Developers of The Witcher games series, CD Projekt Red will be hosting various Witcher-themed activities during this year’s PAX East Event, which takes place in Boston MA April 22-24.
Witcher fans visiting Boston between 22nd and 24th of April will have a unique opportunity to see Wild Hunt developers and take part in various community activities prepared by the popular Polish studio. Below is a list of activities CD Projekt Red have lined up for fans attending PAX East, which include the chance to meet Gwent Co-Designer, Rafał Jaki .
SATURDAY, April 23rd at 2:30PM – 3:30PM in the Dragonfly Theatre, CD Projekt Red’s Business Development Manager and Gwent Co-Designer Rafał Jaki, and Senior Gameplay Designer and Gwent Co-Designer Damien Monnier, will elaborate on Gwent as seen in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Panel Title: GWENT-Ception: Does a Game Within a Game, Make a Game a Better Game
GWENT-Ception is an introduction to the story behind the game Gwent, its origins and the influences behind its creation, including discussion around what the game brought to the world of The Witcher, and how can the game be expanded upon.
SATURDAY, April 23rd at 11:00AM – 12:00PM in the Condor Theatre, CD Projekt Red contracted composer Mikolai Stroinski will join other composers to discuss what it takes to write music for games.
Panel Title: Maestros of Video Games
What does it take to write music for games? Hear from five of the industry’s leading composers as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of composing music for video games. Featuring the award-winning composers behind the music of The Witcher 3, Metal Gear Solid 5, Ori and the Blind Forest, Minecraft: Greek Mythology, Halo, Killer Instinct, Prince of Persia, Red Steel, Starcraft: Legacy of the Void, and World of Warcraft! The panel will be followed by a meet & greet/autograph session.