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The meeting topic in general is “why don’t women often seem to call themselves ‘gamers,’ and a more general discussion of what the term “gamer” means to us.
Orbit is a community-driven mentorship program designed to provide greater opportunities for learning and collaboration at Tech Valley Game Space than ever before! The goal of Orbit is to bring local game makers (and aspiring game makers!) together based around mutual interests, and provide a consistent environment for sustained skill development, personal growth, and community building.
Welcome to TVGS Transmissions! This is our weekly livestream event where we’ll be playing video games with the TVGS community! You are welcome to be a part of the stream by coming by the the space during the stream, or by joining online on our Twitch or Youtube channels! Please be aware that if you participate you will be audibly and possibly visually recorded.
This week we’re making up for lost time with a game of Terraria! The chosen game for Game Club. Come join!
Brian Shurtleff will speak about the craft of writing and narrative design for games.
No materials are required, but those who learn best by doing may benefit from a laptop capable of running spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets for some of the script formatting examples.
If you are interested in helping a coordinator in their role, but not being it yourself, feel free to stop down and talk to the people who currently in the position and/or running for it. Join their teams!
Show and Tell (YOU!)
Project updates! (Tell everyone about your current project, what you’ve learned, what’s new, and where you’re going!)
Time dedicated to serving the community at large! (Do you want to present a game idea for feedback? Need people to help out on it? Need some brainstorming to help flesh it out? Have some concept art to show?)
Every month, participants pick a game to play, then get together and talk about their experiences! Think of this group as being a traditional book club, but with video games. Our host for this month is Robert Denner, and their selection is all 5 episodes of Life is Strange, developed by Dontnod Entertainment for PC, Mac, Linux, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
Join Max Caulfield, a photography student whose life gets turned upside down when she returns to her hometown of Arcadia Bay, Oregon and discovers that she has the innate ability to rewind time. You’ll take a very emotional journey across five days as all your actions have consequences that make the story all the more personal. So grab some tissues, turn the lights down low and get ready for that cinematic experience that proves without a doubt that, well, life is weird.