17:00 Doors open
17:30 Seminar with Ubisoft RedLynx
19:00 Gathering sponsored by Ubisoft RedLynx
Ubisoft RedLynx is a multiplatform game development studio located in Helsinki. Along with the hugely popular Trials series, we have developed and published more than 100 games and we are a passionate team of over 140 people of 24 different nationalities. As one of the biggest and oldest game studios in Finland, we focus on surprising people with the unexpected and creating impactful game experiences that stand the test of time.
Since 2011 RedLynx has been part of Ubisoft, one of the biggest independent video game publishers in the world with over 15,000 team members, who work hand-in-hand to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences. At RedLynx we cherish the spirit of innovation, create innovative technology and we are proud to have the support and trust from Ubisoft to push for new practices and solutions useful to other studios worldwide. https://redlynx.com/
Julius Fondem, Associate Producer
Building Trials Rising Together With The Community
With Trials Rising the development teams at Ubisoft RedLynx and Ubisoft Kiev worked closely with the community to make the best Trials game to date. This talk will focus on how the development team worked together with the community, what practices were used and how it all came together.
Julius is a colorful and smile infused game producer who is currently working on Trials Rising at Ubisoft RedLynx. He’s worked on games ranging from small to big, from mobile F2P to console AAA, and during his time at Ubisoft he’s previously worked on Steep and Trials of the Blood Dragon. If you ever need to spot Julius in a crowd, look for the big hair and colorful socks.
Roland Kindermann, Technical Director
Bringing South Park to the small screen
In this presentation, Roland will share some of the decisions made bringing South Park to the small screen in South Park Phone Destroyer. Topics include the process of replicating the world of South Park while also supporting the gameplay, the tech used to build the game, and the processes necessary to support the live TV show.
Originally having started as a console Graphics Programmer in the industry, Roland is the Technical Director, Mobile at RedLynx, and has worked on games such as Trials Frontier and South Park Phone Destroyer. Far from his German home, he enjoys long summer days and the Finnish sauna culture. He plays a SciFi/Adventure deck.
IGDA Finland Helsinki Hub March Seminar + Gathering with Ubisoft RedLynx
Time: Tuesday 12.3.2019 at 17:00
Place: Maxine, Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, 6th floor, 00100 Helsinki
Please note that you need to be at least 18 years old to attend. The cloakroom service is offered free of charge.