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Celebration 2018

The Roguelike Celebration is happening on Saturday and Sunday October 6th and 7th, 2018 at the GitHub office in San Francisco.

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Speakers

This year's speakers include:

  • Tarn Adams - Creator of Dwarf Fortress - talking about Villians and other updates to Dwarf Fortress!
  • Thomas Biskup - Creator of ADOM - talking about Entity Component Systems in games!
  • Josh Ge - Creator of Cogmind - talking about how to make a roguelike!
  • Jim Shepard - Creator of Dungeonmans - talking about the secrets of storytelling in games!
  • Brian Walker - Creator of Brogue - talking about level generation techiques!
  • Santiago Zapata - Creator of Temple of the Roguelike and Ananias - talking about the history of roguelikes!
  • Max Kreminski - Computational Media PhD student at UC Santa Cruz - talking about gardening as a mode of play!
  • Colin Liotta - Jack of many trades - talking about his roguelike puzzle for the 2018 MIT Mystery Hunt!
  • Jongwoo Kim - Developer at Kitfox Games - talking about subjective simulation design and ludonarrative congruence!
  • Jonathan Lessard & Pippin Barr - Professor at Concordia University and Director of LabLabLab - talking about Chogue the chess roguelike!
  • Bob Nystrom - Game programmer and author of Game Programming Patterns - talking about techniques for game design!
  • Leif Bloomquist - retro game and electronic music enthusiast - talking about making a multiplayer roguelike for the Commodore 64!
  • Alexei Pepers - Game designer and accessibility researcher - talking about the joys of delving through the Nethack codebase!
  • Andrew Aversa - Creator of Tangledeep - talking about calibrating difficulty in games!

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