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EVENTS AT GDC

GDC is not just about the conference; we have a line-up of events ready for you to network, connect with fellow game developers, and to have a good time. Get the most out of your GDC experience by checking out the events below.

Monday, March 2

GDC Store

Monday, March 2
9:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

BreakPoint Books is the official bookstore vendor and Moxie is the official vendor of the GDC Store. A broad selection of books and supporting material from GDC speakers highlight the vast array of available titles. T-shirts and goodies can be found here as well. Joining us as a part of the GDC Store, iam8bit will be offering unique merchandise. Take a break from your sessions and check out the GDC Store!
 

Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Check out the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase, with a new set of 15 games for 2015. Indie MEGABOOTH is a collection of independent developers banding together to showcase the latest and greatest indie games at conventions across the world. Working with over 150 game studios, and routinely featured in industry press, our games are interesting and innovative and other buzz words as well. We have mobile, PC, console and some platforms you haven’t even heard of. How’s that for ground level access?
 

Intel Hangout Lounge

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Mezzanine Level

Hang out with Intel and experience the latest technology for game-development ecosystems. Whether you're targeting mobile or PC, Windows, or Android - or all of the above - we want you to be successful with Intel. We'll have product expert share our tools, like Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers, as well as our latest and upcoming hardware.
 

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Street Level

Come stroll through the trees and into the welcoming heart of the Mild Rumpus woodland grotto. Amid the comfortable wildlife you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle with a hand-picked selection of all-natural independent video games. Each day at 5pm we’ll be bringing you live talks and performances from different designers. To view the full schedule, stop by the grotto or visit www.thewildrumpus.co.uk/mildrumpus.
 

Shut Up & Sit Down: A Lovely Tabletop Lounge

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

It’s been another astonishing year for the board game industry. Come see what all the fuss is about in this curation of the best games from 2014. Peruse the gallery, play a quick game yourself or simply take a seat and enjoy the sound of your fellow humans having a great time.
 

Train Jam

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Train Jam is a collection of developers traveling via train to the Game Developers Conference and creating games during the 52-hour train journey from Chicago to San Francisco. Come and play the games that were created on our journey out to GDC and learn more about this annual event!
 

Ubisoft Lounge

Monday, March 2
9:30am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

The Ubisoft lounge welcomes GDC attendees for exciting conversations with high-profile developers from our studios. Join them for engaging one hour sessions throughout the day and learn more about their experiences and careers at Ubisoft (daily agenda available on the lounge). There will also be live demos of some of our new experiential titles and videos displaying some of our latest and coolest tech.
 

Videogame History Museum

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

To commemorate Warren Robinett’s groundbreaking Adventure on the Atari 2600, The Videogame History Museum will be building an amazing exhibit paying tribute to the history of Atari. Stop by and play Adventure on an original Atari 2600 console and see if you can find the famous “microscopic dot” to reveal one of the original “Easter Eggs” and see the message Warren hid in the game. Even if you can’t find the dot (it’s quite microscopic don’t you know) there will be a ton of other Atari history to enjoy in the exhibit!
 

Wheel of Whimsy

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

Test your nerd cred by playing one of four unique games at the Wheel of Whimsy by iam8bit, celebrating the creative company's fifth year collaborating with GDC. Every hour, one lucky attendee will spin to select what video game-themed extravaganza will distract you from your important meetings - PIXLatr, Cheat Code, Videogame Bingo or Name That Chiptune. Prove your geeky prowess and proudly gloat to your industry peers.
 

Xbox Lobby Bar

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

Come visit the Xbox Lobby Bar. Meet up with friends, grab a drink and check out the latest entertainment blockbusters for Xbox One.
 

Xbox Lounge Bar

Monday, March 2
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Second Level

Come visit the Xbox Lounge in the West Hall! Have a seat and enjoy a beverage to recharge your mind, or take advantage of our charging stations to recharge your device.

 

Tuesday, March 3

GDC Store

Tuesday, March 3
9:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

BreakPoint Books is the official bookstore vendor and Moxie is the official vendor of the GDC Store. A broad selection of books and supporting material from GDC speakers highlight the vast array of available titles. T-shirts and goodies can be found here as well. Joining us as a part of the GDC Store, iam8bit will be offering unique merchandise. Take a break from your sessions and check out the GDC Store!
 

