Orbit: Digital Storytelling (June 1st, 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 (June 1st, 1:00pm)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling (May 4th, 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 (May 4th, 1:00pm)

Lesson Night: How to Setup a Game Space (May 9th, 6:30pm)

Instructors Jamey Stevenson Taro Omiya Description Title: How to Setup a Game Space Description: Learn about the challenges setting up a game space from the founders of Tech Valley Game Space, Jamey and Taro! Hear stories of the beginnings of the programs and events that make TVGS the exciting community it is today! What to…Continue reading Lesson Night: How to Setup a Game Space (May 9th, 6:30pm)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling (April 6th, 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 (April 6th, 1:00pm)

Lesson Night: How to Make a Game in 72 Hours (April 11th, 6:30pm)

Instructors Muse En Lystrala Taro Omiya Frederika Edgington-Giordano Description Title: How to Make a Game in 72 Hours Description: Ludum Dare, the popular global game jam, will be held once again on April 26-29! Come prepare to jam by learning the tips and tricks for success from 3 people who have created games during multiple…Continue reading Lesson Night: How to Make a Game in 72 Hours (April 11th, 6:30pm)

Lesson Night: DIY Alternative Game Controllers! (March 14th, 6:30pm)

Presenter Amy Flaherty Description Title: DIY Alternative Game Controllers! Learn the basics of DIY electronics to create your own game controllers with Amy Flaherty! I will demonstrate how to use sensors bring your game into the physical world.  Learn about circuit bending old electronics for your project and experiment with my collection of sensors. Construct…Continue reading Lesson Night: DIY Alternative Game Controllers! (March 14th, 6:30pm)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling (March 2nd, 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 (March 2nd, 1:00pm)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling – Intro to Ren’py (February 2nd, 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 – Intro to Ren’py (February 2nd, 1:00pm)

Lesson Night: Common Tools for Team Collaboration (February 14th, 6:30pm)

Presenter Taro Omiya Description Title: Common Tools for Team Collaboration Have you ever had the time where you passed some art assets to a programmer, only to have to wait for hours until it’s finally integrated in your game project? Or maybe two team members made the same assets in completely different styles when each…Continue reading Lesson Night: Common Tools for Team Collaboration (February 14th, 6:30pm)

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)