Speed geek dating
For starters, the structure of the event had you pitching to a new publisher every six minutes, for two hours.That is essentially 20 publishers, so expect to be talking a lot.Needless to say, it was surreal, and one of the greatest experiences of my life.I could go on and on about the entire experience, but you are here because you want to know what happened at the Designer/Publisher Speed dating event, hosted by the Indie Game Alliance, and what you could learn from my experience.” No matter how prepared I tried to be, nothing could prepare me to stand up to the all powerful publishers. ” 3) Publishers are just people like you and me, and most of them are at the convention to have a good time, meet people and do what we all love — play board games.Towering over me in their expensive suits, shaking their heads when they realized that the copy of my game was printed a little too dark. But then I spoke with my first publisher, lean guy with a dark red beard wearing a backpack a t-shirt and jeans. Almost every single publisher I met was kind, humble, thankful, and super eager to learn all about my game, whether or not it was something that would fit their catalog.This year’s Gen Con was a huge deal for my wife and I.Not only was it the 50th anniversary of the convention, it was also our first time attending, the first time in Indianapolis let alone Indiana, the first time using an Air Bn B, and of course the first time pitching our board game to real life publishers.
4) I found 30 sell sheets to be an appropriate amount.
Even if it doesn’t work out, I learned a lot and had a ton of fun doing it!
He estimates he is the third or fourth fastest assembler of bicycles in the Walmart corporation.
Instead of an exclusive room, we had a dedicated corner of the main free gaming hall.
This meant a lot more ambient noise than I had planned for, making speaking and listening to the publishers a little more challenging.