TVGS Community Fair (November 28th, 6:30pm)

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. Table List: – General Table (TVGS Info, Snacks, Education, etc.) by Taro Omiya and Fredrika Edgington-Giordano (list subject to change up to and including the night of)…Continue reading TVGS Community Fair (November 28th, 6:30pm)

The Blokus Social Night (November 14th, 6:30 PM)

It’s social night again and let’s celebrate with board games, card games, social games, and of course, video games! This month’s theme is Blokus, a colorful competitive board game about matching Tetris-like blocks on their corners. An easy to learn, hard to master game for all ages! Time to get together, gather ’round some games,…Continue reading The Blokus Social Night (November 14th, 6:30 PM)

Ludum Dare 43 (November 30th, 8:15 PM)

The time has come…to make games for the 43rd tri-annual online game jam, Ludum Dare! 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…Continue reading Ludum Dare 43 (November 30th, 8:15 PM)

ProtoStar Game Pitching Contest (December 9th)

ProtoStar is a new fund designed to provide Capital Region game developers with early stage funding support for original game projects. The ProtoStar fund helps local game makers take promising ideas from the concept phase to the point where they have a working interactive prototype. If you have an idea for a game project that…Continue reading ProtoStar Game Pitching Contest (December 9th)

Lift Off 2018: Software Quality Assurance

Reference materials: Software Quality Assurance (Youtube) This week, education coordinator Frederika Edgington-Giordano provided a broad overview of what a quality assurance does, and why they are important for the development process. Using her own experience, she provides how professionals approach the software, and what she hopes developers do with the feedback her team gives. As…Continue reading Lift Off 2018: Software Quality Assurance

Extra Life 2018

Play Games. Help Kids. Join us for Extra Life 2018! Extra Life is a yearly event that brings together thousands of gamers around the world to support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Tech Valley Game Space is hosting a ton of fun activities and offering special prizes to those who donate to Extra…Continue reading Extra Life 2018

[IGDA Albany] Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project (November 7th, 7:00 PM)

IGDA Albany usually has a professional talk every 1st Wednesday of the month. This month, game designer Amanda Kirk will provide her talk, “Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project.” The talk will begin at 7 pm; feel free to come in as early as 6 or stay until 9 if you’d…Continue reading [IGDA Albany] Scoping it Out: How to Plan Your Next Game Project (November 7th, 7:00 PM)

Special (Spooky) Extra Social Night! (October 31st, 6:30 PM)

What’s this? A 5th Wednesday in the month!? Time to get together, gather ’round some games, and get social! Feel free to bring in some of your own games, too! Got a project to show off? Bring it in, and let’s play it! Want to bring your own VR? Everyone and every gaming news item,…Continue reading Special (Spooky) Extra Social Night! (October 31st, 6:30 PM)