Social Night: Post-Global Game Jam Party (January 31, 7:00pm)

It’s social night again and let’s celebrate 2018 with our favorite analog and digital games! Come and show off your Global Game Jam game, and receive some useful feedback from professionals. And as usual, feel free to bring in some of your own favorite games (whether you made it or not), too! Got a project…Continue reading Social Night: Post-Global Game Jam Party (January 31, 7:00pm)

Global Game Jam at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (January 26-29, 2018)

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 26-29, 2018)

Global Game Jam 2016 Post Mortem

With the Global Game Jam 2016 over, we created a special podcast looking back on our experiences making a game in 48-hours. This discussion was a chance for all the GGJ2016 participants to talk about what we’ve learned from our experiences at this year’s jam, and share ideas for what we can improve on in…Continue reading Global Game Jam 2016 Post Mortem

Social Night: RPI Crossover edition (February 10, 2016)

With Global Game Jam over, let’s celebrate the moment together with a fun-filled social night! We’ll relax and have a good time talking about games, development, and other topics. Feel free to bring in your Global Game Jam games, too!

Got a new project to show off? Bring it in, and let’s play it! Want to talk about your first game jam experience? Let’s discuss it! Want to bring your own VR? Everyone and every gaming news item, project, idea, and gadget are welcome!…Continue reading Social Night: RPI Crossover edition (February 10, 2016)

Global Game Jam at SUNY Albany (January 29-31, 2016)

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 SUNY Albany (January 29-31, 2016)

Global Game Jam Showcase (February 11, 2015)

We will have a showcase at the TVGS co-working studio on February 11th, starting at 6:00 PM EST. Bring those games you’ve made, and show off to the entire group how proud you are of it! Or, if you happen to have a Global Game Jam 2015 game that you want to introduce from a…Continue reading Global Game Jam Showcase (February 11, 2015)

Impossible Poker Post Mortem

[Cross-posted from Omiya Games] So, I’m programmer, been consistently making digital games every month, and yet, made a card game for Global Game Jam this year. Oddly enough, I found the experience to be more challenging than the common perception would imply. While the development process of the prototypes and iterations were quick and easy,…Continue reading Impossible Poker Post Mortem

Global Game Jam 2015 Post Mortem (January 28, 2015)

We have a meeting at the Game Space on January 28th, starting at 6:00 PM EST. This time, we’ll be discussing about what it was like to make a game in 48 hours at the Global Game Jam 2015. You can sign up in the Meetup below. Global Game Jam Post Mortem Open Discussion Wednesday,…Continue reading Global Game Jam 2015 Post Mortem (January 28, 2015)