The Sims 3

Game Club: The Sims 3 (hosted by Alana) (November 18)

If you enjoy discussing games, come to the Tech Valley Game Space for Game Club!

This month’s host is Alana, and she has selected The Sims 3, the third major title in the life simulation video game developed by The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts.

Game Club – Episode 20: The Sims 3
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Social: Ludum Nights

Social Night: Ludum Nights (December 14)

Let’s get together for a fun social night! We’ll talk about games, development, and other topics. The featured games are from Ludum Dare 37 and our Game Club choices!

Got a new project to show off? Bring it in, and let’s play it! Want to talk about your current favorite game? Let’s discuss it! Want to bring your own VR? Everyone and every gaming news item, project, idea, and gadget are welcome!

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IGDA Albany – Inclusive Game Space (December 7)

As part of the regular schedule, we’ll be re-posting descriptions for the Albany IGDA talks that occur at TVGS on the first Wednesday of every month. This month’s speaker is Amanda Stevens.

What does an Inclusive Game Space look like?

With all the talk of Safe Spaces these days, what does an actual inclusive game space look like? Join Amanda Stevens as she breaks down what a safe space is supposed to be and why inclusivity in game spaces matter.

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Limbo TVGS

Game Club: Limbo (hosted by Frederika)

If you enjoy discussing games, come to the Tech Valley Game Space for Game Club!

This month’s host is Frederika, and she has selected Limbo, a puzzle-platform video game developed by independent studio Playdead.

Game Club – Episode 19: Limbo
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Intro and outro music: “Menu” by Martin Stig Andersen

TVGS Cibele

Game Club: Cibele & Emily is Away (hosted by Abi)

If you enjoy discussing games, come to the Tech Valley Game Space for Game Club!

This month’s host is Abi, and she has selected a pair of games: Cibele (http://ninasays.so/cibele/) and Emily is Away (http://emilyisaway.com/).

Game Club – Episode 18: Cibele and Emily Is Away
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Intro and outro music: “Turn On” by Decky Coss

TVGS Resistance

Social: Post Election Resistance (November 9)

Let’s get together for a fun social night! We’ll talk about games, development, and other topics. The featured card game is The Resistance (game)!

Got a new project to show off? Bring it in, and let’s play it! Want to talk about your current favorite game? Let’s discuss it! Want to bring your own VR? Everyone and every gaming news item, project, idea, and gadget are welcome!

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Extra Life

Extra Life: 24+1 hours of gaming for charity! (November 5)

Tech Valley Game Space will once again be hosting a fun-filled marathon of Extra Life festivities in Troy, and we want you to join us! Let’s work together to surpass our fundraising goals and make a difference for the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, as well as other Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals throughout North America.
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The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase at Troy Night Out (October 28)

Our monthly Troy Night Out with The Arts Center continues with an exhibition of locally created games. Macs and PCs will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The showcase is free and open to everyone, and we welcome you to show off games that are in any state of completion. So bring along your project for some playtesting and feedback, or just stop by and join in the fun!

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Community Projects Shark Tank

Community, Projects, & Shark Tank 9 (October 26)

Welcome to the community, projects, and shark tank event!

Updates from the community are encouraged! Volunteer for events at the TVGS and around the area to be a part of making them a reality for everyone. If you want to be in the know, and get involved, then this is the meeting to attend!

If you have a project that you need help with, this is also the time to request any assistance from the community! The TVGS has a goal to help create local games, and there are multiple projects ongoing. Use your skills and help make games!

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