QuakeCon 2012 | Full Panel Schedule Announced

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QuakeCon 2012 is mere days away and while they previously announced their speakers, now the entire schedule is available online so that con-goers can plan their trips. id honcho John Carmack (fun fact--did you know he founded his own aerospace company?) will kick things off with his keynote at 2PM on Thursday August 2nd. The following six days will host a plethora of panels and events spanning the game industry's brightest talent. I'm looking forward to what the Valve and Bethesda people have to say--I've always thought it was pretty cool how there was a "no hard feelings" vibe between Valve and id, even though they're ostensibly competitors in the FPS market.

Check out the schedule after the jump and update your Quake plans accordingly.


We’re pleased to reveal the full panel schedule for QuakeCon 2012, the ultimate video game festival.  QuakeCon 2012 kicks off on Thursday, August 2nd with the Annual Keynote from John Carmack, id Software’s co-founder and technical director.

Please see below for the full schedule panels.

Welcome and Annual Keynote with John Carmack
Thursday, August 2nd at 2:00pm

The Game of Making Games
Friday, August 3rd at 11.30am
Jens Matthies, MachineGames
Raphael Colantonio, Arkane Studios
Ted Price, Insomniac Games
Todd Howard, Bethesda Game Studios
Moderated by Blair Herter, G4TV

Capture the Fan: Making Multiplayer Games That Last
Friday, August 3rd at 1pm
Chet Faliszek, Valve Software
Marty Stratton, id Software
Max Hoberman, Certain Affinity
Moderated by Kevin Kelly, Wizard World

Looking Back at Looking Glass
Friday, August 3rd at 2.30pm
Austin Grossman
Emil Pagliarulo, Bethesda Game Studios
Tom Leonard, Valve Software
Moderated by Harvey Smith, Arkane Studios

Talking Shop: Skyrim, Modding and Steam
Friday, August 3rd at 4pm
Chet Faliszek, Valve Software
Joel Burgess, Bethesda Game Studios
Moderated by Nick Breckon, Bethesda Softworks

Virtual Insanity
Friday, August 3rd at 6pm
John Carmack, id Software
Michael Abrash, Valve Software
Palmer Luckey, ModRetro
Moderated by Todd Hollenshead, id Software

GameTrailers’ Bonus Round
Saturday, August 4th at 11am
Adam Sessler, Industry Veteran
Harvey Smith, Arkane Studios
Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities
Raphael Colantonio, Arkane Studios
Moderated by Geoff Keighley, GameTrailers TV

Celebrating id Modding
Saturday, August 4th at 12.30pm
Brendon Chung, Blendo Games
Robert Duffy, id Software
JP LeBreton, Double Fine
Moderated by Justin Blankenship, Hit Detection

Idle Thumbs Podcast: Arena
Saturday, August 4th at 1.30pm
Chris Remo, Double Fine
Jake Rodkin, Telltale Games
JP LeBreton, Double Fine
Nick Breckon, Bethesda Softworks
Steve Gaynor, The Fullbright Company

QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:
Thursday, August 4 | 10am – 6pm
Friday, August 5 | 10am – 6pm
Saturday, August 6 | 10am – 6pm

For more information on QuakeCon visit: quakecon.org.
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