Board Games Panel
How is the board game industry in Argentina? Are we leaders or are we light years from the First World? What is the "First World" of board games like? Industry leaders will update us on graphic and game design, teaching, dissemination and production, both locally and internationally.
Saturday October 17, 2020
17:30 p.m. to 18:30 p.m. - ARG
100% online - Via Zoom
Fabian Martinez Torre
Its current goal is to be able to incorporate Argentina into the world circuit of board games (Use and Design), for which it collaborates with the dissemination and training of the history and world news of the matter. Facilitates the discovery of the playful world of adolescents, youth and adults. Game Developer, Designer and Tester since 1999. Teacher in different Tertiary Institutes since 2005. Social Gambler for a looooong time, Ludothecarian, Ludologist, Expert in Board Games, Playful Entrepreneur. Diffuser and facilitator of board games. Founder and current Director of Playfully. Speaker, lecturer and panelist in Board Games Days. Reference in radio, magazine and television notes.
Graphic Designer (UBA), 30 years old. Since he was received in 2017, he has been working mainly in the field of illustration and pixel art for video games, having carried out several projects for the American company Legends of Learning. Gathering the knowledge of all these disciplines, he developed Dungeons & Drinks, the board game that he has just published from the hand of the Games Bureau.
Michel (Mich) Fischman
Co-founding partner of Buró, a board game publisher based in Argentina with offices in Brazil and Spain. He works mainly in the international area obtaining and offering licenses and in the development area as a game author and publisher.
Guido D. Cegarra, "The Professor"
History teacher, Toys and games designer, Ludotecario, Opponent by nature.
He began his post-TEG stage in 1994 with MERP, and then enjoyed the beautiful role of the '90s. In 1998, together with Santiago, he founded Misteriosa Buenos Aires, a sophisticated page about role-playing games. In 2008 the same duo founded the Asian Dawn game club, which would later become AA Lúdica, which since 2016 has produced Sucesos Argentinos, Nom Noms, and Ars Dominó.
Santiago J. Rodríguez, "El Tahúr"
Illusionist. Project Manager. (Is not the same). In 1998, together with Guido, he founded Misteriosa Buenos Aires, a sophisticated page about role-playing games. In 2008 the same duo founded the Asian Dawn game club, which would later become AA Lúdica, which since 2016 has produced Sucesos Argentinos, Nom Noms, and Ars Dominó.
Juan Manuel Dominguez, "The Outsider"
Economist, recovering Kickstarter addict, Grand Master of Excel.
He began role-playing in 1999 with The Call of Cthulhu, to continue in a downward spiral that led him to manage the DeRol Forum and enter the world of board games. Thanks to the role, he also met Santiago, Guido and the Asian Dawn game club, which would later become AA Lúdica, which since 2016 produces Sucesos Argentinos, Nom Noms, and Ars Dominó.
Moderator: Pedro Hegoburu Chab
Enthusiast of games in general, whether they are card, board, role-playing or video games. He got started in the playful life last century, testing video games on Apple II + (Ultima IV), card games (Lord of the Rings: Middle-earth) and miniatures (Warhammer Fantasy Battles) when he was not role-playing Runequest or Call of Cthulhu. . He was part of the official team that made the translation of Path of Exile into Spanish. He was also very dedicated to chess and is a Senior International Master and International Referee. In the professional field, he is dedicated to Marketing and has experience in Legal matters and in Media Planning. As a video game magazine writer, Pedro rounds off a vision of games as a user, as a journalist and finally as a Marketing professional.