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Tuesday, August 16 • 10:30 - 11:30
The German Sonderweg (and What Happened Elsewhere)

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Industry veterans will reflect on the past game industry of Germany and how we keep to repeat mistakes. We will highlight major differences and how many things are still the same. The panel will also try to compare the German industry with our neighbors, the UK and the Nordics, and why they have developed differently and how the market stands today for us - the developers. The goal is to pinpoint the mistakes we did and the chances we missed - and how to maybe prevent this in the future to the German game development might be able to take the world lead position it should have. And no, it is not only about the money.

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Tom Putzki

European Spokesperson, Wargming
Tom Putzki is a veteran in the games industry with a track record of more than 50 games from casual games to full price blockbuster. | Tom began his career at the German developer Greenwood Entertainment and founded his first own company PIRANHA BYTES, developer of the GOTHIC-series, in 1997. | After selling the company successfully 1999 he became co-founder and shareholder of the Phenomedia AG, famous for the Moorhuhn character. He stayed at... Read More →

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