[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
2013 Game Developers Conference
organizers are announcing the first of a series of new,
interactive onsite events,
'Class of GDC: Photo Playset,'
created in a renewed partnership with production group
In its own area on the Lower Lobby of the North Hall,
will offer GDC attendees from March 25-29 a free photo
session with optional, "questionable fashion and laser backdrops"
to personalize their photos with friends and colleagues.
official event description
"GDC is kinda like a high school reunion. Every year, the game
industry gathers in San Francisco to hug old pals... and make some
It's the place to learn and share (and drink) the many fruits
of our creative business, under one gigantic roof. So it only makes
sense to immortalize the occasion - especially because everyone
always needs a new Facebook profile pic.
Presenting the "CLASS OF GDC: Photo Playset," where attendees
are welcomed into an elaborate snapshot experience, harkening back
to those days of bad dos, questionable fashion and laser backdrops.
But hold up - this isn't JUST some funny thing you did at a party
A hair & makeup artist will be on hand to help you achieve
that perfect look, you'll get to sift through a random assortment
of ugly sweaters and hideous dresses, and a well-educated
photographer will earn back their student loans while you awkwardly
Past iam8bit projects at Game Developers Conference include GDC
'Super Magnetic Game-O-Matic,'
where attendees rearranged random words to create game
ideas and artists later sketched their interpretations of those
ideas. And GDC 2011 saw almost 6,000 attendees place pixels on a
20x8-foot pop portrait in
'Painting with Pixels.'
'Class of GDC: Photo Playset' is the first of several additional
onsite attractions for the 2013 Game Developers Conference, taking
place March 25-29 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with more
to be announced soon. The deadline for
discounted Early Bird passes
to GDC 2013 is February 13th.
The original announcement is here: