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What’s up with gamedev conferences in Russia?

It is harder and harder to access relevant people from the industry, you practically have to arrange visits to their offices, catch execs at major international shows all over the world and focus on your loyal community.

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Building communities

So I’ve put the same thought three times so you, my dear reader, find it and read it. There’s also something under the cut.

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Motivation (how to deal with Russians)

In America you motivate people with money – give more money, people would do more. Endless consumption, reinvestment and such. In Europe it is more complex – people can rent 20 sq m apartment and love it as much as they love other simple things (fresh bread, clean air, etc…). What is Russia then?

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Entering the Russian Facebook

Russia is different indeed, they have own Classmates, LinkedIn and the Facebook. Being part of the Unity Technologies and a Russian speaker (almost native btw!), I tried to enter the bare grounds of the latter…

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Why no Russians on the Unity Awards?

Each year Unity awards a number of projects in a multiple categories, and here’s the shortlist of Unity Awards 2014. So far – only two projects from Eastern Europe or Russia, both non-games: Roman Forum and Sports Venue Planner. Why?

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