QuakeCon 2012 – full panel schedule announced

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Bethesda and id have announced the full panel schedule for QuakeCon 2012. In addition to a keynote address from John Carmack and hands-on demos of Dishonored and Doom 3: BFG, attendees can look forward to sitting in on a number of panels, with topics including what goes into designing long-lasting multiplayer and a history of famed developer Looking Glass.

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

• The Game of Making Games
Friday, August 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 at 4pm
Chet Faliszek, Valve Software
Joel Burgess, Bethesda Game Studios
Moderated by Nick Breckon, Bethesda Softworks

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

• GameTrailers’ Bonus Round
Saturday, August 4 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 4 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 4 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 2012 will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 5th. The event is free for general admission attendees thanks to the support of id and Bethesda Softworks, as well as the QuakeCon volunteer staff and the 2012 event sponsors and exhibitors.

Doors to the QuakeCon BYOC (Bring-Your-Own-Computer) LAN party and gaming festival will open on Thursday, August 2nd at 9am and will remain open through 12pm on Sunday, August 5th.

QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:
Thursday, August 2 | 10am – 6pm
Friday, August 3 | 10am – 6pm
Saturday, August 4 | 10am – 6pm

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Official Site(s): QuakeCon.org & QuakeCon.org – Registration

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