Dinosaur Polo Club: Mini Metro, A Retrospective

Join brothers Peter and Robert Curry, founders of Wellington based independent game development studio, Dinosaur Polo Club, for a fireside chat as they recount the creative journey behind the critically acclaimed puzzle strategy Mini Metro –  a videogame about building and managing subway transit systems.

 

This retrospective will provide an insight into how Mini Metro was conceived, the development process, lessons learnt along the way, the founding of an indie games  studio and the future of Dinosaur Polo Club.

 

The session will end with 15 mins of open Q&A.

 

About Dinosaur Polo Club:

 

Dinosaur Polo Club is a Wellington based independent game development studio, founded by twins Peter and Robert Curry.

 

Their first release was the critically acclaimed puzzle strategy Mini Metro –  a videogame about building and managing subway transit systems.

 

At the 2016 Independent Games Festival, Mini Metro won an award for “Excellence in Audio”, and was nominated for awards in three other categories: “Excellence in Visual Art”, “Excellence in Design”, and the “Seumas McNally Grand Prize”. Mini Metro also received a BAFTA nomination for “Debut Game” at the 12th British Academy Games Awards, as well as an honourable mention for “Best Debut” at the 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards.

April 8 @ 13:00

1:00 pm

– 2:00 pm

(1h)

Goodman Fielder Room

Dinosaur Polo Club

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