Social Night: Pre-GDC Party (March 14th, 7:00pm)

It’s social night again and let’s network before Game Developers Conference (GDC) with our favorite analog and digital games! Come and show off either games you’re developing, or absolutely love playing with others! Want to bring your own VR? Everyone and every gaming news item, project, idea, and gadget are welcome!

RSVP at the links below!

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Game Night: Too Cool For GDC Edition (March 16, 2016)

With many of our members away at Game Developers Conference, we’ll be devoting our weekly meeting to a game-filled social night. Let’s all relax and have a good time playing games together!

As usual, please RSVP in the Facebook event or Meetup below:

Game Night: Too Cool For GDC Edition

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016, 6:00 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
30 Third Street Troy, NY

1 Space Cadets Went

With many of our members away at Game Developers Conference, we’ll be devoting our weekly meeting to a game-filled social night. Let’s all relax and have a good time playing games together!

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Social Night: Gearing Up For Game Developers Conference (March 9, 2016)

With Game Developers Conference approaching, 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. Let us know what you’ll be doing at GDC, 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!

As usual, please RSVP in the Facebook event or Meetup below:

Social Night: Gearing Up For Game Developers Conference

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016, 6:00 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
30 Third Street Troy, NY

4 Space Cadets Went

With Game Developers Conference approaching, 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. Let us know what you’ll be doing at GDC, too!Got a new project to show off? Bring it in, and let’s play it! Want to talk about your first game jam expe…

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[IGDA Albany] TVGS Goes To GDC: “Slap Friends!” Pre-Mortem (March 2, 2016)

As part of the regular schedule, we’ll be re-posting descriptions for the Albany IGDA talks that occur at TVGS on the first Wednesday of every month.

This month’s speakers are Terence Tolman and John Ceceri III, and their talk is entitled TVGS Goes To GDC: “Slap Friends!” Pre-Mortem.

The talk will begin at 7:00 PM, but feel free to arrive around 6:00 and stay until 9:00 if you’d like to mingle before and after.

Talk Details

Two of our IGDA and TVGS members will be taking their game to GDC and will be presenting it during the alternative controller showcase and on stage at Experimental Gameplay Workshop!

The developers will discuss the ups and downs of creating SLAP FRIENDS, a dispute resolution simulator that uses plushy hat alternative hardware controllers!

About the Speakers

Terence Tolman

The game designer and artist responsible for creating Slap Friends. An advocate of diversity in games, last year he taught game development at Girls-Inc. and produced artwork for the Girls Make Games organization. He was also a concept artist on the Tale of Tales title “Sunset” and is currently acting as art director attached to the USC Interactive Media and Games Masters Thesis “The Sound of Separation”. You can view his work at TerenceTolman.com

John Ceceri III

The programmer of slap friends and recent grad from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Game Design and Development program. His website is http://JCIII.me

You can RSVP at our Facebook event, or on Meetup below:

TVGS Goes To GDC: “Slap Friends!” Pre-Mortem

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016, 7:00 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
30 Third Street Troy, NY

2 Space Cadets Attending

As part of the regular schedule, we’ll be re-posting descriptions for the Albany IGDA talks that occur at TVGS on the first Wednesday of every month.This month’s speakers are Terence Tolman and John Ceceri III, and their talk is entitled TVGS Goes To GDC: “Slap Friends!” Pre-Mortem.The talk will begin at 7:00 PM, but feel free to arrive around 6:…

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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 — to discuss about their methods on dealing with GDC. Check us out on Twitch.tv at February 26th, starting at 7:30 PM EST. We will be answering any questions on the chat as well, so join in!

For convenience, we’ve created a reminder at Meetup below.

Beginners Guide on Game Developers Conference (GDC)

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015, 7:30 PM

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0 Space Cadets Went

What should one do at the largest conference for game developers in the world? Join Jamey Stevenson, Terence Tolman, and Brian Shurtleff on Twitch.tv to discuss what is the best way to utilize Game Developers Conference (GDC) on March 1st at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.The stream will be available in the TVGS Twitch.tv channel at the s…

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