Community Night

Join the party! It’s time for our monthly Community Night, a chance for local game makers to connect and have fun together. Working on a game project? You’re invited to share it during our community show and tell segment! Come along to find out what your fellow creators are cooking up, and exchange some constructive…Continue reading Community Night

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Join us for this month’s edition of Beginner Game Design, our monthly series of free online mentorship sessions in game making that are open to all participants (ages 9+). This is the perfect group for beginners who want to learn the basics of game creation. — NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an…Continue reading Orbit: Beginner Game Design

Social Night

Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and beyond! Our social gatherings are a great opportunity for local game makers to interact, meet new friends, and stay connected. We’ll be chatting, playing games together, and engaging in other fun-filled social activities. Social Night is hosted as a weekly…Continue reading Social Night

Orbit: Digital Storytelling – Tools and Techniques to Fix Narrative Problems

This month’s Digital Storytelling meetup will feature a presentation from Brian Shurtleff, a veteran game designer with over a decade of professional experience in level and puzzle design, narrative design, and writing. Brian will be giving a talk entitled “Debugging Your Narrative: Tools and Techniques to Fix Narrative Problems,” and sharing valuable insights he has…Continue reading Orbit: Digital Storytelling – Tools and Techniques to Fix Narrative Problems

Social Night

Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and beyond! Our social gatherings are a great opportunity for local game makers to interact, meet new friends, and stay connected. We’ll be chatting, playing games together, and engaging in other fun-filled social activities. Social Night is hosted as a weekly…Continue reading Social Night

Support Tech Valley Game Space for #GivingTuesday!

It’s #GivingTuesday, and Facebook is matching the first $7 million in charitable donations that are received today. That means there has never been a better time to donate to TVGS! Here are just a few of the many benefits that TVGS brings to our region: Making game development education more accessible via free classes and…Continue reading Support Tech Valley Game Space for #GivingTuesday!

Orbit: 3D Game Design – Let’s Discuss Networking!

This month’s 3D Game Design meetup will feature a group discussion about networking architectures, and techniques for improving player experiences in online games. We will be discussing the fundamentals of networking, game state synchronization, and other key topics related to providing smooth online multiplayer experiences. — NOTE: Due to the current circumstances, this is an…Continue reading Orbit: 3D Game Design – Let’s Discuss Networking!

Social Night

Join us via Discord to socialize with fellow game developers from the Capital Region and beyond! Our social gatherings are a great opportunity for local game makers to interact, meet new friends, and stay connected. We’ll be chatting, playing games together, and engaging in other fun-filled social activities. Social Night is hosted as a weekly…Continue reading Social Night

Orbit: Game Art – Let’s Create Generative Art!

This month’s Game Art meetup will feature a group activity where participants will use the Processing library to create art using simple coding techniques. This will be a fun, hands-on intro to the basics of generative art, creative coding, and interactive visual design. No prior experience with Processing or coding in general is needed! Processing…Continue reading Orbit: Game Art – Let’s Create Generative Art!

Community Night

Join the party! It’s time for our monthly Community Night, a chance for local game makers to connect and have fun together. Working on a game project? You’re invited to share it during our community show and tell segment! Come along to find out what your fellow creators are cooking up, and exchange some constructive…Continue reading Community Night