Based on my interactions with friends, students, and fans, at conventions, meetups, and in general social situations, I’ve come up with the following list of Dos and Don’ts for networking within the industry. While a lot of this is common sense, I’ve found that our field seems to be a place where enthusiasm (or general awkwardness) often trumps formality. If you’ve been looking for a push in the right direction – and want to ensure you’re seen as the potential colleague, rather than the creepy fan or friend-wannabe, check out the tips (inside).
Hosts: Scott, Ash, and Matt
The gang goes to the inaugural PAX South 2015 to check out new games, eat delicious food, and hang with friends. Also, tales of precarious sleeping arrangements and travel. Finally, interviews from PAX including Gigantic and Rebel Galaxy!
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