TERMINUS 2017 Continued: Surviving Life as a Creative Person and 11 More Talks For Freelancers

TERMINUS 2017 Continued: Surviving Life as a Creative Person and 11 More Talks For Freelancers

Professional development is a major focus for us at TERMINUS (or, as it could be alternately labeled: How to Not Be Broke, Go Crazy, and Stay Working). This handy post of talks from CreativeMornings is a perfect continuation of our Spinning Plates, Strategic Firing and Breaking Up is Hard to Do panels at TERMINUS 2017. If you don't believe us, just take a glance at the titles of the 12 talks we've conveniently listed out for you (you're welcome). We're pretty sure you're going to find yourself working your way through all of these. 

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TERMINUS & FRIENDS: Y'allywood

TERMINUS & FRIENDS: Y'allywood

Join us next Tuesday as we play the new Super Mario Odyssey with Ruti Jones, Mitchell Hardage, Greg Bishop, of the Y'allywood Film Festival on TERMINUS & Friends! Think of it as a talk show with industry professionals while we play popular games. Tune in on November 7th at 7pm on Twitch at twitch.tv/terminusevent. Read on to learn more about Y'allywood Film Festival.

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TERMINUS 2017 Continued: Video Games Are Destroying the People Who Make Them

TERMINUS 2017 Continued: Video Games Are Destroying the People Who Make Them

Jason Schreir's New York Times article on the effects crunch has on game development is a vital read for anyone coming into the game industry, runs a game development company, or is an industry veteran with any type of pull. As Schreir rightly states it, "the occasional long night or weekend at the office can be useful and even exhilarating, but as a constant, it is damaging."

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Meet Team TERMINUS

Meet Team TERMINUS

Have you ever been to TERMINUS and thought to yourself, "Who puts this together?" Well, the weekend of, we have a huge team, but most of the year it’s mainly these two fine folks hard at work, along with the rest of the team at Ideas United.. Meet Jessica Reynoso, the Executive Director & Charles Judson, the Programming & Communications Director. Read on to find out more about their backgrounds and what makes them tick.

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Good Reads: Are Indie Games too Cheap? Is Ridley Scott an Overrated Director?

Good Reads: Are Indie Games too Cheap? Is Ridley Scott an Overrated Director?

What should game developers be charging for their games? Has four time Oscar nominee Ridley Scott really only made two good films in his five decades long career? We share two good reads from PC Gamer and Slashfilm. 

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