PAX Panels to look in on. You might find something you’ll like and a nice way to give your legs a break from the showroom floor. These are at least the ones I thought were interesting at first glance.

Friday Aug 28th

Tales from Game Audio (10:30am – 11:30am)

Sound Design roundtable from Indie Successes.

LoadingReadyRun (11am – 12pm) 

My Favorite Terrible Game (1:30pm – 2:30pm) 

Journalists and Developers talking about bad games that they love.

Just Cause 3 – The Playground of creative destruction (3pm-4pm) 

How to Succeed in Game Journalism Without Really Trying (3:30pm – 4:30pm) 

Awesome Video Game Data 2015 (4:30pm – 5:30pm)

Co-Founder of EEDAR using live stats to granted to him from companies to show trends and methodologies that companies use when deciding on the direction of their games.

YouTube Gaming (5:30pm – 6:30pm)

YouTuber people talking about YouTuber Gaming content, communities, and engagement.

Extra Credits (7:30pm –9:30pm) 

Kinda Funny: How to Get Paid Playing Games with Your Friends (9pm – 10pm) 

Sat with a few of them on the plane ride from PAX East back in March. Nice enough fellows. 8 Months since they left IGN. Hopefully there’s a success story somewhere in there.

Saturday Aug 29th

Science of Gaming: Video Gaming Addiction (10am – 11am) 

Big Data in Call of Duty (11:30am – 12:30pm) 

Finding abnormal behavior to detect cheating, running the number to keep weapons balanced, and making sure that player retention is high by tracking user-engagement.

Designing a Procedurally Generated Game (2pm – 3pm) 

Designers in Dward Fortress, Crypt of the NecroDancer, Moon Hunters, etc… talk about teaching computers to dream of levels.

404ing it: Breaking (Down) the Internet (2:30pm – 3:30pm) 

The dankest of memes are no match when YouTube comments are up for grabs… I mean, they talk about internet culture.

Exploring New Worlds in VR (5pm – 6pm) 

Origin Stories: The Crazy Ways We Got into Gaming (5pm – 6pm) 

This Is It! The Giant Bomb PAX Panel for PAX 2015 (8pm – 10pm) 

Saturday Night Concerts (8:30pm – 11:30pm) 

MC Frontalot.

Sunday Aug 30th

Inside the Smash Brothers Industry (10:30am – 11:30am) 

The Art of Video Game Music (11:30am – 12:30pm) 

Gaming in the Classroom: How Play can Improve Our Schools (4pm – 5pm)

Using the active engagement that games bring to increase learning potential.

Sunday Night Concerts (8:30pm – 11:30pm)

All the bands. Go to them.

Late Night Dub Fight (9:30pm – 10:30pm) 

You know that game where you watch an anime or show in a different language and you try and make up the dialogue? It’s like that, even if you didn’t do that when you were younger.

Monday Aug 31st

So, You Want to Be a Game Writer… (10am – 11am)                       

Metal Gear?! Silent Hill?! The End of an Era?! (12:30pm – 1:30pm)

Saying goodbye to what Konami used to be. Too bad everyone forgets about DDR and all of the Rhythm games or Castlevania that are now lost in the electron ether.

Games User Research: Real Researchers, Real Research (1:30pm – 2:30pm)

Nerdcore Music: Evolving with Geek Culture (3:30pm – 4:30pm)        

PAX Prime 2015 Survival Guides:

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