GDC Mobile & Tablet Mixer

Tuesday, March 3
5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Hall, Second Level

You’re Invited! Enjoy a beverage with top mobile developers and influencers at the official GDC Mobile & Tablet Mixer, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday March 3, on the second floor of the Moscone Center. Free to all with any GDC badge. Thanks to Platinum Sponsor WB Games mobile teams.
 

Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Check out the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase, with a new set of 15 games for 2015. Indie MEGABOOTH is a collection of independent developers banding together to showcase the latest and greatest indie games at conventions across the world. Working with over 150 game studios, and routinely featured in industry press, our games are interesting and innovative and other buzz words as well. We have mobile, PC, console and some platforms you haven’t even heard of. How’s that for ground level access?
 

Intel Hangout Lounge

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Mezzanine Level

Hang out with Intel and experience the latest technology for game-development ecosystems. Whether you're targeting mobile or PC, Windows, or Android - or all of the above - we want you to be successful with Intel. We'll have product expert share our tools, like Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers, as well as our latest and upcoming hardware.
 

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Street Level

Come stroll through the trees and into the welcoming heart of the Mild Rumpus woodland grotto. Amid the comfortable wildlife you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle with a hand-picked selection of all-natural independent video games. Each day at 5pm we’ll be bringing you live talks and performances from different designers. To view the full schedule, stop by the grotto or visit www.thewildrumpus.co.uk/mildrumpus.
 

One Life Left

Tuesday, March 3
3:00pm - 4:30pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

A sweet blend of light-hearted discussion, game-related music, interviews and ridiculous features, the One Life Left podcast at Game Developers Conference features game industry legends, past and present. Hosted by Ste Curran, Ann Scantlebury and Simon Byron, One Life Left at GDC will be featured on Gamasutra and broadcast on London's Resonance 104.4 FM. Check them out at onelifeleft.com.
 

Shut Up & Sit Down: A Lovely Tabletop Lounge

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

It's been another astonishing year for the board game industry. Come see what all the fuss is about in this curation of the best games from 2014. Peruse the gallery, play a quick game yourself, or simply take a seat and enjoy the sound of your fellow humans having a great time.
 

Train Jam

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Train Jam is a collection of developers traveling via train to the Game Developers Conference and creating games during the 52-hour train journey from Chicago to San Francisco.  Come and play the games that were created on our journey out to GDC and learn more about this annual event!
 

Ubisoft Lounge

Tuesday, March 3
9:30am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

The Ubisoft lounge welcomes GDC attendees for exciting conversations with high-profile developers from our studios. Join them for engaging one hour sessions throughout the day and learn more about their experiences and careers at Ubisoft (daily agenda available on the lounge). There will also be live demos of some of our new experiential titles and videos displaying some of our latest and coolest tech.
 

Videogame History Museum

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

To commemorate Warren Robinett’s groundbreaking Adventure on the Atari 2600, The Videogame History Museum will be building an amazing exhibit paying tribute to the history of Atari. Stop by and play Adventure on an original Atari 2600 console and see if you can find the famous “microscopic dot” to reveal one of the original “Easter Eggs” and see the message Warren hid in the game. Even if you can’t find the dot (it’s quite microscopic don’t you know) there will be a ton of other Atari history to enjoy in the exhibit!
 

Wheel of Whimsy

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

Test your nerd cred by playing one of four unique games at the Wheel of Whimsy by iam8bit, celebrating the creative company's fifth year collaborating with GDC. Every hour, one lucky attendee will spin to select what video game-themed extravaganza will distract you from your important meetings - PIXLatr, Cheat Code, Videogame Bingo or Name That Chiptune. Prove your geeky prowess and proudly gloat to your industry peers.
 

Xbox Lobby Bar

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

Come visit the Xbox Lobby Bar. Meet up with friends, grab a drink and check out the latest entertainment blockbusters for Xbox One.
 

Xbox Lounge Bar

Tuesday, March 3
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Second Level

Come visit the Xbox Lounge in the West Hall! Have a seat and enjoy a beverage to recharge your mind, or take advantage of our charging stations to recharge your device.
 

Wednesday, March 4

15th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

Wednesday, March 4
6:30pm - 8:30pm
GDC Ballroom, West Hall, Street Level

The Game Developers Choice Awards are the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry, celebrating creativity, artistry and technological genius. Industry professionals from around the world nominate for the awards, free of charge, ensuring that the recipients reflect the community’s opinions.
 

