The Story of LucasArts, a panel moderated by Douglas Crockford

Jun 7, 2013 · San Jose, United States of America

TechXploration's One-Year Celebration - Part Two!*

A long time ago (about 30 years ago), in a county not too far away (Marin County, California), George Lucas got into the computer game business.

This is the story of Lucasfilm Games and LucasArts, as told by people who were actually there.


Panel (updated June 3):

Noah Falstein

Randy Farmer

David Fox

Ron Gilbert

Chip Morningstar

Aric Wilmunder

Gary Winnick


Moderated by Douglas Crockford


RSVP here if you plan to attend in person.

This event will be live-streamed here.



@ 6:30 PM: Delicious Food, Craft Beer Tasting, Music & Mingling

@ 7:10 PM: The Story of LucasArts panel, with Douglas Crockford

@ 8:00 PM: Q&A


As always, this event will feature:

  • delicious, free food from a San Jose-based restaurant,
  • craft beer tasting and
  • an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with the brightest TechXplorers in the South Bay!


How to find us: TechXploration takes place at PayPal HQ at Town Hall, which is facing North First Street.

Public Transit Info: PayPal Town Hall is directly across the street from the Karina Station of VTA/Light Rail in San Jose, CA.

Parking Info: All unmarked spots at PayPal HQ are up for grabs. When you pull into the campus, look for Town Hall (large building says "Town Hall" above doors, faces North First) and then park where you'd like.

Please encourage your guests to register and RSVP themselves for a more fluid check-in.

Please bring a photo ID.


*TechXploration turns One!

To celebrate, we had back-to-back talks with Jill Tarter and Edward Tufte last month and are continuing on with... Dr. Jake Dunagan of Institute for the Future and a panel on LucasArts, moderated by Douglas Crockford.

Attend both our May 22 and June 7 talks and receive a special gift...

Happy Birthday TechXploration!


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