Coraabia: From Childhood Idea to a Full Game

Coraabia is an online MMO trading card game with RPG elements developed by Czech indie studio ARK8. Set in a living sci-fi multiverse whose development players can directly influence, the gameplay of Coraabia challenges the basic tenets of the genre. Lead developer Jakub Hussar describes how crowd-sourcing led to collaboration with 450 artists from 65…

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Richard Bisso: Helping Clients Set Their Sites the Mobile and Web Marketplace | Casual Connect Video

“You live and die by the number of customers you have, how those customers see you, and their likelihood to spend money, so one thing you really want to avoid is customer churn,” Richard Bisso said at Casual Connect USA 2014. “Customer churn is mainly due to poor quality of customer service.” DOWNLOAD SLIDES Richard…

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Teut Weidemann : “I Teut You So”| Casual Connect Video

While at Casual Connect USA 2014, Teut Weidemann analyzed the monetization of League of Legends. “Riot’s conversion rate is less than 5 percent,” he said. “That’s not good. If you’re looking to copy League of Legends‘ monetization, don’t. It won’t work for you.” Teut Weidemann is the senior online supervisor at Blue Byte Ubisoft, ensuring…

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Masaru “Nogi” Ohnogi Wants to Just Keep Making Hit Games | Casual Connect Video

At Casual Connect USA 2014, Masaru “Nogi” Ohnogi reminded participants that, although their mobile title Brave Frontier has become famous in the US, many people still don’t know much about gumi. So he took this opportunity to let everyone know who they are, what they have done and are currently doing, and what their plans…

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Mark Robinson Believes in Managing the Players Experience | Casual Connect Video

“To take the guesswork out of the game design and the game development process, we need, as an industry, to start relying on the data to tell us where the right balance is, what the players are experiencing, and then start to make those changes through A/B testing, through game re-balancing, through dynamic responsive games,”…

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