Scott Hartsman

CEO, Trion Worlds

Scott Hartsman is the President and CEO of Trion Worlds, publisher of RIFT, Defiance, ArcheAge, Trove, Devilian, the recently announced Atlas Reactor, and the Glyph online games platform.  Scott was previously Trion’s Chief Creative Officer and the General Manager of its Redwood Shores studio, creators of RIFT.  His career has spanned generations of online games, notably including the genre-defining EverQuest series and dozens of others, as a designer, programmer, GM, producer, director and more. He has two cats and a dog and believes the world’s a better place when people across the globe can all play great games together.

My Sessions

Mastering the Live Game

Room 14

Running a live game is extremely difficult and dynamic due to all the variables involved. Effectively managing a live game is a blend of both science and art. These panelists have all run major games and will discuss what they learned: both the things that worked well for them, and also some of the initiatives […]

Production Track