Want to learn or improve your game art skills? Have a question about creating art or making a game that you are working on look better? Just want to hang out and work on your project with some other arty people? Come on in for TAO group (TVGS Art Orbit) meeting during open hours on…Continue reading TVGS Art Orbit (TAO) (September 14th, 1:00pm)
Come down to the TVGS Community Fair & Social Night! We are going to have tables set up with members representing the coordination teams, orbit groups and related organizations of TVGS. Plus board games and snacks! And space where you can demo your latest projects and accomplishments!
Get ready, space cadets, because our next monthly Game Club is starting! Game club is a monthly group discussion on a game chosen by a selected host. Our next host is Will, and their selection is: RollerCoaster Tycoon®: Deluxe From the main site: Take a trip to fame and fortune by building the biggest, best,…Continue reading Game Club: RollerCoaster Tycoon®: Deluxe, hosted by Chris (September 19th, 7:30pm)
Learn about XR! The VR, AR, and MR Orbit group will meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month at Tech Valley Game Space and will provide opportunities for participants to share information, discuss projects, ask questions and obtain guidance from experienced mentors. This meeting will introduce TVGS’s new hardware, including XR development machines and…Continue reading Orbit XR (September 21st, 1:00pm)
IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every other month, on the 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. This month, we welcome Justin Mitchell with his talk, “Concepts in…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Concepts in Worldbuilding (September 26th, 7:00 PM)
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!…Continue reading Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (September 27th, 6:00pm)
Looking to step up your game development skills by diving into 3D? This mentorship group is for you! The 3D Game Design Orbit mentorship group can help provide you answers and resources to any questions you may have on a variety of popular 3D game engines, including Unity 3D, Godot 3, and more. The 3D…Continue reading Orbit: 3D Game Design (September 28th, 1:00pm)
The time has come…to make games for the 45th tri-annual online game jam, Ludum Dare! No experience in making games necessary! This is just a fun challenge for all of us, and often serves as an educational moment to learn how to work with deadlines. We will be going through game idea brainstorming and team…Continue reading Ludum Dare 45 (October 5th, 5:00 PM)