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How I sold Vilnius to game developers

I recently presented my story on booting up the gamedev initiative in Lithuania at the HubCamp #23. Here are the slides with notes.

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Vilnius is made by people

By no means walking and watching people is a way to feel the vibe of the city. The difference is that some of the best initiatives in Vilnius are built by people (with some government support), people make the town…

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Startup conference manual: Game Development

Smaller guys, smaller studios, smaller creative houses benefit much more from having a profitable big company with established processes and business model, than by gathering together to summarize life is pain, and gamedev is a success driven market.

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Talking to Lithuanian media about opportunities with gamedev

Chees to Naujoji Komunikacija and kudos to GameOn

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Lithuanian government supports #GamesCampus and visas for non-EU people

I hope this nice initiative gets a follow up soon, and my overemotionous reports gonna be backed by raw solid facts. For now the fact is that Galyonkin and Klimov are coming to Vilnius, and the #GamesCampus was announced via their podcast (minute 61).

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Lithuanian government is looking to attract game developers

And here we go, Rej and myself are explaining the state of the game dev industry in the country, in the world and brainsturming on what does Lithuania do to attract world’s best like Electronic Arts or Wargaming.

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How to piss off a Lithuanian

That’s not where I was born, or where my ancestors come from. But this country is hard to not fall in Love with, so here we go.

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