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)

Lift Off 2018: Workplace Discrimination and Abuse: Ways to Cope and Prevent

Reference materials: Workplace Discrimination and Abuse: Ways to Cope and Prevent (Youtube) This week, multi-talented Muse en Lystrala gave a very frank and honest talk for Lift Off Diversity Incubator attendees on workplace discrimination and abuse. Using examples she herself faced, she informed the audience when to recognize abuse, both online and offline, and what…Continue reading Lift Off 2018: Workplace Discrimination and Abuse: Ways to Cope and Prevent

TVGS Community Night (October 24th, 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 Night (October 24th, 6:30pm)

The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (October 26th, 5:00pm)

Our monthly Troy Night Out with The Arts Center continues with an exhibition of locally created games. Macs and PCs will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. The showcase is free and open to everyone, and we welcome you to show off games that are in any state of completion. So bring along your…Continue reading Interactive Showcase @ Troy Night Out (October 26th, 5:00pm)

#include LGBTQ Game Jam – Oct 28

In celebration of LGBTQ History Month, we will be holding our second annual LGBTQ+ Game Jam, a day long “hackathon” dedicated to creating games, interactive artwork, and stories inspired by LGBTQ+ contributions to history and culture! We will have Construct 3, Twine, and Ren’Py instruction available for beginners! We will also have analog game making…Continue reading #include LGBTQ Game Jam – Oct 28

Volunteer Jam – 10/21 1-7pm

(Volunteer) Jam with TVGS Come in today and join other TVGS members and volunteers for our Volunteer Jam! What is a Volunteer Jam? It’s a condensed work period for focusing on our most pressing TVGS tasks. Stop by and lend a hand for as long as you’d like — even a few minutes is much…Continue reading Volunteer Jam – 10/21 1-7pm

Lift Off 2018: Project Management

Reference materials: Project Management Presentation (Youtube) Project Management Slides (PPTX) TVGS’ Lift Off Diversity Incubator continues with a presentation on project management, or the process of splitting up a large project into distinct and measurable tasks. Suzanne Dondero, professional project manager and the presenter for this week’s progress report, described the Agile Development process that…Continue reading Lift Off 2018: Project Management