Published: March 29, 2019

Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory

Clement Zheng (right) and Peter Gyory celebrate after winning the International Game Conference alt.ctrl.GDC award, which came with a $3,000 prize.

ATLAS graduate students Peter Gyory and Clement Zheng received the coveted alt.ctrl.GDC award for their game, Hot Swap, which they exhibited at the Independent Games Festival, part of the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, March 18–22. Reporting from the alt.ctrl.GDC showcase, Makezine's Donald Bell recorded this interview with Zheng and Gyory while covering this fun, off-beat section of the world's largest annual professional game developers conference.