Wednesday, September 28, 2005

THE Game Guy is coming to Park

Ever wonder how they design those video games you and your friends love to play? Ernest Adams, one of the country's real experts on video gaming, will be at the Park School next Wednesday, October 5. He'll be in Ithaca all day, and will spend the morning at Park and the afternoon over at Cornell, presenting the same workshops on both campuses, with a public lecture on Wednesday night.

Here's the schedule -- and if you're interested, let Melissa know asap. Space is limited.

Game Design Workshop with Ernest Adams
Wednesday, Oct. 5
9-11 a.m.
Park 220
Registration required as space is limited. Sign up with Melissa Gattine in Park 378
This workshop is designed for faculty, staff, and students who are familiar with games and are interested in the design process.

Public Lecture
"The Future of Computer Entertainment, 2005-2050"
Wednesday, October 5,
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Room B17, Upson Hall, Cornell Univ.

Brief Bio:
Adams has been in the game design industry since 1989 and is the author of two books, Andrew Rollings and Ernest Adams on Game Design
and Break into the Game Industry: How to Get a Job Making Video Games. He was most recently employed as lead designer at Bullfrog Productions
on the Dungeon Keeper Series, and for several for several years before that, he was the audio/video producer on the Madden NFL Football product line.
He has developed online, computer, and console games for everything from the IBM 360 mainframe to the Playstation 2.
He was the founder of the International Game Developers' Association and is a frequent lecturer at the Game Developers' Conference.


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