About the Talk

Walking the Plank

From Student Team to a Game Company

The story of Team Jolly Roger from the helm perspective, peppered with a healthy dose of tips, tricks and invaluable EXP picked up along the way.

About the Speaker

Niklas Saari was the least skilled programmer of TJR, so he became the CEO. For nearly five years he has steered his team through success and failure, both equally important elements in making a strong game studio.
Running a game company is tough business, so Niklas occasionally tries to find a chance to switch on his Game Designer hat and pitch something new.