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)

Orbit: Digital Storytelling – Conferences for Interactive Fiction in 2019 (January 5th, 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 – Conferences for Interactive Fiction in 2019 (January 5th, 1:00pm)

Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels With Ren’py (February 17, 2016)

Are you interested in making your own interactive story, but unsure about how to get started? If so, look no further! This event is for you! Ren’Py is a great introductory tool to create visual novels, which are a form of “choose your own adventure” stories that mix text and images. TVGS founder and game…Continue reading Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels With Ren’py (February 17, 2016)