IGDA Albany has a professional talk every 1st Wednesday of the month. This month’s IGDA Albany speaker is Tyler Nielson, and his talk will be about managing online communities.
The talk will begin at 7pm, but feel free to arrive around 6 and stay until 9 if you’d like to mingle before and after.
Having founded an unofficial community for Final Fantasy XIV over 7 years ago, it has become the cornerstone online community for the game and has seen over 120,000 unique visitors a day. In this presentation Tyler will discuss what it’s like to manage such a community, his role and how he acts as an intermediary between the players and the game dev team.
About the Speaker
Tyler Nielson is the founder of a cornerstone online community for a popular MMORPG, with over 7 years experience of managing this fan-centric community of 140,000 strong. He is a hobbyist MUD developer for well over a decade now and works in the professional field as a Security Analyst for healthcare in Saratoga Springs. Tyler has been working in the professional tech field for 12 years between web development, system administration and cyber security.
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