We enjoyed games and each other’s company.
#tabletopday #UofDenver #EDP_Denver

Emergent Digital Practices and Game Development at the University of
Denver went “unplugged” to observe International Table Top Day on March
30, 2013.


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Susan Bonds (Founder & CEO, 42 Entertainment) A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur with a 25 year career in gaming, theme parks, location based entertainment and new media, Susan Bonds founded 42 Entertainment to make “alternative reality” games. She began her career as a systems engineer. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Sophia Viklund (Founder, Backcode) Pasadena-based Python/Django and Unity developer Sophia Viklund co-founded BackCode in 2008 to specialize on game development with emphasis on education and data visualization. She is a founding member of PyLadies in Los Angeles. Follow her on Twitter at @backcode. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Shinji Kim (Founder & Developer, ShufflePix) Game enthusiastic Shinji Kim created her first game ShufflePix, a free iPhone game that turns your pictures into puzzles. Before making ShufflePix, Shinji was a business analyst at Deloitte in New York and an intern at Facebook. Follow her on Twitter at @shinjikim. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Robin Hunicke (Founder & Game Designer, Funomena) Trained as an artist, engineer, designer and producer, Robin Hunicke co-founded an independent game studio in San Francisco called Funomena. She co-organizes the annual Experimental Gameplay Workshop. Follow her on Twitter at @hunicke. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Nicole Lazzaro (Founder & President, XEOPlay & XEODesign) After 18 years in player experience design, Nicole Lazzaro founded XEOPlay to create social games to improve quality of life and unlock humane potential through play. XEOPlay created Tilt World, the iPhone’s first accelerometer game. Follow her on Twitter at @nicolelazzaro. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Natalia Luckyanova (Founder, Imangi Studios) An iPhone developer based in Washington DC, Natalia Luckyanova founded Imangi Studios, an independent game development studio based in Washington DC. Imangi’s games include Temple Run and Harbor Master. Follow her on Twitter at @nattylux. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Maria Alegre (Founder & CEO, Chartboost) Former head of Tapulous Labs, entrepreneur Maria Alegre founded Chartboost as an alternative to traditional mobile game ad networks. Chartboost raised $19 million Series A funding in January 2013. Follow her on Twitter at @marialegre. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Margaret Wallace (Founder & CEO, Playmatics) Digital media executive and game creator Margaret Wallace founded Playmatics to bring rich games and applications to the Internet, in social media networks, and on a variety of connected gaming and transmedia platforms. Follow her on Twitter at @MargaretWallace. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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Holly Liu (Founder & Chief of Staff, Kabam) Leader of the people org Holly Liu is a co-founder of Google Ventures-backed Kabam, a social gaming company. Previously, she was in charge of design of all Kabam products including Kingdoms of Camelot. Follow her on Twitter at @hollyhliu. (via 12 Women in Gaming to Watch – Entrepreneurs’ Edition – Forbes)


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