PAX East 2014

Apr 11 - Apr 13, 2014

Boston, MA

  • Indie MEGABOOTH and Breaking into the Games Industry

    Badger Theatre

    Sunday, 11:30 AM

    Presented by: Kelly Wallick [Commanding Officer and Overlord, Indie MEGABOOTH], Christopher Floyd [First Officer and CTO, Indie MEGABOOTH], Ryan Burrell [Chief Science Officer and Head of Cynicism, Indie MEGABOOTH/Black Lantern Studios], Eric Chon [Chief of Security and Cat Wrangler, Indie MEGABOOTH/Freelance]

  • Break On Through: The Future of Music Games

    Bumblebee Theatre

    Friday, 07:30 PM

    Presented by: Trevor Stricker [President, Disco Pixel], Jim Toepel [Senior Designer, Harmonix], Ichiro Lambe [President, Dejobaan], Ryan Clark [Founder, Brace Yourself Games]

  • Foreplay: Romance in Games

    Cuttlefish Theatre

    Saturday, 06:00 PM

    Presented by: Sean Baptiste [Community Manager, Fire Hose Games], Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows [Co-founder, Creative Director, Tonic Industries, Gorgeous Robot], Hilary Heskett Shapiro [Co-founder, Product Marketing Manager, Tonic Industries, BioWare], Amanda Cosmos [Dating Sim Enthusiast and Blogger, Self], Aenne Schumann [Co-Host, Reset Transmission Podcast, Press2Reset]

  • Free to Play Throwdown - Boston Mobile Devs Debate the Business of Mobile Games

    Cuttlefish Theatre

    Saturday, 10:30 AM

    Presented by: Albert Reed [CEO & Co-Founder, Demiurge Studios], Rich Gallup [Executive Producer, Disruptor Beam], Marco Mereu [CEO & Co-Founder, Gameblyr], Ichiro Lambe [President, Dejobaan Games], Jamie Gotch [CEO & Co-Founder, Subatomic Studios], Dave Bisceglia [CEO & Co-Founder, The Tap Lab]

  • Gaming Socially: A World at Play

    Badger Theatre

    Saturday, 04:00 PM

    Presented by: Ethan Miguel “E.M.” Szőke Scott (NintendoGaymer) [Chief Organizer & CEO, StreetPass Boston], Scott Trano [Founder & CEO, Game Over Entertainment Inc/Barcraft Boston], Rydia Q. Vielehr [Actress, Singer, Model, Prizmal Designs], Alec Shobin [Organizer; Marketing Lead, Boston Post-Mortem; Nival], Trevor Stricker [President, Disco Pixel], Jonathon Myers [Creative Director, Reactive Studios], Jordan White [Founder & CEO, StreetPass NYC]

  • How Urban Black and Latino Culture Can be the Next Frontier in Games

    Cuttlefish Theatre

    Friday, 12:00 PM

    Presented by: Shawn Allen [Game Designer, NuChallenger]

  • I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours, Again!

    Bumblebee Theatre

    Friday, 12:00 PM

    Presented by: David Bisceglia [CEO/Co-Founder, The Tap Lab], Zoe Quinn [Game Developer, Zoe Quinn], Rami Ismail [Business & Development Guy, Vlambeer], Eitan Glinert [President, Fire Hose Games], Matt Boch [Creative Director, Harmonix]

  • PAX East Indie Showcase

    Condor Theatre

    Friday, 08:00 PM

    Presented by: Creators of Duet, Framed, Crowman & Wolfboy, The Spookening, Tiny Dice Dungeon, Wayward Souls


    Albatross Theatre

    Sunday, 10:30 AM

    Presented by: Aaron Trites [Harmonix], Eric Pope [Harmonix], Abbie Heppe [Respawn Entertainment], Alex Navarro [Giant Bomb], Andrea Rene [The Escapist], Bobby Loertscher [Zen Studios], Dave Lang [Iron Galaxy Studios], Eric Neustadter [Xbox], Jeff Gerstmann [Giant Bomb], Jeff Green [AARP], John Drake [Harmonix], Nick Chester [Harmonix], Pat Baer [Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre], Phil Tibitoski [Young Horses], Rich Gallup [Disruptor Beam], Jon Carnage [Twitch], Sean Baptiste [Fire Hose Games], 15 Special Guests TBA

  • Take This - “But I’m Not Crazy”

    Arachnid Theatre

    Friday, 12:30 PM

    Presented by: Susan Arendt [Managing Editor, Joystiq], Russ Pitts [Features Editor, Polygon], Dr. Mark Kline [Clinical Psychologist], Sean Baptiste [Fire Hose Games], Mitch Dyer [Associate Editor, IGN]

  • What to do with your Game Design Degree: Employment at Social/Mobile/Indie studios

    Bumblebee Theatre

    Saturday, 12:00 PM

    Presented by: Trevor Stricker [President, Disco Pixel], Elliot Mitchell [Founder, Vermont Digital Arts], Dave Bisceglia [The Tap Lab, Co-Founder & CEO], Ichiro Lambe [Dejobaan Games, President], Mark Sivak [Academic Specialist/Game Design, Northeastern University], Dr. Paul Cotnoir [Department Chair, Becker College Game Design Program], Benjamin Cavallari [Founder, ARC], Farley Chery [Game Design Faculty, Fitchburg State University]

  • Wordscapin’ - How the Hell Do You Balance a Word Game?

    Arachnid Theatre

    Friday, 06:30 PM

    Presented by: Sean Baptiste [Minister of Propaganda, Fire Hose Games], Shawn Pierre [Developer/Owner, OriGaminc], Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows [Owner/Creative Director, Gorgeous Robot], Sharat Bhat [Senior Programmer, Fire Hose Games], Max Temkin [Founder, Cards Against Humanity LLC]

  • Your Kickstarter is Successful! Now What?

    Condor Theatre

    Saturday, 06:30 PM

    Presented by: Cindy Au [Head of Community, Kickstarter], Doug Wilson [Game Designer, Die Gute Fabrik], Philip Tibitoski [President & Community Manager, Young Horses], Matt Gilgenbach [Independent game developer, Infinitap Games]

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