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Independent Games Summit speakers announced

GDC Europe event includes talks from Frictional Games and Copenhagen Game Collective

GDC Europe has revealed the line up for the first Independent Games Summit.

Taking place on August 15 in Cologne, the event will feature a talk from Frictional Games' Thomas Grip on "Evoking Emotions and Achieving Success by Breaking All the Rules," discussing lessons learned during the development of successful survival horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

Douglas Wilson, co-founder of the Copenhagen Game Collective, will offer his expertise on multiplayer games with "Intentionally Broken Game Design and the Art of Deputizing Players." There's also a press panel "Indie's Got PR Talent" featuring Ashton Raze of The Telegraph and Jim Rossignol from Rock Paper Shotgun, where the team will share its experiences and advice on PR tactics.

A special reduced price Independent Games Summit Pass for the event at the Congress-Centrum Ost, is available from the GDC Europe , priced at 200 Euros.

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