Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels With Ren’py (February 17, 2016)

Are you interested in making your own interactive story, but unsure about how to get started? If so, look no further! This event is for you!

Ren’Py is a great introductory tool to create visual novels, which are a form of “choose your own adventure” stories that mix text and images. TVGS founder and game development veteran Jamey Stevenson will present a hands-on tutorial showing how to make a Ren’Py game.

This lesson is appropriate for participants of all ages and backgrounds. There is no prior experience required, and no need to feel daunted! Game development is incredibly fun and rewarding, and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in a short span of time using this simple, intuitive tools covered in this class.

If you decide to attend the class you will need to bring:

  • Laptop with Ren’Py installed (available for free on Windows, Mac, & Linux)

Optionally:

  • We also recommend installing Gimp, a free art program that can be used to create images for your visual novel

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

Lesson Night: Making Visual Novels With Ren’py

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016, 6:30 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
30 Third Street Troy, NY

6 Space Cadets Went

Are you interested in making your own interactive story, but unsure about how to get started? If so, look no further! This event is for you!Ren’Py is a great introductory tool to create visual novels, which are a form of “choose your own adventure” stories that mix text and images. TVGS founder and game development veteran Jamey Stevenson will pre…

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Lesson Night: Beginner Game Creation (January 20, 2016)

Image by Kenney Studio

Are you interested in making your own games, but unsure about how to get started? Have you ever had an idea for a game, but assumed it would be too difficult and complex to create? If so, then this event is for you!

The goal of this free class is to provide an introduction to game making for anyone who is interested in trying it out. TVGS founder and game development veteran Jamey Stevenson will present an overview of what goes into making a game, including a look at various free and accessible resources that you can use to help bring your ideas to life.

This lesson is appropriate for participants of all ages and backgrounds. There is no prior experience required, and no need to feel daunted! Game development is incredibly fun and rewarding, and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in a short span of time using the simple, intuitive tools covered in this class.

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

Lesson Night: Beginner Game Creation

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016, 6:30 PM

Tech Valley Game Space
30 Third Street Troy, NY

0 Space Cadets Went

Image by Kenney StudioAre you interested in making your own games, but unsure about how to get started? Have you ever had an idea for a game, but assumed it would be too difficult and complex to create? If so, then this event is for you!The goal of this free class is to provide an introduction to game making for anyone who is interested in tryin…

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