Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, focused on up-skilling and connecting the Australian sector via education, knowledge sharing and the provision of extended personal and business networks. GCAP caters to a range of disciplines and has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world.

The Focus For GCAP 2022 Is Ambition.

Australian game developers have found their voice in the world and that voice is ambitious. GCAP 2022 will challenge attendees to chase their ambitions and create world class products, experiences, studios, and businesses for an ever-expanding global games audience. GCAP 2022 will provide avenues for personal and professional ambitions to be realised and success to be achieved.

GCAP 2022 will run from Monday the 3rd of October, to Wednesday the 5th of October 2022.
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Wednesday, October 5 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Understanding your players better through user research (even on an indie budget)

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The success of games depends on their Player Experience and building the best Player Experience relies on understanding your players. Games User Research is integral to understanding players and how to build the best product for them. Research is more than just testing prototypes at the end of the development cycle, it should be embedded throughout the game development cycle.
Come along to learn some tips and tricks on getting started, choosing the right methods and tools for all types of teams.

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Megan Pusey

Murdoch University
Megan has just finished a PhD in Games User Research. She investigated how puzzle video games can help improve resilience. As a teacher Megan used video games such as Minecraft, Universe Sandbox and Portal 2 to teach science. She enjoys playing video games and cosplays in her spare... Read More →

Wednesday October 5, 2022 12:00pm - 12:50pm AEDT
Room 106 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006