Conventions: Things I understood from visiting GameOn

Promised myself to write at least something on what I’ve learned, but I’m really tired, so to keep it brief:

  • Make a mailing list on-side, allow people to fill their email and receive updates
  • If you show your game and take 2 computers, take 3 people with you. Otherwise it’s hard to move around / attend presentations and get acquainted with people.
  • Make an effort to build a community, not just promote your game, this will help more
  • Traveling is fun when you have an objective: attending a convention can be a good one
  • Just be friendly and interested in people / what they do, everyone is there to socialize (and play games of course!)

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