Changing the Public Perception of Games and Game Creators
After 5 years as Executive Director of the IGDA, Kate Edwards gained a unique perspective on attitudes towards games and game developers. Despite being a massive socio-economic force, games still struggle to gain respect as a creative art form and as leaders in evolving entertainment. Game creators have lost control of the public narrative of their profession and it’s up to them to be their own best advocates. Kate will illustrate the path to advocacy and embolden individuals to act now!