$20 – $120

Tabletop Game Designers Australia Presents: DevCon2017

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Bayview On The Park

52 Queens Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Australia

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Welcome to DevCon 2017, the annual gathering of Australian tabletop game designers, developers, artists, illustrators, and publishers.

The nights proceedings include a meet & greet / play testing across the afternoon, followed by official TDGA discussions about the industry and our progress as a community after dinner (all meals and drinks at venue prices).

Warnings:
No external food and drink to be consumed within venue, there is the ability to purchase food in house. (You can go out and buy stuff but eat it outside)
Any damages to be paid by TGDA (Please don't go Kings of Tokyo on us)

Venue open 4:00PM

4:00-6:00: Networking / Gaming
Playtest
Network
Chat
​Play Games​

~~(5:30​ - Suggest getting food)~~

​TALKS

6:00-6:10 Speaker 1
Allan Chesher - Design goals and Methodology

​Case Study (Kingmaker)

6:15-6:25: Speaker 2
Ralf Muhlberger - Emerging technologies/technology in board games

6:30-6:40: Speaker 3

Shannon Kelly - Engaging kickstarter audiences before, during and after a campaign

​​6:40-6:50: Speaker 4

​Gavin Vance - From shed to shelf. Building a micro publisher from scratch.

6:50-7:15:Open Q&A - Any TGDA member - any question

(If you have a burning question, we have a brain trust where someone may have an answer or advice)

7:15 - 7:25
TGDA Admin
- Moving Forward

​- Presentations​

7:25​ +
​Playtest
Network
Chat
​Play Games​​

Alex is happy to host a feedback workshop on graphic design - bring your protoypes in and ask advice or questions.
Ralf is happy to show props and tools from his emerging technologies talk. Try out some of the pieces he is talking about.
(If there are others willing to hold small workshops please let admin know)

END: 10:00


DevCon would not be possible without the valued support of our sponsors who we would like to thank below:

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

  • 89 Friends Pry Ltd
  • ‎Paul Sztajer
  • Chris Antony
  • LongPack Games
  • Platypus Industries
  • Savage Yeti Games

If you are interested in sponoring DevCon2017, please have a look at the sponsor levels in the tickets area. There are two levels available and if you are interested please contact us for more details.


FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Nope, digital is fine

What is DEVCON good for?

NETWORKING
PLAYTESTING
FEEDBACK
EDUCATION

Are meals and drinks included?

No. Meals and drinks are available from the venue and can be consumed in the function room.
The restaurant and other services are available.

How do I get to the venue?

Public Transport: Atendees can ride the 216, 219, or 220 buses from the vicinity of any major CBD train station, getting them to within a few hundred meters after a 10 minute ride.

Parking: Onsite undercover parking is $13.00 per car per day.

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Bayview On The Park

52 Queens Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Australia

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