The games:net Berlin Europe Podcast

The games:net Berlin Europe Podcast

Episode 11 - Ingo Horn

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In this episode, we speak with Ingo Horn. Ingo is a games veteran, marking 27 years of activity in the German industry. He is currently the Communications Director Europe for Wargaming, the chairman of LetsPlay4Charity, and, since 2022, a jury member for DCP (German video game award). He was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit for his charity efforts. We speak about the early days of the games industry, how communication has changed over the years, studio acquisitons and his charity work.

Ingo is Communications Director Europe at Wargaming, Founder of Gaming-Aid e.V. and LetsPlay4Charity e.V. and Jury Member of DCP

Charities Ingo talks about: Stiftung für Hilfe im Kampf gegen den Krebs, Straßenkinder e.V., Brotzeit, Plan International, Weißer Ring e.V., Praxis ohne Grenzen, Vier Pfoten

Ingo's Career: Power Play, PC Player, Blue Byte, Bomico/Infograms

Games, Books and Films/Series Ingo mentions: Dino Crisis, Baldur's Gate, Minecraft, World of Tanks, Elex, Diablo, XCOM, Civilization, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Stranger Things, Cities: Skylines, Transport Fever, Master of Orion, The Song of Ice and Fire, The Dwarves

Mentioned People in the Games Industry: Sid Meier, Peter Molyneux, Phil Spencer, Marcus "Notch" Persson, Kirk Lenke, Chris Huelsbeck, Stefan Marcinek

Mentioned Fairs and Companies: gamescom, EGX, Time Warner, Activision Blizzard, Microsoft, Sony, Epic Games, Steam, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Apple Pay, Bandai Namco

Other interesting stuff: Gronkh, 4X, The Offspring, Wacken, C64, Amiga 500, Order of Merit

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About this podcast

On this podcast, co-hosts Simon Ohler and Florian Masuth interview interesting and inspiring people and want to learn more about their contribution to the games industry, while also shining a spotlight on the person behind the career.

games:net Berlin Europe is an initiative of the company network media:net berlinbrandenburg. The project is financed by the EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND and the State of Berlin, Senate Department of Economics, Energy, and Public Enterprises through its Program for Internationalization.

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