The games:net Berlin Europe Podcast

The games:net Berlin Europe Podcast

Episode 18 - Marie Mejerwall

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“Been there, done that”. This could be Marie Mejerwall’s middle name. The consultant wore nearly every hat in the industry from esports host and coach, over game designer and team leader to being a mentor and spokesperson for diversity and inclusion. She moved across the globe, always led by the next adventure, always accompanied by her Famicom, her love for karaoke and the urge to plunge into the unknown.

Where you can find Marie: Twitter, Linkedin

Games mentioned: Counter-Strike, Smule, Alan Wake, Minecraft, Second Life, Starcraft, Batman Arkham Origins, Kingdom Hearts, Moto Racer, Tomb Raider 2, Wii Sports, World of Warcraft, Ultima Online, Singstar, Guitar Hero, Super Mario Bros., Track&Field, Ice Climber, Prince of Persia, Oni, The Last Night

The song Marie played when landing her dream job: Dearly Beloved from Kingdom Hearts by Yoko Shimomura

Companies mentionend: Jagex, Eidos, Funcom, WB Games, Dice, IBM, bwin, Esports Insider, Siemens, Capcom, Ubisoft, Lunastorm, Discord, ICQ, Relic Entertainment, Twitch, Odd Tales

Other media mentionend: Daily Rituals - Mason Currey, Twice Exceptional (Swedish), Crucial Conversation - Kerry Patterson, Knack Body Language - Aaron Brehove, Made to stick - Chip Heath, Nice Girls dont get the corner office - Louis P. Frankel

People from the games industry mentioned: Mikael Kalms, Notch, ElkY, Potti (Ninjas in Pyjamas), Marcus Huber, Jade Raymond, Celia Hodent, Rami Ismael, Arturas Rumiancevas, Tim Soret

Other interesting stuff: Famicom, NES, Java, Dungeons&Dragons, LARP, Demoscene, gamescom, Swedish Game Awards, Wii U, PS3, MMO, Tokyo Game Show, Immanuel Kant, Ludwig van Beethoven, Bandcamp, Quakenet, Dreamhack(


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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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