John Ribbins

John Ribbins


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Co-Founder and Creative Director of Roll7, a multi-BAFTA winning UK studio started in 2008.

John is known for his work on the OlliOlli Series, Laser League, Not a Hero and RollerDrome.

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How to Break Through: From Young Games Designer to BAFTA Winner

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 4

At 14, Alfie Wilkinson won the 2022 BAFTA Young Game Designer competition with his speedy action platformer ‘Egglien’. A year later, it has now been published for PC and console on multiple major platforms.

Join Alfie as he presents Egglien and talks games design with John Ribbins, Creative Director at BAFTA-winning Roll7 and Emily Brown, Lead Designer at ustwo and 2022 BAFTA Breakthrough.

Follow the game design journey from a very first game, to breaking through in the industry to leading on award-winning games. Find out the lessons, inspirations and challenges along the way – on a journey that has insights for every level.

Session Takeaway

  • Learn insights from three different stages of a games design career journey – including the challenges and breakthrough moments.

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