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Tech Valley Game Space

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30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Tech Valley Game Space’s co-working studio location. Tech Valley Game Space holds most meetings, mentorship sessions, game jams and special events here.

September 2019

[IGDA Albany] Concepts in Worldbuilding

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every other month, on the 4th Thursday of the month. 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. Join us as we welcome Justin Mitchell who will be presenting, "Concepts in Worldbuilding." Description:A guide to some procedures and starting points on building a new setting or expanding an existing world. From starting points to…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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Orbit: 3D Game Design

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 of popular 3D game engines, including Unity 3D, Godot 3, and more. In the first hour, a mentor will provide a lecture on a topic…

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October 2019

Ludum Dare 45

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - October 7 @ 7:00 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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The time has come...to make games for the 45th bi-annual online game jam, Ludum Dare (https://ldjam.com/)! https://youtu.be/bdq-IYxhByw 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 72 hours with…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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Lesson Night: Storyboarding/Prototyping for VR

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Instructor: Abigail Mathews Description: TBD

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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TVGS Community Fair & Social

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEPxUQ6dV0iqYbQA55teIsD_-FwFaVUXimIvu315bzefUQJQ/viewform Tables will be limited based on safety and comfort considerations. If we don’t have space for you this month, we will put you…

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Game Club: HopSlide (hosted by Taro)

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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. For November, Taro selected HopSlide: Title: HopSlideLink: https://managore.itch.io/hopslideGenre: Puzzle PlatformerDeveloper: Daniel LinssenDescription: A really mind-bending puzzle game created for Ludum Dare. As usual, this selection is meant to be played before the time of the meeting. If you'll like to host for a future Game Club event, just sign up in the form…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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Orbit: XR

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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. First time attending this event? Please sign-up in our short form over here: goo.gl/JwpJzx About Orbit Orbit is a community-driven mentorship program designed to provide…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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Orbit: 3D Game Design

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 7 times

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 of popular 3D game engines, including Unity 3D, Godot 3, and more. In the first hour, a mentor will provide a lecture on a topic…

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November 2019

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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TVGS Anniversary & Extra Life: 24 hours of gaming for charity!

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - November 3 @ 1:00 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Tech Valley Game Space will once again be hosting a fun-filled marathon of Extra Life festivities in Troy, and we want you to join us! Let's work together to surpass our fundraising goals and make a difference for the Bernard & Millie Duker Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center, as well as other Children's Miracle Network Hospitals throughout North America. Our team is on a mission to save kids through gaming, and we need your help. Each of us has…

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Digital Storytelling Orbit

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 1st Saturday of the month at Tech Valley Game Space and will provide opportunities for participants to share information, discuss projects, ask questions and obtain…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 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…

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Lesson Night: Lines that lie and how to use them

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Instructor: Jason Harlow Description: Drawings are made of lines - but they're all lies. Everyone can draw, but it takes a bit of practice! Come to TVGS and get some drawing tips from Jason Harlow on how to loosen up, view things differently, and practice drawing some lines that look like something worthy of being in your next video game! We'll run through a several drawing exercises to help you learn some skills and open up the world of lying…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Beginner game design orbit group

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 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…

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Orbit: XR

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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. First time attending this event? Please sign-up in our short form over here: goo.gl/JwpJzx About Orbit Orbit is a community-driven mentorship program designed to provide…

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TVGS Community Fair & Social

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEPxUQ6dV0iqYbQA55teIsD_-FwFaVUXimIvu315bzefUQJQ/viewform Tables will be limited based on safety and comfort considerations. If we don’t have space for you this month, we will put you…

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Game Club: Tash Kalar (hosted by Jacob)

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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. For October, Jacob selected board game Tash Kalar: Title: Tash KalarLink: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00O4CMRQUGenre: Board GameDeveloper: Czech GamesDescription:Abstract board game with fantasy flavor Score the most points through completing mission cards (creating patterns and eliminating enemy tiles). Place tiles in a formation that matches one of the cards in your hand to change the battlefield.…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Beginner game design orbit group

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 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…

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December 2019

Orbit: Beginner Game Design

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Beginner game design orbit group

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 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…

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Digital Storytelling Orbit

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 7 times

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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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 1st Saturday of the month at Tech Valley Game Space and will provide opportunities for participants to share information, discuss projects, ask questions and obtain…

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Orbit: Beginner Game Design

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Tech Valley Game Space, 30 Third Street
Troy, NY
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Beginner game design orbit group

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 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…

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