Gaming 101: A Window into the World of Games

In this session, game designer/avid gamer Poornima Seetharaman will lead participants through an interactive discussion on the game development process and life cycle, touching upon the various disciplines involved and their impact - with a focus on game design, storytelling and sound design. The discussion will be followed by a practical workshop designed to introduce participants to the basics of Game Design.

Date: Sunday, 26th November 2017 / Time: 14:00 / Venue: Chandra, The Park Chennai / Event Type: Gaming Workshop


  • Poornima Seetharaman

    Poornima Seetharaman Pinaka Interactive / India

    Poornima Seetharaman has been part of the gaming industry since 2006 and has worked with some of the best names in the Indian gaming industry. She was the lead game designer for Bioshock mobile during her stint at Indiagames (now Disney India).

    Poornima chose game design as her career out of her passion for games and translated that passion further with her entrepreneurial venture, Pinaka Interactive. She was one of the lead game designers for educational MMOs at Knowledge Adventure (JumpStart), following which she led the game design for GSN (Game Show Network) Games which let her explore the Social Casino scene and eventually went on to head the gaming vertical for Augray Pvt Ltd, an Augmented Reality based company.

    She is currently working as an independent consultant for gaming and gamification solutions.