Casey White wrote: "To be clear, this is Shogun Gamer’s second run at GDC. We had another team go last year, so I wasn’t involved. This article one of a more personal nature. This was my first ever experience with GDC, and I wanted to share some insights and opinions that were gathered during my week-long stay in San Francisco for the event, and give that ‘behind the scenes’ look at convention coverage that I love to read about myself, but can’t find online often enough for my tastes. Below, I recount some of the lessons learned and exploits of my first ever trip to San Francisco California for the Game Developers’ Conference (2012)."