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ETH GTC | Public talk by game developer legend Patrice Désilets

October 4, 2022 @ 18:15 - 19:15

Patrice Désilets, creator of Assassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and CEO of Panache Digital, will give a talk at ETH Zurich organized by the Game Technology Center in cooperation with Visiting Prof. Johanna Pirker.

Title: You got a minute? 25 years of experience in video game creation

Speaker: Patrice Désilets

Host: ETH Game Technology Center

Date: 4 October 2022

Time: 18:15

Room: CAB G 11, Universitätstrasse 6, 8006 Zürich

Through personal anecdotes and game design concepts, it’s 25 years of experience that is shared about the importance of time in multiple facets of video game creation.

Short Bio:
Patrice Désilets is the Cofounder & Creative Director at Panache Digital Games, an independent Montreal-​based studio he co-​founded in 2014. With a background in film and theater and now counting 22 years of game design under the belt, he is mostly known for his work on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and as the creative director behind the global success franchise Assassin’s Creed from his years at Ubisoft Montreal. His first independent title Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, a historical action-​adventure survival game, is throwing players in the African jungle 10 million years ago and asking one simple question: “You Homo Sapiens, can you survive like your ancestors did?”