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How to Grow your Online Games for massive player engagement and revenue

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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How to Grow your Online Games for massive player engagement and revenue

--special guests founders Josh Rose of Flying Wisdom Studios and Joe Dunn of e23 Games






Joe Dunn josh rose


Hello Bay Area Game Developers,

Do you want more players for your games this year?

How about more engaged players that spend more in each play session?

Are you worried about this not happening?

We have all heard the less than optimistic coverage on game revenues. According to the NPD group/Gamasutra US retail video game industry sales January 2010 sales decreased 13% from the same time last yearEven social game viral growth, a major buzz area over the last few years, is not as easy with Facebook virality changes and the rise of game companies with massive user bases and large marketing muscle.

How do you prevent yourself from being part of these statistics?

How do you arm yourself for the next wave of successful games?

Join us August 10th at 7pm to  hear Joe Dunn and Josh Rose give you a brain dump download of how they win in the market so you can too. They will cover how they combine: 

creative design

new technology

platform agnostic virality 

to create game experiences players crave, share, and keep coming back for. 

There will be a brief interactive Q&A between each speaker, so designers and developers can get a chance to get some direct opinions or strategies on some of their own games and businesses 


Do you want to network grow your business and have a good time? 

Come party with us after the event to brainstorm, chill, or simply share a beer with awesome fellow game developers, designers, artists, and deal makers. 


This event will sell out!  We have 94 seats left, as of a 4 days ago we had 200! Join us! Your going to want to be at this event to grow your business this year!

Sana Choudary and Japheth Dillman


When: August 10th, 7-9pm Afterparty: 9-10pm

Where: Art Institute of California, 4th floor, 1130 Market Street, 10 UN  Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102

Afterparty: from 9-10pm, location Jillians, 101 4th Street #1070, San Francisco, CA 94103


Speaker bios:

Joe Dunn is Co-Founder and CEO of e23 Games, a San Francisco-based startup concentrating on Geo-Located, Social Augmented Reality Games. Joe has a deep background in digital media tools for artists, professionals and the end consumer, and was a key member of the team that built Macromedia into a successful public company. Joe co-founded e23 Games to pursue a fascination with mixed-world entertainment – building on the experience of successful social games by combining social objects in the real world with social gaming rules and Augmented Reality to produce personal, connected casual fun for the mobile consumer.


Josh Rose is Co-Founder and CEO of Flying Wisdom Studios. Flying Wisdom Studios is Josh’s fourth start-up company; most recently from Lamplighter Studios, Inc. where he built a worldwide team of 80 artists for outsourcing and art services generating $1.2 million in sales in 2008 before sale to Broadcaster.com in 2008.

With over seventeen years in the interactive entertainment industry, Josh is equal parts CEO, producer, game designer, and professor. At Lamplighter Studios Josh managed sales and management for art outsourcing projects such as Upper Deck for World of Warcraft, BioShock, Aurora Feint and numerous Zynga projects.

His formative years in the industry began in 1993 at Crystal Dynamics amongst some of the industry’s most respected veterans, and he spent time at a few other reputable studios such as 3DO and Stormfront.  His shipped games include: Solar Eclipse, Blood Omen The Legacy of Kain, Gex 2, Akuji the Heartless, Greed, and Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone.


Generously Sponsored by

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Ansca Mobile 


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Information on the sponsors:


Taking a consumer-friendly approach to monetization, gWallet provides publishers with advertising revenue through various new formats including video, custom sponsorships, product placement, and offers. These attractive ads and offers from Fortune 500 brands -- Best Buy, Microsoft, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Macy’s, and Toyota to name a few – drive conversion, revenue lift, and repeat visits. If you’d like to learn more about how you could be generating substantial revenue with minimal integration requirements, email Rebecca Watson at partner@gwallet.com.



Sometrics helps publishers monetize free-to-play online games and interactive entertainment with the industry's most advanced offer solution and payment manager. With Sometrics, game publishers gain a new revenue source that enhances existing payment methods and increases conversions
among paying users. The company has a global inventory of offers ranging from surveys, trials, videos, shopping and more, working with many of the top publishers in the online gaming space.


Ansca Mobile:

Have you ever wanted to write a game app for iPhone, iPad or Android? If you know any basic scripting language like JavaScript or Flash, you can write interactive, graphically-rich native mobile apps and distribute them on the iTunes and Android marketplaces with Corona. Ansca's Corona Game Edition combines an intuitive scripting framework with a high performance OpenGL rendering engine for rapid development of media-rich iPhone, iPad, and Android apps. Check us out at www.anscamobile.com.

Ansca Mobile is a venture-backed software company, founded by former Adobe software engineers.



BilltoMobile™ is a privately-held, majority-owned company of Danal Co, Ltd. in Seoul, Korea - the global pioneer and leader in direct mobile billing. Headquartered in San Jose, California, BilltoMobile is partnering with U.S. mobile carriers to launch its proven online payment service in the U.S. Danal Co., Ltd. is the only company to have broadly launched direct mobile billing service around the globe, with 15 mobile carriers utilizing the service throughout South Korea, Taiwan, China – and now the U.S. Further details about BilltoMobile™ and information on becoming a merchant can be found by contacting merchants@billtomobile.com or calling (408) 232-3300. Check us out at www.billtomobile.com and Follow Us on Twitter!” 

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1130 Market
4th floor, 10 UN Civic Center Plaza
San Francisco, 94102

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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