When: Friday, 22 March. 5pm to 8pm Where: Beer De Luxe, Federation Square
IGDA Melbourne are organising an event purely for playesting which will hopefully free up the regular IGDA Melbourne meetups at the Thousand Pound Bend for networking and discussions. This is the first of what may be a regular event depending on the response it gets, and it starts this Friday at Beer De Luxe in Federation Square from 5pm till 8pm.
Come and play the games made at Melbourne's Global Game Jam! The 2013 Global Game Jam event wrapped up last weekend and in Melbourne, a massive number (130) of games developers took part to produce a whopping 37 games within the 48 hour deadline. In a few weeks, you'll get a chance to play some of those games and attend the awards and celebrations being organised for the next IGDA Melbourne meetup!
When: Tuesday 8 January from 6.30pm Where: Thousand Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne
The first IGDA Melbourne meet up for 2013 has been organised for next Tuesday, week! The tireless IGDAM folk have organised a special launch for Time Surfer by Melbourne indie game dev, Kumobius, which you can expect to see on the App Store on Thursday the 10th, January.
When: Wednesday 12 December 6.30pm – 10.30pm, talk commences at 7.00pm Where: The Royal Melbourne Hotel, 629 Bourke St, Melbourne – located in The Cells.
UK-based user experience designer & accessibility specialist, Ian Hamilton, is making the trip to Australia and will be appearing at an IGDA Melbourne event in December on the topic of accessibility in games. His specialties are:
When: Tuesday 23 October from 7pm Where: Thousand Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne What: Automating GCAP
The IGDA Melbourne meet up for October this month won't be your typical IGDAM Tuesday event as the organisers are expecting a mix of interstate and overseas developers with local regulars attending as this event happens straight after the GCAP 2012: Inspire conference wraps up.
The PAX nomads are back and Tom Killen (The Voxel Agents), Ben Kosmina (Green Stripe Snake), Tom Greenaway (Kumobius) and Ben Britten (Tin Man Games) will share there PAX adventures on a Q&A panel session.