Carolyn VanEseltine

Everyone can make games now

Carolyn VanEseltine

Talk: Everyone can make games now

Game developer and game dev hobbyist, Carolyn VanEseltine spoke about how the increasing availability of free tools (Twine, Construct 2, and Inform 7) makes video game development accessible to non-programmers, look at video games as an art medium and a mode of expression; particularly for minority voices. She's been in the industry since 2001 with credits ranging from Rock Band 3, Dance Central to Revolution 60. She's also the award-winning developer behind more than 20 interactive fiction games.

Carolyn Vaneseltine

Carolyn VanEseltine is a professional game developer, interactive fiction author, and cofounder/director of the nonprofit Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation. As founder of Sibyl Moon Games, it houses her design and technique blog and solo work. She believes in games as a medium and that games possess the power to entertain, inspire, educate, and change lives.