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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

  • 5 days ago · 6:30 PM

    Monthly Southside Casual

    3 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
  • January 20 · 7:00 PM

    Monthly Northside Casual

    13 Indie Game Geeks

    Every month, 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 recent game... Learn more
  • January 20 · 6:30 PM

    Monthly Southside Casual

    3 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
  • January 18 · 9:00 AM

    Volunteer or Attend: VR Jam for Kids

    10 Indie Game Geeks

    This MLK holiday, kids come to CU Boulder and learn how to build a videogame in VR No experience required! EVENT DETAILS What: Kids and Teens “I Have a Dream” Virtual... Learn more
  • January 13 · 6:00 PM

    One game a month

    7 Indie Game Geeks

    Get together for inspiration and learn from each other for One Game a Month (http://www.onegameamonth.com/). Use this time to jam on your game, see what others are doing... 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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