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Lonely Genius or Wise Crowds

Team Hollywood | 23 Oct 2013 13:00
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Do great products arise primarily from the works of individual genius, such as Nikola Tesla or Steve Jobs? Or do great products arise primarily from well-run teams of talented individuals each contributing to the creative outcome? In the movie industry, the "auteur" principle is well-established, but opinions vary widely over how much impact one developer can have on a videogame. Sparks will fly as our panel of industry experts debates the place of the auteur and the group in game development.

Participants:
Mike Capps
Randy Greenback
Chris Hazard
Alexander Macris