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Make games

Share knowledge

Support one another

CiGDA (often pronounced 'sig-dah') is a free, open and supportive, grass roots group for game developers (artists, designers, coders, etc.) We meet with the purpose of learning and sharing information about independent game development (self-publishing, DIY, bootstrapping, resources, methods, etc.)

Most importantly this group is an accessible support structure to gather artists, designers, programmers, musicians and writers to make self-expressive interactive content for fun and profit.

This group is truly independent. Our topics and events center around content sharing solutions to the challenges faced by independent developers.

We never charge money to attend our meetups nor to play-test games. It is our honor to have you! The Meetup dues are entirely optional, to help us cover the cost of Meetup fees.

NOTE: We have no ties with the much larger IGDA (International Game Developers Association) but many of us are members and also attend IGDA events and conferences.

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 2:00 PM

    Student Demo Day

    5 Indie Game Geeks

    Want to support students that are getting into game development? The DaVinci Coders is having a demo day and is looking for developers in the community to stop by and... Learn more

  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Monthly Northside Casual

    18 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    Every month (or so!), a bunch of us get together and swap industry stories, tips and tricks, etc. Everything from one of us grumbling on the market performance of our... Learn more

  • 6 days ago · 6:30 PM

    Monthly Southside Casual

    5 Indie Game Geeks

    Twice a month, every other Wednesday, get out and take a break to meet with like-minded game developers of all trades. The Northside Casual is such a hit, so we made a... Learn more

  • June 8 · 6:00 PM

    One game a month

    17 Indie Game Geeks

    Get together for inspiration and learn from each other for One Game a Month ( We show off our projects and get feedback about mechanics,... Learn more

  • May 21 · 11:00 AM

    2016 Chillfest Colorado Video Games BBQ

    24 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    RSVP for our annual 2016 Denver Chillfest Colorado Video Games BBQ which is scheduled for Saturday, May 21,[masked] AM here:­Don't miss it this... Learn more

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Our Sponsors

  • The Armory

    The Armory is donating meeting space for the CiGDA North meetings.

  • Glass Bottom Games

    Glass Bottom Games sponsors the CiGDA meetup group.

  • Cerulean Games

    Cerulean Games sponsors the Northern chapter.

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