News: Tomb Raider Creator Confirmed For E-Learning 20-20
Discover how Lara Croft became a gaming icon when one of the men behind the Tomb Raider phenomenon looks at what eLearning can learn from its global success at the second ‘E-Learning 20-20 – Stay Ahead of the Game’ seminar later this month.
Adrian Smith, a co-founder of the development studio Core Design and Executive Producer of Tomb Raider 1-6, will be comparing the challenges encountered when launching Tomb Raider to the issues currently presented by smart devices and browser delivery when he speaks at The Kia Oval event on Thursday 27 November.
Tomb Raider sold more than 60 million units and, in Lara Croft, created the industry’s most iconic female gaming character of all time.
Adrian is now Head of Production at Amuzo Games, a multi-award winning casual game studio based in Bournemouth. Amuzo MD, Mike Hawkyard, will also be explaining how game design can be integrated into training, businesses simulations and HR tools to dramatically increase engagement and learning effectiveness.
Presented by e.learning age in association with Unicorn Training and Growth Engineering, E-Learning 20-20 takes place over two days with gamification, games and the next generation of online learning the hot topics to be deconstructed and debated by delegates from across eLearning, HR and learning and development.
“Getting Lara Croft along is a bit of a coup!” joked Peter Phillips, Unicorn CEO. “But in all seriousness, this really is an exceptional opportunity for people in our industry.
“Adrian and Mike are absolute global experts in the mechanics of successful gaming and we are delighted they are coming to share their unique insight into how game principles can be built into and applied to eLearning on a budget.
“Not only will Adrian and Mike be speaking at the event, but they will also take part in a Q&A, before delegates then get the chance to create their own eLearning game.”
Amongst the other guest speakers taking part in E-Learning 20-20 on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 November are renowned eLearning guru, Craig Weiss, and gamification expert, An Coppens, award-winning Chief Game Changer at Gamification Nation Ltd, who is speaking on day one.
Amuzo Apps have been played half a billion times on smart devices in the last two years alone. This accounts for well over 6,500 combined years of digital interaction.
Watch Adrian and his brother Jeremy discuss the creation and evolution of Tomb Raider and Lara Croft