Video game designer Dain Saint takes us through time and the biggest interactive game in the world – life
About the speaker
Dain Saint is the co-founder of Cipher Prime, an award-winning Philadelphia game studio known for uniquely captivating experiences. As a programmer, musician, writer, and artist, he loves figuring things out and giving other people the tools to do the same.
In addition to Cipher Prime, he runs Philly’s first game co-working space, the Philadelphia Game Forge; organizes Philly Dev Night, our city’s largest weekly tech meetup; and recently founded new studio Deep Dark Hole with current and former Cipher Prime members.
He says “Philly” a lot in his bio, and wonders if you’ve got a problem with that
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Be inspired. Level up. Do some quests. Expand your skill tree. Get every last achievement because if it is true that our entire universe... is a game, shouldn't we be playing more of it? — Dain Saint
Use limitations creatively. — Dain Saint
The universe is impossibly good. — Dain Saint
Limitations breed creativity. Use them early and often. — Dain Saint
Don't sweat the small stuff. — Dain Saint