Game Control Summit 2012

On January 28, 2012, members of the Bay Area and Seattle Game communities gathered in Mountain View, California and Redmond, Washington (respectively) for the 6th annual Game Control Summit, which was simulcast between the two locations via video conference.

Audio Recap: Podcast SnoutCast #102: Of Summits and Letters (27 minutes)

Talks:

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Dumb Quiz™: Podcast SnoutCast #140: Back to the Summit (24 minutes)

Credits


Running Someone Else's Game

Corey Anderson (21 min.)
A survey of several different puzzle event simulcasts and re-casts, including SNAP VI/BANG XXVI and BANG 28/SNAP 8.

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Larry Hosken's notes

More from Seattle: Podcast SnoutCast #89: SNAP 8 Debrief (31 minutes)
More from the Bay Area: Podcast SnoutCast #90: BANG 28 Debrief (25 minutes)

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WHO Re-Cast, Creator's Perspective

Jett Jones (17 min.)
One of the evil geniuses behind the World Henchmen Organization (WHO) Game talks about supporting the Bay Area re-cast of their Seattle event.

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Larry Hosken's notes

Before WHO: Podcast SnoutCast #66: WHO Knows (27 minutes)
After WHO: Podcast SnoutCast #70: Henching the Night Away (31 minutes)

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BAWHO Post-Mortem, Non-Creator's Perspective

Bob Schaffer (21 min.)
The Bay Area WHO Game's "Mr. Universe" dishes about re-casting the Seattle event.

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Puzzle Theory 3: Designing for Portability

Scott Blomquist (27 min.)
The third in an ongoing series of talks about puzzle design.

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Larry Hosken's notes

Previously: Puzzle Theory 1 and Puzzle Theory 2.

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Resurrected: Shinteki Aquarius, 7 Years Later

Linda Holman (26 min.)
A detailed breakdown of how Shinteki updated and re-ran their 2004 event for a new audience.

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More with Brent & Linda: Podcast SnoutCast #72: Haiku Raisin Quest (34 minutes)

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MSPH14 Simulcast Post-Mortem

Andy Rich (15 min.)
On simulcasting the 2011 Microsoft Puzzlehunt to the Bay Area.

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Credits

Shinteki   Team Snout
Thanks to Shinteki for sponsoring the GC Summit! (Additional support from Team Snout.)

Meeting space provided by Google and Microsoft.

Video production by Curtis C. Chen, Michael Hilsdale & Jeff Phillips (Seattle), and Larry Hosken & Rich Bragg (Bay Area).

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Questions? Comments? E-mail: gcsummit@snout.org

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