17th Annual Independent Games Festival Awards

Wednesday, March 4
6:30pm - 8:30pm
GDC Ballroom, West Hall, Street Level

The IGF was established in 1998 to encourage innovation in game development and to recognize the best independent game developers. At the awards ceremony,the IGF gives out eight awards and over $60,000 in total prize money to the most innovative independent games. The awards are held in conjunction with the Game Developers Choice Awards.
 

3DPlusMe: 3D Personalization Experience

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

3DPlusMe delivers the first-ever mobile personalized merchandise platform for 3D printing that makes fans part of the story. With our proprietary facial scanning technology, we capture high resolution images which are then 3D printed into personal, highly detailed memorabilia using the world's most advanced printers. Choose from a variety of characters and impress your friends with your own personalized model.
 

alt.ctrl.GDC

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2326

alt.ctrl.GDC is a new exhibit by Indie Fund developer scout and Media Indie Exchange co-creator John Polson that highlights the outer fringe of exciting alternative control methods for games. Some are custom-made; some repurpose gadgets such as briefcases, telephone receivers and musical keyboards; and others combine VR helmets, MIDI devices, foot pedals, patch cables, and switches into unique forms of play. Developers will be on-hand to discuss their creations, coupled with new games for attendees to try.
 

Career Center

Career Pavilion @ GDC
Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

GDC's Career Center is the largest industry-specific job fair in the world, with representatives from 50+ companies actively hiring onsite. Industry leading studios and publishers from across the country and around the world will be present in search of tomorrow's star developers. Learn more about the Career Center.
 

Flash Forward

Wednesday, March 4
9:30am - 10:30am

GDC Ballroom, West Hall, Street Level
GDC will once again skip the traditional keynote and provide speakers chosen by the Advisory Board an opportunity to grab your attention with a brief overview of their session. At the Flash Forward hear first-hand what will be discussed in sessions taking place Wednesday-Friday, and decide what best suits your interests.
 

G.A.N.G. Town Hall

IAsig logo
Wednesday, March 4
12:45pm - 1:45pm
West Hall, Room 3002

Celebrating G.A.N.G.’s 13th year, the G.A.N.G. officers will discuss the organization’s accomplishments over the last 13 years, as well as what is currently in the works. This meeting is open to anyone interested in promoting excellence and advancements in interactive audio. Over 3000 people representing over 25 countries around the world have joined G.A.N.G. since its inception in 2002.

 

GDC Expo Floor

GDC Expo Floor
Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Lower Level

Explore the latest in game innovations and talk with industry experts on GDC's Expo Floor, located in South Hall of the Moscone Center. Ask questions and get answers from game industry professionals and network with peers. Learn more about the GDC Expo.
 

GDC Play

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

Get hands-on with playable games showcased by emerging and independent game developers. Discover pavilions dedicated to showcasing games around emerging game markets ranging from social through mobile, to console, indie, and beyond. From games still in beta, to undiscovered indie titles, GDC Play brings you playable IPs in various stages of development.
 

GDC Store

Wednesday, March 4
9:00am - 6:30pm
South Hall, Street Level

BreakPoint Books is the official bookstore vendor and Moxie is the official vendor of the GDC Store. A broad selection of books and supporting material from GDC speakers highlight the vast array of available titles. T-shirts and goodies can be found here as well. Joining us as a part of the GDC Store, iam8bit will be offering unique merchandise. Take a break from your sessions and check out the GDC Store!
 

Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Check out the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase, with a new set of 15 games for 2015. Indie MEGABOOTH is a collection of independent developers banding together to showcase the latest and greatest indie games at conventions across the world. Working with over 150 game studios, and routinely featured in industry press, our games are interesting and innovative and other buzz words as well. We have mobile, PC, console and some platforms you haven’t even heard of. How’s that for ground level access?
 

Intel Hangout Lounge

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Mezzanine Level

Hang out with Intel and experience the latest technology for game-development ecosystems. Whether you're targeting mobile or PC, Windows, or Android - or all of the above - we want you to be successful with Intel. We'll have product expert share our tools, like Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers, as well as our latest and upcoming hardware.
 

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Street Level

Come stroll through the trees and into the welcoming heart of the Mild Rumpus woodland grotto. Amid the comfortable wildlife you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle with a hand-picked selection of all-natural independent video games. Each day at 5pm we’ll be bringing you live talks and performances from different designers. To view the full schedule, stop by the grotto or visit www.thewildrumpus.co.uk/mildrumpus.
 

