September 21 - "Controlled Rage: Production, Design and Tech Challenges of Revolutionizing the FPS"
When: Tuesday, September 21st - 6:30pm doors/food/drinks open | 7:30pm presentation begins
What: IGDA-Montreal Presentation Night
Where: Autodesk, 10 Duke Street (corner de la Commune)
Why: Matt Hooper discusses id's Rage/Tech5
Who: All game developers, and those related to the game industry
Entry: free for IGDA members; $5 for non-members
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"Controlled Rage: Production, Design and Tech Challenges of Revolutionizing the FPS"
As in industry pioneer, id Software has been pushing the boundaries of the FPS genre since its inception. With RAGE and Tech5, id is revolutionizing the modern FPS, rethinking the player experience and facing the production and technological challenges that go along with it. Matt Hooper, id's Design Director, will walk us through a demo of RAGE and discuss key aspects of the game's development.
Matt Hooper - Design Director, id Software
Matt Hooper is a game designer who has been creating games professionally since 1996. Currently, as id Software’s Design Director on the multi-platform action title RAGE, he’s tasked with providing direction for the design team as well as idtech5 goals. In addition to design responsibilities he’s served as executive producer on some of id Software’s outside projects. Prior to joining id Software, he was co-owner of Third Law Interactive where he served as designer and producer. Hooper started his career working as a contract designer for the Quake Mission Pack #1 with Ritual Entertainment. During his ten-year career he’s worked on over 10 titles, most recently as designer on the award winning Doom3 and as executive producer on the Doom3 expansion Resurrection of Evil.
We'll have the usual load of games and books and swag to raffle off for members!!!Getting to Autodesk
The Autodesk office is at 10 Duke Street, on the corner of de la Commune, with ample street/paid parking nearby, a Bixi rack, and the Square-Victoria metro station a few blocks up.Chapter Sponsors