2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Saga of the Banner Saga

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We will entertainingly chronicle the development of The Banner Saga from conception, through preproduction, Kickstarter campaign, production, and finally launch of the game. We will show plenty of behind the scenes multimedia as well as finished work.

This SXSW Gaming Session at the Long Center is FREE and open to the public. However SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum badges gain priority seating.



Arnie Jorgensen

Art Dir

Stoic Studio

Arnie began his career working on legendary comics such as Justice Leage for DC Comics. Eventually he became passionate about creating games, putting his gifts to work on such titles as Star Wars: Galaxies and The Old Republic as lead concept artist. In his shift to focus on The Banner Saga, his art goes beyond concept and directly into the game.


John Watson

Technical Dir

Stoic Studio

ohn Watson has been programming since he was 6. After doing some work on the Hubble at NASA he decided to apply his vast abilities in the games industry, eventually bringing his superpowers as lead combat programmer on The Old Republic to Stoic.

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