GDC 2012: SWTOR postmortem and Notch Q&A announced

By Stephany Nunneley
1 February 2012 20:47 GMT

GDC organizers have announced a Star Wars: The Old Republic postmortem as well as a Q&A featuring Markus “Notch” Persson as part of the lineup for the show’s Main Conference.

In the Game Design track, Persson will participate in a Q&A titled “A Fireside Chat with Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.” Hosted by Maxis veteran Chris Hecker, the “chat” will feature Persson discussing Minecraft, indie designs, and more, Question for the session will be solicited via Twitter through the official GDC Twitter feed. Be sure to follow it if you have a question to submit.

Over on the production side of things, BioWare Austin’s Richard Vogel and Dallas Dickinson will hold a postmortem session on Star Wars: The Old Republic called: “SWTOR – Creating A True Competitor in the AAA MMO Space”. Internal strategies used to prepare the game for launch will be the focus.

For more details of what to expect out of GDC 2012, visit our event hub.

GDC 2012 runs March 5 through March 9 in San Francisco, California.

Thanks, Gamasutra.

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