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August 20 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront , San Diego, CA
For more information go to  Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference North America 2019
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Tuesday, August 20 • 1:50pm - 2:10pm
Keynote: Designing Open Source Narrative Driven Interactive Experiences - Melissa Auclaire, Software Engineer, Studio Triome

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Game Engines have become more popular in recent years, and game development has become more democratized than ever. Interactive experiences are branching out into new frontiers with the creation of virtual avatars and chatbots that can process user dialog and characters which can build empathy with users.

In this talk, Melissa Auclaire will discuss what makes such experiences great, what makes for "good dialogue" and design, and what the driving factors are in the creation of narrative-driven experiences. She will draw on her 30+ years as a gamer and her experience as an Indie Game / XR developer to discuss how to create a compelling interactive experience using Open Source Software.

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Melissa Auclaire

Software Engineer, Studio Triome
Melissa Auclaire is a Software Engineer with an interest in console/mobile gaming as well as XR. She has previously worked in a number of positions as an SDE, Computer Science Educator and as an advocate and community leader on behalf of students and minorities looking to break into... Read More →


Tuesday August 20, 2019 1:50pm - 2:10pm PDT
Aqua Salon E