The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (February 22nd, 5:00pm)

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 (February 22nd, 5:00pm)

Orbit: Beginner Game Design (February 23rd, 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 (February 23rd, 11:00am)

Orbit: 3D Game Design – Scripting a Flow Chart in Unity (February 23rd, 1:00pm)

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 – Scripting a Flow Chart in Unity (February 23rd, 1:00pm)

Global Game Jam at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (January 25-27, 2019)

Hosted by Albany International Game Developers Association (Albany IGDA), we’ll be joining the largest game jam in the world, the Global Game Jam!

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 building exercises to help you jump start your way to making games!

Join in as you make a game in 48 hours with a team! Meet up with other rapid game developers! Eat a lot of junk food! And most important of all, have fun!…Continue reading Global Game Jam at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (January 25-27, 2019)

The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (January 25th, 5:00pm)

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 (January 25th, 5:00pm)

Orbit: Beginner Game Design (January 19th, 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 (January 19th, 11:00am)

Game Club: Super Smash Bros. Series, Hosted by Anthony (January 17th, 7:30pm)

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 Anthony, and his selection is: Super Smash Bros. series Genre: Fighting Developer: Nintendo The discussion will take place on January 17th. As usual, this selection is meant…Continue reading Game Club: Super Smash Bros. Series, Hosted by Anthony (January 17th, 7:30pm)

Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels with Ren’Py – Rebooted! (January 10th, 6:30pm)

Continuing our series of updating past Lesson Nights, we will be covering the most popular Visual Novel engine, Ren’Py! Presenter Frederika Edgington-Giordano Description Almost three years ago, in February of 2016 , TVGS had a lesson night on Ren’Py. Since that time, Ren’Py has had some updates. Ren’Py is a great introductory tool to create…Continue reading Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels with Ren’Py – Rebooted! (January 10th, 6:30pm)

Orbit: Beginner Game Design (January 12th, 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…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design (January 12th, 11:00am)

TVGS Art Orbit (TAO) (January 12th, 11:00am)

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) (January 12th, 11:00am)