This session took place on November 13th.
Game designer: ULTIMA ONLINE, STAR WARS GALAXIES, METAPLACE, & more. Writer: THEORY OF FUN, POSTMORTEMS, SUNDAY POEMS. Music: AFTER THE FLOOD. Speaker: lots.
Koster is widely recognized as one of the world's top thinkers about game design, and is an in-demand speaker at conferences all over the world. His book A Theory of Fun for Game Design is one of the undisputed classics in the games field. In 2012, he was named an Online Game Legend at the Game Developers Conference Online. Recently he just founded a new studio, Playable Worlds, to begin building his next game.