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Independent Games Summit: Good Enough is Better than Good: A Postmortem of 'Venba'

Abhi Swami  (Creative Director, Visai Games)

Location: Room 2005, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 2:10 pm - 2:40 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Independent Games

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Venba is a pretty different game in it's story, setting and gameplay. As a result the development process for the game was also equally unique and faced a variety of different challenges. Creative Director Abhi will talk about what it was like to take Venba from concept to release, finding funding and an audience while the team worked other full-time jobs for most of it's development. Abhi will also cover the challenges in adapting real world recipes without compromising on cultural authenticity.


The talk hopes to impart a deeper understanding on how a game like Venba was made, the challenges it faced and what it's different points of success and failures were.

Intended Audience

The intended audiences are indie game developers who are interested in telling similar culturally rooted stories.

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