One Life Left

Wednesday, March 4
3:00pm - 4:30pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

A sweet blend of light-hearted discussion, game-related music, interviews and ridiculous features, the One Life Left podcast at Game Developers Conference features game industry legends, past and present. Hosted by Ste Curran, Ann Scantlebury and Simon Byron, One Life Left at GDC will be featured on Gamasutra and broadcast on London's Resonance 104.4 FM. Check them out at onelifeleft.com.
 

Playstation Lounge

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2202

Meet up at the PlayStation Lounge, grab a drink, have a snack, play some games and hang out with our PlayStation movers and shakers. Network with some of the hottest talent on the show floor and grab some swag to boot. Look forward to seeing you there!
 

Shut Up & Sit Down: A Lovely Tabletop Lounge

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

It's been another astonishing year for the board game industry. Come see what all the fuss is about in this curation of the best games from 2014. Peruse the gallery, play a quick game yourself, or simply take a seat and enjoy the sound of your fellow humans having a great time.
 

Train Jam

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Train Jam is a collection of developers traveling via train to the Game Developers Conference and creating games during the 52-hour train journey from Chicago to San Francisco.  Come and play the games that were created on our journey out to GDC and learn more about this annual event!
 

Ubisoft Lounge

Wednesday, March 4
9:30am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

The Ubisoft lounge welcomes GDC attendees for exciting conversations with high-profile developers from our studios. Join them for engaging one hour sessions throughout the day and learn more about their experiences and careers at Ubisoft (daily agenda available on the lounge). There will also be live demos of some of our new experiential titles and videos displaying some of our latest and coolest tech.
 

Videogame History Museum

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

To commemorate Warren Robinett’s groundbreaking Adventure on the Atari 2600, The Videogame History Museum will be building an amazing exhibit paying tribute to the history of Atari. Stop by and play Adventure on an original Atari 2600 console and see if you can find the famous “microscopic dot” to reveal one of the original “Easter Eggs” and see the message Warren hid in the game. Even if you can’t find the dot (it’s quite microscopic don’t you know) there will be a ton of other Atari history to enjoy in the exhibit!
 

VideriSQ

Wednesday, March 4
5:00pm - 6:30pm
West Hall, Street Level

The Videri String Quartet is a classically-trained quartet specializing in high-quality renditions of video game music. Videri has performed at RTX, the Boston Festival of Indie Games, IndieCade, Boston's Wang Theatre, and the Nintendo World Store in New York. Videri's first album, Portals, was released in September 2013. Enjoy some live music and a cash bar before watching the IGF and Game Developers Choice Awards.
 

Wheel of Whimsy

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

Test your nerd cred by playing one of four unique games at the Wheel of Whimsy by iam8bit, celebrating the creative company's fifth year collaborating with GDC. Every hour, one lucky attendee will spin to select what video game-themed extravaganza will distract you from your important meetings - PIXLatr, Cheat Code, Videogame Bingo or Name That Chiptune. Prove your geeky prowess and proudly gloat to your industry peers.
 

Xbox Lobby Bar

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

Come visit the Xbox Lobby Bar. Meet up with friends, grab a drink and check out the latest entertainment blockbusters for Xbox One.
 

Xbox Lounge Bar

Wednesday, March 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Second Level

Come visit the Xbox Lounge in the West Hall! Have a seat and enjoy a beverage to recharge your mind, or take advantage of our charging stations to recharge your device.
 

Thursday, March 5

13th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards

IAsig logo
Thursday, March 5
7:30pm - 9:30pm
West Hall, Room 3020

Excellence in game audio is celebrated annually at the G.A.N.G. Awards show - come and be a part of the magic as we recognize the best of the best! It will be a night of entertainment and peer recognition as we review the finest in game audio from the past year.
 

3DPlusMe: 3D Personalization Experience

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

3DPlusMe delivers the first-ever mobile personalized merchandise platform for 3D printing that makes fans part of the story. With our proprietary facial scanning technology, we capture high resolution images which are then 3D printed into personal, highly detailed memorabilia using the world's most advanced printers. Choose from a variety of characters and impress your friends with your own personalized model.
 

alt.ctrl.GDC

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2326

alt.ctrl.GDC is a new exhibit by Indie Fund developer scout and Media Indie Exchange co-creator John Polson that highlights the outer fringe of exciting alternative control methods for games. Some are custom-made; some repurpose gadgets such as briefcases, telephone receivers and musical keyboards; and others combine VR helmets, MIDI devices, foot pedals, patch cables, and switches into unique forms of play. Developers will be on-hand to discuss their creations, coupled with new games for attendees to try.
 

