Game Club: Cave Story (hosted by Drew Wright)

Get ready, space cadets, because our monthly Game Club (think book club, but for games) starts now. This month’s host is Drew Wright, and his selection is:

Cave Story
Platform: PC, Mac, Linux, Wii
Genre: Platform Adventure
Developer: Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya

As usual, this podcast is filled with spoilers!…Continue reading Game Club: Cave Story (hosted by Drew Wright)

Beginners Guide to Game Developers Conference (February 26, 2015)

Our next Twitch.tv live-stream will be on a beginners guide to navigating and utilizing the Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on March 1st through March 6th. Joining us on our Tech Valley Game Space channel will be Jamey Stevenson, Terence Tolman, and Brian Shurtleff — all GDC veterans —…Continue reading Beginners Guide to Game Developers Conference (February 26, 2015)

Troy Night Out games showcase (February 27, 2015)

This Friday night, we have a showcase of games at The Arts Center in downtown Troy, starting at 5:00 PM. Come join in for a fun, open night of fresh, local games made by our very own cadets. As usual, we have the meetup linked below: Troy Night Out Friday, Feb 27, 2015, 5:00 PM…Continue reading Troy Night Out games showcase (February 27, 2015)

Regular Weekly Meeting (February 25, 2015)

Our regular weekly meeting this week will continue the discussion on how to conduct a game jam focused on diversity, as well as Troy Night Out. Everyone is invited to join in! As usual, please RSVP at Meetup in the link below: Regular Weekly Meeting Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015, 6:00 PM Tech Valley Game Space291…Continue reading Regular Weekly Meeting (February 25, 2015)

Regular Weekly Meeting (February 18, 2015)

We will return to our regular weekly meeting next Wednesday at 6:00 PM EST here at Tech Valley Game Space. This time, we will brainstorm on how to conduct a game jam focused on diversity. Everyone is invited to join in! As usual, please RSVP at Meetup in the link below: Regular weekly meeting Wednesday,…Continue reading Regular Weekly Meeting (February 18, 2015)

Lost Marbles

Devs Play Lost Marbles (February 5, 2015)

Keith Morgado from Binary Takeover will be live-streaming, playing his game, Lost Marbles at Tech Valley Game Space on February 5th, starting at 7:00 PM EST. He’ll be explaining how he came up with the game idea, and the decisions he made on each level. For convenience, we’ve created a reminder at Meetup below. Devs…Continue reading Devs Play Lost Marbles (February 5, 2015)

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)