Here is the location and time for the next PAGDIG meeting:
Thursday 4/10/08 7pm
Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
(Smith is on Broadway between Harrison and Montgomery streets. This is the same building as last time, but this time the room is on the third floor.)
Davey Jackson from Garage Games will give the following presentation:
In this session, Davey Jackson will speak about how digital distribution affecting video games, and how GarageGames has pioneered new digital distribution models. Davey will also discuss the history of GarageGames, from its roots as a small, internet-based game technology provider to its growth as a revolutionary web publishing company on the new InstantAction.com platform. He’ll also talk about games, innovation and inviting new types of players to the game market.
Bio: Davey Jackson
Davey joined GarageGames in 2005 with a background in marketing and customer relations. As the Director of Licensing Academic Outreach, Davey is primarily responsible for coordinating GarageGames commercial, education, serious games and academic research efforts. During his time at GarageGames, Davey has helped hundreds of educators learn about the “Indie” games market and game development tools. An avid gamer, Jackson started playing computer games on an Apple IIC at age 5. Utilizing educational games throughout his K-12 schooling helped him to overcome learning disabilities.