Career Center

Career Pavilion @ GDC
Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

GDC's Career Center is the largest industry-specific job fair in the world, with representatives from 50+ companies actively hiring onsite. Industry leading studios and publishers from across the country and around the world will be present in search of tomorrow's star developers. Learn more about the Career Center.
 

GDC Expo Floor

GDC Expo Floor
Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Lower Level

Explore the latest in game innovations and talk with industry experts on GDC's Expo Floor, located in South Hall of the Moscone Center. Ask questions and get answers from game industry professionals and network with peers. Learn more about the GDC Expo.
 

GDC Happy Hour

GDC Expo Floor
Thursday, March 5
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Expo Floor

Join us on the Expo Floor for happy hour! Unwind from all the action and have a drink, you've earned it!
 

GDC Play

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

Get hands-on with playable games showcased by emerging and independent game developers. Discover pavilions dedicated to showcasing games around emerging game markets ranging from social through mobile, to console, indie and beyond. From games still in beta, to undiscovered indie titles, GDC Play brings you playable IPs in various stages of development.
 

GDC Store

Thursday, March 5
9:00am - 6:30pm
South Hall, Street Level

BreakPoint Books is the official bookstore vendor and Moxie is the official vendor of the GDC Store. A broad selection of books and supporting material from GDC speakers highlight the vast array of available titles. T-shirts and goodies can be found here as well. Joining us as a part of the GDC Store, iam8bit will be offering unique merchandise. Take a break from your sessions and check out the GDC Store!
 

Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Check out the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase, with a new set of 15 games for 2015. Indie MEGABOOTH is a collection of independent developers banding together to showcase the latest and greatest indie games at conventions across the world. Working with over 150 game studios, and routinely featured in industry press, our games are interesting and innovative and other buzz words as well. We have mobile, PC, console and some platforms you haven’t even heard of. How’s that for ground level access?
 

Intel Hangout Lounge

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Mezzanine Level

Hang out with Intel and experience the latest technology for game-development ecosystems. Whether you're targeting mobile or PC, Windows, or Android - or all of the above - we want you to be successful with Intel. We'll have product expert share our tools, like Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers, as well as our latest and upcoming hardware.
 

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Street Level

Come stroll through the trees and into the welcoming heart of the Mild Rumpus woodland grotto. Amid the comfortable wildlife you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle with a hand-picked selection of all-natural independent video games. Each day at 5pm we’ll be bringing you live talks and performances from different designers. To view the full schedule, stop by the grotto or visit www.thewildrumpus.co.uk/mildrumpus.
 

One Life Left

Thursday, March 5
3:00pm - 4:30pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

A sweet blend of light-hearted discussion, game-related music, interviews and ridiculous features, the One Life Left podcast at Game Developers Conference features game industry legends, past and present. Hosted by Ste Curran, Ann Scantlebury and Simon Byron, One Life Left at GDC will be featured on Gamasutra and broadcast on London's Resonance 104.4 FM. Check them out at onelifeleft.com.
 

Playstation Lounge

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2202

Meet up at the PlayStation Lounge, grab a drink, have a snack, play some games and hang out with our PlayStation movers and shakers. Network with some of the hottest talent on the show floor and grab some swag to boot. Look forward to seeing you there!
 

Shut Up & Sit Down: A Lovely Tabletop Lounge

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

It's been another astonishing year for the board game industry. Come see what all the fuss is about in this curation of the best games from 2014. Peruse the gallery, play a quick game yourself, or simply take a seat and enjoy the sound of your fellow humans having a great time.
 

Train Jam

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Train Jam is a collection of developers traveling via train to the Game Developers Conference and creating games during the 52-hour train journey from Chicago to San Francisco.  Come and play the games that were created on our journey out to GDC and learn more about this annual event!
 

Ubisoft Lounge

Thursday, March 5
9:30am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

The Ubisoft lounge welcomes GDC attendees for exciting conversations with high-profile developers from our studios. Join them for engaging one hour sessions throughout the day and learn more about their experiences and careers at Ubisoft (daily agenda available on the lounge). There will also be live demos of some of our new experiential titles and videos displaying some of our latest and coolest tech.
 

