to it. At the end we'll try to provide some tips on where F2P can be applied more appropriately. 

 

Audience:

Managers, team leaders, game designers, researchers