Reiner Knizia – the prolific game designer behind over 700 games, including Lost Cities, Modern Art and new Kosmos title My City – discusses how he got started in game design, shares his top tips for fuelling creativity and reveals the game he wishes he came up with!
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“We’re hopeful that this year’s event can be a welcome return to in-person networking, learning and pitching, and we can’t wait to bring the industry’s creative community together later this year,” said Billy Langsworthy, co-founder of Mojo Nation.
A celebration of the toy and game industry’s design talent, among the big winners this year are Spin Master, Big Potato and Seven Towns, while Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes scooped the Design Icon accolade.
Licensed toys go under the microscope in ‘Playing with Brands’ panel at virtual Play Creators Conference
Panellists include Pixar Animation Studios’ Jen Tan, Roald Dahl’s Stephanie Griggs and SRL Consulting’s Susie Lecker.
Seven Towns, Open 2 Design and Fun-Damental to discuss ‘Pitching in Uncertain Times’ at next week’s virtual Play Creators Conference
The session will be chaired by Erik Quam, Director of Product Development at Fat Brain Toys.
Funko’s Ben Butcher to discuss why curiosity is key to fuelling creativity at Play Creators Conference
The session will delve into how Ben Butcher – SVP of Creative at Funko – and his team tackle toy design, as well as exploring his own thoughts on fuelling creativity.
Exploding Kittens’ Elan Lee to talk creativity, lockdown and Poetry for Neanderthals at Play Creators Conference
The session will explore how Elan and the Exploding Kittens team approach game design, including looking at their work with the inventor community.