The Gamereactor crew are veterans of many a gaming event. Some big, some small. Some grand, some intimate. Last week we visited an event in Stockholm, Sweden, called Press Day. The idea was to bring together a bunch of local independent developers with members of the media, such as ourselves. A modest event where the participating devs shared the costs of the catering at a restaurant in a park a few miles outside of the city centre. A place most likely a lot more inviting in July than in February, but then again gaming was on the menu so no need for greenery or daylight.We caught up with Andreas Zecher from Spaces of Play, one of the organisers of the event, who said the inspiration for the event was in part the MIX (Media Indie Exchange) – a very popular event that is part of the GDC and E3 weeks and allows indies and press to mingle – and in part it was inspired by the many “meet ups” in Stockholm where indies check out each other’s games and network. It’s easy to tell many of the developers know each other well. Although journalists and developers shouldn’t mix… or should… Read full this story
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