PAX Dev 2011 – Player and Designer Expectations – a LIVE Friends on Play Discussion

What do players expect when approaching games? Shall we uphold or shatter these expectations? The social games market exposes new challenges – what expectations will we instill in this sea of new players, and how do our ethics play into it? How do our own expectations impact our work? The six designers of the Friends on Play podcast ( explore the mind of the player and derive takeaways from examining traditional, social, and tabletop games and other media.

Panelists: Aaron Vanderbeek [Game Designer, Website], Andrew Federspiel [Senior Game Designer, Jam City], Ben Miller [General Manager, Twitter], Chris Bell [Game Designer, Website], Francisco Souki [Designer, Website], Michael Lewis [Chief Executive Officer, Twitter]

Source: Friends on Play

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