Asymmetry Is Not Imbalance

When: Back to Calendar January 30, 2014 @ 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: Room 340 at the Curry Student Center

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Rob Daviau
will be speaking at Northeastern University on the art and craft of asymmetrical game design drawing from his experience with Risk Legacy.

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Rob Daviau is an award-winning game designer whose games have been sold world-wide. Since 1998, he has designed and published over 60 games from children’s games to family games to party games to more in-depth games for the hobby market.

Rob has largely designed tabletop games but has also done work with hybrid physical-digital games and some work with digital games.

Rob is a writer as well as a designer, having spent much of his 20s as an advertising copywriter. He also wrote a chapter in Kobold Design’s Guide to Game Design, was a contributor to DRAGON magazine, and has written various articles on game design.

Rob has spoken at game conventions, has done dozens of radio interviews, has done live TV segments, and did live color commentary for ESPN during the 2009 Monopoly World Tournaments.

He has guest lectured at MIT, Carnegie-Mellon University, and NYU on game design.

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