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)

Lift Off 2019: Closing Ceremony Forum

The final day of Lift Off, opened with a forum between panelists Muse en Lystrala, Becky Arcovitch, and Jarell Pryor (with Frederika Edgington-Giordano as moderator) answering questions about how to get into the video game industry. The panelists focused on various perspectives of game making, from getting into professional studios, to starting independent studios. Topics…Continue reading Lift Off 2019: Closing Ceremony Forum

Lift Off 2019: Stress Management & Impostor Syndrome

3D Game Artist Kolel Pryor provides tips and tricks on how to manage stress while working in the game industry, and in the creative industry as a whole. In particular, he brings up the impostor syndrome, or the feeling that one’s accomplishments as just lucky flukes. He covers how to avoid overworking, finding motivation to…Continue reading Lift Off 2019: Stress Management & Impostor Syndrome

Lift Off 2019: Diversity and Representation

Freelance e-sports journalist and diversity advocate, Amanda Stevens, provides an in-depth workshop on why diversity and representation is important in the media that we create. In addition, they provided some strategies on adding more representation in media, including uses of writing, music, characters, etc. After the presentation, each participant reviewed with their mentor how their…Continue reading Lift Off 2019: Diversity and Representation

Lift Off 2019: Project Management

TVGS’ Lift Off Diversity Incubator continues with a presentation on Project Management for Game Development by college professor and former Studio Manager of Cinematic at Telltale, Becky Arcovitch. She provides a primer on what project management is, why it’s important, what the common practices are for game development, and provided an example of a schedule…Continue reading Lift Off 2019: Project Management

Orbit: Digital Storytelling

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. — ABOUT ORBIT: DIGITAL STORYTELLING Do you like to write? Do you like story based games?…Continue reading Orbit: Digital Storytelling

Social Night

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and…Continue reading Social Night

Social Night

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and…Continue reading Social Night

Orbit: 3D Game Design

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. — Looking to expand your 3D game development skills? This group is for you! The 3D…Continue reading Orbit: 3D Game Design

TVGS Community Fair & Social

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Come down to the TVGS Community Fair! We are going to have tables set up…Continue reading TVGS Community Fair & Social

Social Night

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and…Continue reading Social Night

Orbit: Game Art

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. — Want to improve your digital art skills? This group is for you! The Game Art…Continue reading Orbit: Game Art

Social Night

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and…Continue reading Social Night

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. — If you’re interested in learning to make your own digital games using a simple and…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Social Night

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an online-only event. We are hosting it on our Discord server, which you can join using this link: discordapp.com/invite/mrTDyau For more information about how to join the TVGS Discord, visit techvalleygamespace.com/discord. —– Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and…Continue reading Social Night