PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Tomas Rawlings, Auroch Digital

PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Tomas Rawlings, Auroch Digital

Ahead of PC Connects London 2019 on January 21st and 22nd we are catching up with some of the big names that we have on-stage at the show.

Today, Auroch Digital design director Tomas Rawlings tell us a bit about his company and what his main predictions for the coming year are. 

Tell us a bit about the company. What does your role entail?

Auroch Digital is a world-leading independent development studio and games consultant. We design, develop and consult on games on a range of platforms, from physical games to mobile, desktop and console, from large projects to smaller rapid-prototypes. Overseeing the design and production of our projects.

Why did you want to work in the games industry?

Been creating games from a very young age. I could not really not do this.

What advice would you give to anyone looking to get into it?

Create a game. Learn from it. Repeat.

What are your thoughts on the industry in the last 12 months?

It's a scary/interesting place!

What major trends do you predict in the next 12 months?

We'll see a lot more thrown at marketing to try and overcome the Steam market issues.

How has the games industry changed since you first started?

We've gone from being distant to the players to working with them.

Which part of the Connects event are you most looking forward to and why?

Meeting people!

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