Derek Yesionowski is a Lead Narrative Designer with Garena, where he has played a lead role in the development of a number of video game titles, including Free Fire (Battle Royale). Derek is actively involved in world-building, character development, story-building and in-game content creation.
A great many factors go into creating a video game, and a great number of moving parts are coordinated to create industry leading gaming experiences. The backbone of the development process is Game Design. Derek will regale the brethren and guests with a presentation on the fundamental processes that underlie successful game design and give us a close look at how one designs an effective narrative in a video game.