De Game Developers Conference gaat morgen van start, maar dat zegt velen weinig tot niets. Het evenement wordt dit jaar bijgewoond door tienduizend spelontwikkelaars die elkaar de nieuwste dingen op het gebied van game-ontwikkeling tonen. Het event begon zestien jaar geleden en is nu gegroeid tot een vijfdaags event me een heuse award show. HomeLAN sprak met Alan Yu, de directeur die de hele toko organiseert. Interessante kost om je kennis wat bij te spijkeren.HomeLAN: What do you think will be some of the more popular keynote speeches and conferences this year? Alan Yu: The GDC keynotes come from within and outside the game industry -- and the information they present is highly relevant to all game developers. Warren Spector of Ion Storm will discuss ways to innovate in a risk averse world Bruce McMillan of Electronic Arts will address maintaining creative focus and building blockbuster games Tack Jin Kim of NCSoft will apply lessons learned from Korea's Lineage to tomorrow's online games. Bill Kroyer, academy award winning animator, will explore how the animation of the near future will have an impact unlike anything yet experienced. Frederick Brooks, Jr. of the University of Chapel Hill will deal with the challenges presented by the increasing sizes of programming teams.