Games Talks - 5

ACMI & RMIT Games present

Wren Brier (Witch Beam)


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Mon 7 Sep 2020

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Wren Brier, the Creative Lead on Unpacking joins us to discuss the development of her zen indie puzzle game and her career so far.

With all of the extra time that everyone is currently spending at home, there has never been a better time to pick up a new game – or perhaps to begin making one. The Games Talks 2020 series brings together some of Australia’s best and brightest coders, leaders, developers, artists and animators to take you behind the scenes of their games and their careers, and to answer your questions.

Watch the Unpacking trailer

About Wren Brier

Wren Brier is Creative Lead on the indie game Unpacking. She's been working in the games industry for 8 years, starting at Halfbrick and later working as a freelance artist before joining Witch Beam Games. In addition to her game development roles, Wren has spoken on panels and served as a judge at industry events. She runs Women in Games Brisbane, mentored at The Working Lunch and ran pixel art workshops at Woodford Folk Festival. Wren curated the pixel art exhibit Power to the Pixel with the Brisbane Powerhouse and has given talks at GCAP and Freeplay's Parallels Showcase. Develop Pacific included her in their 30 Under 30 list of 2019. Her current project, Unpacking, was picked for the Stugan games accelerator program and has since been showcased at Day of the Devs, Mild Rumpus, the PAX AUS Indie Showcase and Bitsummit, where it was nominated for 3 awards.

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