The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (October 25th, 6:00pm)

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 (October 25th, 6:00pm)

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design (October 5th, 11:00am)

If you’re interested in learning to make your own digital games using a simple and intuitive creative tool that doesn’t require any prior experience with computer programming, this is the group for you!

The Beginner Game Design Orbit group meets every Saturday morning at Tech Valley Game Space and will provide a place to get feedback and advice on your game project for first time game creator. Join us and learn about how to create 2D games using tools such as Construct 2. …Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design (October 5th, 11:00am)

Lesson Night: Storyboarding/Prototyping for VR (October 10th, 6:30pm)

Instructor Abigail Mathews Description Virtual Reality applications present some unique design challenges as well as barriers to communicating the app idea to stakeholders. An effective prototype is a great step towards overcoming these obstacles. Yet, it’s hard to prototype VR experiences using the strategies most common in 2D media. This lesson will discuss appropriate strategies…Continue reading Lesson Night: Storyboarding/Prototyping for VR (October 10th, 6:30pm)

TVGS Community Fair & Social Night (October 15th, 6:30pm)

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. If you have Ludum Dare games, come have people play them! Plus board games and snacks! And space where you can demo your latest…Continue reading TVGS Community Fair & Social Night (October 15th, 6:30pm)

Extra Life 2019

Play Games. Help Kids. Join us for Extra Life 2019! Extra Life is a yearly event that brings together thousands of gamers around the world to support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Tech Valley Game Space is hosting a ton of fun activities and offering special prizes to those who donate to Extra…Continue reading Extra Life 2019

The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (August 30th, 6:00pm)

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 (August 30th, 6:00pm)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling (September 7th, 1:00pm)

Do you like to write? Do you like story based games? If you are new to game development you can learn how to create interactive stories using Ren’py, Twine, or other game engines! We will also discuss other aspects of writing, game design, and interactive fiction. The Digital Storytelling Orbit group will meet on the…Continue reading Orbit: Digital Storytelling (September 7th, 1:00pm)

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design (September 7th, 11:00am)

If you’re interested in learning to make your own digital games using a simple and intuitive creative tool that doesn’t require any prior experience with computer programming, this is the group for you!

The Beginner Game Design Orbit group meets every Saturday morning at Tech Valley Game Space and will provide a place to get feedback and advice on your game project for first time game creator. Join us and learn about how to create 2D games using tools such as Construct 2. …Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design (September 7th, 11:00am)

Lesson Night: Armory (September 12th, 6:30pm)

Instructor Jamey Stevenson Description While modern 3D game engines like Unity and Unreal are “free” in terms of their initial usage fees, they are still proprietary tools that come with various hidden costs and restrictions. Open-source tools (such as Godot and Blender) are essential, because they remove these limitations and provide true game development freedom….Continue reading Lesson Night: Armory (September 12th, 6:30pm)

TVGS Art Orbit (TAO) (September 14th, 1:00pm)

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)