Videogame History Museum

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

To commemorate Warren Robinett’s groundbreaking Adventure on the Atari 2600, The Videogame History Museum will be building an amazing exhibit paying tribute to the history of Atari. Stop by and play Adventure on an original Atari 2600 console and see if you can find the famous “microscopic dot” to reveal one of the original “Easter Eggs” and see the message Warren hid in the game. Even if you can’t find the dot (it’s quite microscopic don’t you know) there will be a ton of other Atari history to enjoy in the exhibit!
 

Wheel of Whimsy

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

Test your nerd cred by playing one of four unique games at the Wheel of Whimsy by iam8bit, celebrating the creative company's fifth year collaborating with GDC. Every hour, one lucky attendee will spin to select what video game-themed extravaganza will distract you from your important meetings - PIXLatr, Cheat Code, Videogame Bingo or Name That Chiptune. Prove your geeky prowess and proudly gloat to your industry peers.
 

Xbox Lobby Bar

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

Come visit the Xbox Lobby Bar. Meet up with friends, grab a drink and check out the latest entertainment blockbusters for Xbox One.

Xbox Lounge Bar

Thursday, March 5
10:00am - 6:00pm
West Hall, Second Level

Come visit the Xbox Lounge in the West Hall! Have a seat and enjoy a beverage to recharge your mind, or take advantage of our charging stations to recharge your device.

Friday, March 6

3DPlusMe: 3D Personalization Experience

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

3DPlusMe delivers the first-ever mobile personalized merchandise platform for 3D printing that makes fans part of the story. With our proprietary facial scanning technology, we capture high resolution images which are then 3D printed into personal, highly detailed memorabilia using the world's most advanced printers. Choose from a variety of characters and impress your friends with your own personalized model.
 

alt.ctrl.GDC

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2326

alt.ctrl.GDC is a new exhibit by Indie Fund developer scout and Media Indie Exchange co-creator John Polson that highlights the outer fringe of exciting alternative control methods for games. Some are custom-made; some repurpose gadgets such as briefcases, telephone receivers and musical keyboards; and others combine VR helmets, MIDI devices, foot pedals, patch cables, and switches into unique forms of play. Developers will be on-hand to discuss their creations, coupled with new games for attendees to try.
 

Career Center

Career Pavilion @ GDC
Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

GDC's Career Center is the largest industry-specific job fair in the world, with representatives from 50+ companies actively hiring onsite. Industry leading studios and publishers from across the country and around the world will be present in search of tomorrow's star developers. Learn more about the Career Center.
 

GDC Expo Floor

GDC Expo Floor
Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
South Hall, Lower Level

Explore the latest in game innovations and talk with industry experts on GDC's Expo Floor, located in South Hall of the Moscone Center. Ask questions and get answers from game industry professionals and network with peers. Learn more about the GDC Expo.
 

GDC Play

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
North Hall, Lower Level

Get hands-on with playable games showcased by emerging and independent game developers. Discover pavilions dedicated to showcasing games around emerging game markets ranging from social through mobile, to console, indie, and beyond. From games still in beta, to undiscovered indie titles, GDC Play brings you playable IPs in various stages of development.
 

GDC Store

Friday, March 6
9:00am - 4:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

BreakPoint Books is the official bookstore vendor and Moxie is the official vendor of the GDC Store. A broad selection of books and supporting material from GDC speakers highlight the vast array of available titles. T-shirts and goodies can be found here as well. Joining us as a part of the GDC Store, iam8bit will be offering unique merchandise. Take a break from your sessions and check out the GDC Store!
 

IASIG Town Hall Meeting

Friday, March 6
12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Hall, Room 3002

Join your fellow sound and music professionals to share ideas and enthusiasm for advancing the state of the art in interactive audio development. This is the best opportunity of the year to connect with other sound designers, composers, audio programmers, hardware engineers and game audio educators. Come and discover how you can help shape the future of interactive audio for games, web, and mobile applications!
 

IGDA Town Hall

Friday, March 6
12:15pm - 1:15pm
South Hall, Room 304

The International Game Developers Association's Board of Directors and Executive Director will provide developers with a summary of the association's progress over the past year, as well as an overview of what's in store for 2015. There will also be a Q&A period to get feedback and input from the community and a chance to meet the new board members. The IGDA is a non-profit professional association committed to advancing the careers and enhancing the lives of game developers worldwide. Don't miss this critical membership meeting and overview of the organization's past year and its future! Any interested individual is encouraged to attend, you don't need to be an IGDA member. NOTE: Lunch will not be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own.
 

Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Check out the Indie MEGABOOTH Showcase, with a new set of 15 games for 2015. Indie MEGABOOTH is a collection of independent developers banding together to showcase the latest and greatest indie games at conventions across the world. Working with over 150 game studios, and routinely featured in industry press, our games are interesting and innovative and other buzz words as well. We have mobile, PC, console and some platforms you haven’t even heard of. How’s that for ground level access?
 

Intel Hangout Lounge

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
South Hall, Mezzanine Level

Hang out with Intel and experience the latest technology for game-development ecosystems. Whether you're targeting mobile or PC, Windows, or Android - or all of the above - we want you to be successful with Intel. We'll have product expert share our tools, like Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers, as well as our latest and upcoming hardware.
 

Mild Rumpus by Wild Rumpus

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
West Hall, Street Level

Come stroll through the trees and into the welcoming heart of the Mild Rumpus woodland grotto. Amid the comfortable wildlife you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle with a hand-picked selection of all-natural independent video games. Each day at 5pm we’ll be bringing you live talks and performances from different designers. To view the full schedule, stop by the grotto or visit www.thewildrumpus.co.uk/mildrumpus.
 

One Life Left

Friday, March 6
3:00pm - 4:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

A sweet blend of light-hearted discussion, game-related music, interviews and ridiculous features, the One Life Left podcast at Game Developers Conference features game industry legends, past and present. Hosted by Ste Curran, Ann Scantlebury and Simon Byron, One Life Left at GDC will be featured on Gamasutra and broadcast on London's Resonance 104.4 FM. Check them out at onelifeleft.com.
 

Playstation Lounge

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
Career Center Floor, Booth CC2202

Meet up at the PlayStation Lounge, grab a drink, have a snack, play some games and hang out with our PlayStation movers and shakers. Network with some of the hottest talent on the show floor and grab some swag to boot. Look forward to seeing you there!
 

Shut Up & Sit Down: A Lovely Tabletop Lounge

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

It's been another astonishing year for the board game industry. Come see what all the fuss is about in this curation of the best games from 2014. Peruse the gallery, play a quick game yourself, or simply take a seat and enjoy the sound of your fellow humans having a great time.
 

Train Jam

Game Developers Choice Awards 2011 winner
Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

Train Jam is a collection of developers traveling via train to the Game Developers Conference and creating games during the 52-hour train journey from Chicago to San Francisco. Come and play the games that were created on our journey out to GDC and learn more about this annual event!
 

Ubisoft Lounge

Friday, March 6
9:30am - 4:00pm
West Hall, Third Level

The Ubisoft lounge welcomes GDC attendees for exciting conversations with high-profile developers from our studios. Join them for engaging one hour sessions throughout the day and learn more about their experiences and careers at Ubisoft (daily agenda available on the lounge). There will also be live demos of some of our new experiential titles and videos displaying some of our latest and coolest tech.
 

Videogame History Museum

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

To commemorate Warren Robinett’s groundbreaking Adventure on the Atari 2600, The Videogame History Museum will be building an amazing exhibit paying tribute to the history of Atari. Stop by and play Adventure on an original Atari 2600 console and see if you can find the famous “microscopic dot” to reveal one of the original “Easter Eggs” and see the message Warren hid in the game. Even if you can’t find the dot (it’s quite microscopic don’t you know) there will be a ton of other Atari history to enjoy in the exhibit!
 

Wheel of Whimsy

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
North Hall, Lower Lobby

Test your nerd cred by playing one of four unique games at the Wheel of Whimsy by iam8bit, celebrating the creative company's fifth year collaborating with GDC. Every hour, one lucky attendee will spin to select what video game-themed extravaganza will distract you from your important meetings - PIXLatr, Cheat Code, Videogame Bingo or Name That Chiptune. Prove your geeky prowess and proudly gloat to your industry peers.
 

Xbox Lobby Bar

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
South Hall, Street Level

Come visit the Xbox Lobby Bar. Meet up with friends, grab a drink and check out the latest entertainment blockbusters for Xbox One.
 

Xbox Lounge Bar

Friday, March 6
10:00am - 3:00pm
West Hall, Second Level

Come visit the Xbox Lounge in the West Hall! Have a seat and enjoy a beverage to recharge your mind, or take advantage of our charging stations to recharge your device.