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Friday Stories with Mojang Studios!

Updated: Mar 4



Exciting news!

We are starting of this seasons Friday Stories with Agnes Larsson and Patrick Liu from Mojang Studios as our special guest speaker!


🕒 When:

26th of February and 5th of Mars!

📍 Where:

Online!

Sign up for the Part 2 here!

Link will be sent to you after you have signed up.

You do not need to have participated in Part 1 to join u this Friday, catch up on the talk from Part 1 here!


💻How:

26th of February - Lecture, presentation of assignment and Q&A

5th of Mars - Recap, assignment, discussion and retrospective



About the speakers:


Patrick Liu - He/Him - Head of Games


Patrick has had leading roles in some of the most prolific game companies in Sweden the last 15 years. He is currently Head of Games at Mojang, overseeing several game projects in production.


Agnes Larsson - She/Her - Vanilla Minecraft Game Director

Agnes Larsson is the Vanilla Minecraft Game Director. She is responsible for the Minecraft creative vision and representing all players when finalizing themes and gameplay feature lists. She has been part of the Minecraft gameplay development team at Mojang Studios for four years.

We are super excited and proud to have Agnes and Patrick onboard Friday Stories!

Friday Stories:


👉 What’s in it for me?

Get inspired by interesting talks from industry people. Network and meet both local and national game devs and others from the games and experience industry.


👉 What is it?

A unique talk + jam session series. Every Friday during the spring you’re welcome to join and get insights from industry thought leaders, people with ideas and experience from working with them. Participants take what they’ve learned and create a game concept or prototype.


👉 Why?

Our goal is to inspire students and game developers to make games by introducing them to industry professionals. A knowledge and skills transfer where game industry professionals host workshops on both narrative and inclusive game design.


This is a collaboration between The Great Journey and Futuregames together with the industry to bring lectures and workshops around meaningful topics like diversity and inclusive game design.



The Great Journey and our events are made possible with the support of the European Regional Development Fund, Region Värmland, Karlstad Innovation Park and Embracer Group.

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