The Velveteen Marine

The skin horse

This year, at the Indie Summit at the Game Developer’s Conference, I’m giving a 25-minute talk about the Power of Community in Natural Selection 2. It’s called The Velveteen Marine because it uses as a metaphor The Velveteen Rabbit, the wonderful 1922 children’s story by Margery Williams.


  • The full talk notes and appendix here
  • The Keynote slides here (364 MB)