2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Co-Development: Open and Agile Game Development

Thursday, March 17
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 4abc
531 E 4th St


Traditional game development consists of the developer working behind closed doors on their vision. Periodically, and in very controlled circumstances, the customers can see the work in progress but that is mostly elaborate trailers, often not even showing actual game play. Most importantly the customers cannot give feedback while the game is still being developed. Co-development by being open and agile completely changes that paradigm. Customers see the game at all stages and begin playing it as soon as it is possible, providing feedback that can change the game for the better. This method requires full transparency and a very regular cadence of content delivery.

Hashtags: #sxsw #co-develop


Starr Long

Exec Producer

Portalarium Inc


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Event Type
SXSW Gaming
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