CIG will have representatives at two events this weekend. Two of our Daves, Ladyman and Haddock, along with Ben Lesnick and Alex Mayberry will be attending Dragon Con in Atlanta. Chris Roberts, Bugsmasher Mark Abent, and Chad Zamzow will be at PAX Prime in Seattle. If you run into them make sure to say hello, we love to talk Star Citizen with our backers! Here is the list of ways you can see the people making the ‘Verse a reality.
Friday, August 29th
11:30 AM – Arena Commander Academy (Gaming)
Are you new to Star Citizen? Learn to fly with the team from Cloud Imperium, and then enter our first-ever Vanduul Swarm tournament!
Saturday, August 30th
10:00 AM – So You Want to be a Video Game Writer? (Hilton, Grand Salon D)
Industry professionals provide insight and information on writing for video games. (David Haddock)
11:30 AM – Crowdfunding Video Games (Hilton, Grand Salon E)
A discussion of whether Shroud of the Avatar and Star Citizen are the way of the future in financing game development. (R. Garriott, C. Avellone, B. Lesnick, I. Bogost)
11:30 AM – Star Citizen Short Story Review & Discussion (Hyatt, Vinings)
David Ladyman (Editor) is here to discuss and review short stories for SC. Bring a story sample, or just stop by to talk about Jump Point.
11:30 AM – “Why Did They Do THAT? Tales from Industry Insiders” (Hilton Grand Salon D)
Industry veterans discuss behind-the-scenes stories and thought processes that lead to great (and not-so-great) moments in video gaming history. (Alex Mayberry)
1:00 PM – “Console Wars: The Next Generation” (Hilton Grand Salon D)
“Xbox One, PS4… Who won? What’s next? Where did it all go wrong (or right)? (Alex Mayberry)
5:30 PM – Cloud Imperium: Star Citizen Q&A (Hilton, Grand Salon E)
With over $50 million in crowdfunded support, Star Citizen is one of the most anticipated titles in years.
Sunday, August 31st
10:00 AM – Community Relations Q&A (Hilton, Grand Salon D)
Panelists discuss strategies to avoid choking the life out of snot-nosed, whiny, entitled gamers and other fun stories about life in the trenches. (Ben Lesnick)
4:00 PM – Star Citizen Short Story Review & Discussion (Hyatt, Vinings)
David Ladyman (Editor) is here to discuss and review short stories for SC. Bring a story sample, or just stop by to talk about their writing.
Monday, September 1st
1:00 PM – Gaming Etiquette School (Hilton, Grand Salon E)
Surviving in an online game without becoming part of the problem. Is it possible? (Ben Lesnick)
Mark Abent and Chad Zamzow will be at the Logitech booth helping attendees try out Arena Commander.
The Chairman himself, Chris Roberts, with be at an Intel panel discussion from 2 pm to 3:30 pm on Friday and will be at the Logitech booth afterwards.