[IGDA Albany] Entrepreneurship & Business of Indie Games (May 23rd, 7:00 PM)

IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every 4th Thursday of the month. The talk will begin at 7pm, but feel free to arrive around 6:30 PM and stay until 9:00 PM if you’d like to mingle before and after. The talk’s description is as follows: Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry in the…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Entrepreneurship & Business of Indie Games (May 23rd, 7:00 PM)

[IGDA Albany] Data around Players with Disabilities and Introduction to APX (April 25th, 7:00 PM)

IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every 4th Thursday of the month. The talk will begin at 7pm, but feel free to arrive around 6:30 PM and stay until 9:00 PM if you’d like to mingle before and after. The talk’s description is as follows: APX is a new approach to making game accessible…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Data around Players with Disabilities and Introduction to APX (April 25th, 7:00 PM)

TVGS Annual Members Meeting (April 30th, 7:00 PM)

Come down to the TVGS Membership Meeting! Learn more about one of the largest game development community in the capital region, Tech Valley Game Space (TVGS), on their first annual meeting. In this publicly open event, the organization will list the many achievements the group has made in their 4.5 years of building a flourishing…Continue reading TVGS Annual Members Meeting (April 30th, 7:00 PM)

[IGDA Albany] Lightning Talks (December 5th, 7:00 PM)

IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every 1st Wednesday of the month. The talk will begin at 7pm, but feel free to arrive around 6:30 PM and stay until 9:00 PM if you’d like to mingle before and after. Join us as we have our inaugural Lightning Talks, a series of 5-minutes-or-less talks which…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Lightning Talks (December 5th, 7:00 PM)

[IGDA Albany] Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project (November 7th, 7:00 PM)

IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every 1st Wednesday of the month. This month, game designer Amanda Kirk will provide her talk, “Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project.” The talk will begin at 7 pm; feel free to come in as early as 6 or stay until 9 if you’d…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project (November 7th, 7:00 PM)

Lesson Night: Game Design (November 30)

If you want to create a game or interactive experience, design is one of the most important skills you can learn. Although design plays a vital role in the creative process, a surprising number of game makers continue to misunderstand design or even overlook it altogether. In this lesson, Jamey Stevenson will provide an overview…Continue reading Lesson Night: Game Design (November 30)

Lesson Night: Beginner Game Creation (January 20, 2016)

Are you interested in making your own games, but unsure about how to get started? Have you ever had an idea for a game, but assumed it would be too difficult and complex to create? If so, then this event is for you!

The goal of this free class is to provide an introduction to game making for anyone who is interested in trying it out. TVGS founder and game development veteran Jamey Stevenson will present an overview of what goes into making a game, including a look at various free and accessible resources that you can use to help bring your ideas to life.

This lesson is appropriate for participants of all ages and backgrounds. There is no prior experience required, and no need to feel daunted! Game development is incredibly fun and rewarding, and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in a short span of time using the simple, intuitive tools covered in this class….Continue reading Lesson Night: Beginner Game Creation (January 20, 2016)