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

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

Orbit: XR

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.Note: No equipment required, but a laptop may be helpful for most meetings….Continue reading Orbit: XR

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

First time attending this event? Please sign-up using our short form at http://goo.gl/JwpJzx if you haven’t already done so. 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…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

First time attending this event? Please sign-up using our short form at http://goo.gl/JwpJzx if you haven’t already done so. 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…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Digital Storytelling Orbit

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 Digital Storytelling Orbit

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

First time attending this event? Please sign-up using our short form at http://goo.gl/JwpJzx if you haven’t already done so. 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…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Orbit: 3D Game Design

First time attending this event? Please sign-up in our short form over here: goo.gl/JwpJzx 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…Continue reading Orbit: 3D Game Design

Beginner game design orbit group

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

First time attending this event? Please sign-up using our short form at http://goo.gl/JwpJzx if you haven’t already done so. 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…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

[IGDA Albany]

IGDA Albany’s professional talk series continues. 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. Description:TBA Speaker Bio:TBA

TVGS Community Fair & Social

Come down to the TVGS Community Fair! 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! If you are interested in a table, please fill out this…Continue reading TVGS Community Fair & Social

Orbit: XR

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.Note: No equipment required, but a laptop may be helpful for most meetings….Continue reading Orbit: XR