Tim Schafer

Tim Schafer

Studio Head
Double Fine Productions


Website: https://www.doublefine.com


A Conversation with Tim Schafer

Join this intimate fireside chat with #DICEAwards Hall of Fame recipient, Tim Schafer (Double Fine Productions). Tim will be discussing his career and thoughts on the 'Long Game' in this fireside chat, moderated by Chandana Ekanayake (Outerloop Games).


Tim Schafer is the Studio Head of Double Fine Productions, a San Francisco-based video game developer, part of Xbox Game Studios, and makers of many critically acclaimed games including Psychonauts, Brütal Legend, Costume Quest, RAD and Headlander. Tim also launched the record-breaking, multi-millon dollar Kickstarter project, Double Fine Adventure (aka Broken Age), which inspired a new era of crowd-funded indie titles. Prior to Double Fine, Tim was a Project Leader at LucasArts Entertainment Company, where he was responsible for several classic PC adventure games, including Grim Fandango and Full Throttle. Tim also co-designed Day of the Tentacle, and served as a writer and assistant designer on The Secret of Monkey Island 1 & 2.