Updated Notice from TVGS regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated Notice from Tech Valley Game Space regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19): In accordance with the recent mandate from Governor Cuomo’s office to limit the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19, our venue will be locking its doors as of 8pm on Sunday, March 22, 2020. No one will be able to enter the facility after this time. Venue staff…Continue reading Updated Notice from TVGS regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Notice from TVGS regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Notice from Tech Valley Game Space regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tech Valley Game Space is a hub for game makers throughout the Capital Region, and our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of everyone in our community. With this in mind, we are taking the following precautionary measures to safeguard the…Continue reading Notice from TVGS regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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)