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Behind the Game: Exploring History Through Assassin’s Creed

When:

Sat Jul 28 2018, 2:00pm–4:00pm

Where: National Museum Of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road , Museum, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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  • Admission: Free

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Behind the Game: Exploring History Through Assassin’s Creed.

Free admission with registration.

In only 10 years, Ubisoft Singapore has gone from 1 to 300 employees, and has left its indelible mark on the blockbuster video game series Assassin’s Creed. Join producer Matthew Thorpe and his team as they give a behind-the-scenes look into Ubisoft Singapore’s role in Assassin’s Creed, including their significant innovations regarding the use of naval battles and technology, and how they combine history with game design to create content such as the Discovery Tour that has been showcased in museums and used in schools worldwide.

About the speakers

Matt Thorpe
Producer
Matt joined Ubisoft Singapore in January 2016 and has worked on Assassin’s Creed Origins and the recently announced Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Ubisoft Singapore and the Assassin’s Creed brand provides Matt with an opportunity to combine his passion for history, people, gaming and innovation as well as contributing to world class AAA games development, here in Singapore.

Terry Han
Content Director
Terry has been with Ubisoft Singapore since 2009 and has worked on Prince of Persia (1 title) and the Assassin’s Creed franchise (11 titles). Today, Terry continues to drive content creation on the recently announced Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, focusing on quest building and storytelling. In collaboration with our global studio network, he pushes to deliver high quality content for AAA titles.

Junjie Lin
Lead Designer
Junjie has been with Ubisoft Singapore since 2011 and has worked on five titles in Ubisoft's blockbuster franchise, Assassin's Creed (AC). Today, Junjie continues to push the boundaries of world building design with Ubisoft's latest Assasins’s Creed title, while simultaneously collaborating with other studios to innovate and produce high quality AAA content. He also takes the time to share his passion on various platforms and mentors new designers in the domain of world building.

Sam Gill
Senior Writer
Sam began his career in the unpredictable world of improv theatre and camcorder-shot short films. Sam currently works at Ubisoft Singapore as a Senior Writer, leading a team of talented writers on the recently announced Assassins Creed Odyssey.

Franco Perez
Lead Artist
Franco started his career in environment art since 2008 in Manila, and jumping into Ubisoft Singapore in 2011, working on six titles of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Franco sees himself sharing his passion and growing the art team even further in driving strong visual appeal through the evolving processes of world art building.

Rika Lim
Associate Lead Level Designer
Rika has been a member of the World Team since 2015 and has contributed to a series of Assassin's Creed (AC) titles, such as AC Syndicate and AC Origins. Rika continues to strive beyond the boundaries of world creation and mentors new designers, focusing on gameplay locations setups and crowd life realization in the AC series, all of which can be seen in the latest installment of the AC Franchise, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

Brandon Chua
Artist
Brandon joined Ubisoft Singapore more than 3 years ago. He worked on 3 Assassin’s Creed titles: Syndicate, Origins and, together with this team, the newly revealed AC Odyssey.

About Singapore & the World
Covering topics related to history, design, art, music, food and technology, Singapore and the World is a programme that focusses on the historical and contemporary connections that link Singapore to the world. Brought to you by the National Museum of Singapore and its key cultural partners, the different multi-disciplinary events that make up this programme are an opportunity to celebrate the commonalities and differences that make the world a vibrant and diverse place, providing new insight into Singapore’s place in global history.

Image courtesy of Ubisoft Singapore.