E-Sport and Game Summit(ESGS) is a two-day event where gaming convention and e-sport competition happens. Gaming companies/studios will present their current or upcoming games and the public will have a chance to try out these games. Picked by IGDA(International Game Developer Association), my friends and I got a chance to showcase our game, which was created during an IGDA hackathon event IGDA Hackathon Event.
It was my first time at ESGS — both as an exhibitor and as an attendee. I have been to many other summits, but the ESGS was the most impressive. A two-day event that only deals with games was huge to me. The venue was at the SMX Convention Center, a big place and at the same time many booths showcased their respective games. Attendees were hyped and you can see they were excited as they entered the venue. Indie games under IGDA booth were awesome and very addicting especially the game Lithium City.
What I Did at ESGS
- We showcased our hackathon-made game. As attendees tried our game, it was fun and humbling to see people enjoying what you’ve done.
- I ate because food in the event was delicious. Have you tried hotdog with crocodile meat? It’s yummy.
- Talked and met with new people. Awesome game artists, developers, and game enthusiasts as they shared some of their experience on game events and game development stories.
- Play games. I got a chance to play these upcoming games (this was what the summit was all about).
Technology on Building Games
Comparing Game and Web
I love both game and web. I sometimes create simple games if I feel doing it. Comparing the two, they both have similarities. One of which is pushing you to read their documentation (comparing Rails and Unity) for you to maximize what they can offer.