So OIGC 2014 is over and it couldn't have gone better! As a company we got fully integrated with the game community in Ottawa (which is going really strong and only getting stronger btw), met some fantastic people from all sorts of game dev and industry companies, and got exposed to masses of gamers!
The big news for us was the demo of GAS to the public for the first time and the overwhelmingly positive response!!!! People were laughing and shouting and just going crazy as they tried to fart their way to the bathroom! There were also the hard core gamers who got taken by the challenging gameplay and were intently focused on making it through the level. A heavy duty battle even ensued between Greg and Moise as to who would claim the tshirt prize for the fastest time through the demo level, with Greg eventually winning with a time of 2:08! He even gave himself the dubious title of GAS-MASTER!!
He even tried to beat his own record just to make sure it would last! Check out the
video here--> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Xg88YGLwkU
We also had a great interview with 411Mania.com ! (I will post the video link as soon as it's available, but here's the article link for now --> http://www.411mania.com/games/columns/324176/Ottawa-Game-Show-Speaker-Suggests-Developers-Should-Kill-Their-Girlfriends-and-Move-to-New-York.htm)
We actually broke up laughing in the interview as we watched the game being played in the background...definitely a first for both Liana (the interviewer) and I.
We even had the good fortune of having Microsoft ask us to release GAS onto their phone as well as the Apple and Android platforms on which we were already planning!
The people we met throughout the conference, from those who stopped by to play to the event organizers to the other companies in attendance, were all top notch all the way! With some amazing new friends made and a massive boost to our profile as a company and for GAS itself, I see great things coming in the near future!
Thank you OIGC and thank you Ottawa!!
Next stop...E3 in 2 weeks!!!!! We'll keep you posted!!
We'll post updates here!