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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Events

Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 4:00 PM

    Global Game Jam

    13 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    If you want to go to the Denver University location, you must sign up HERE: http://globalgamejam.org/2015/jam-sites/university-denver (and it often fills up very fast)... Learn more
  • January 20 · 7:00 PM

    Monthly Northside Casual

    14 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    First, if you are planning to do Global Gam Jam at Denver University, sign up NOW, the space will fill fast: http://globalgamejam.org/2015/jam-sites/university-denver... Learn more
  • January 14 · 6:00 PM

    One game a month

    29 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    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
  • December 10, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Meet & Greet Virtual Reality Demo Night

    17 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    Come down December 10th and let's get to know each other over drinks (adult beverages for those of age) and snacks. With the help of UPLOAD we are forming Denver's first... Learn more
  • December 5, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Monthly Northside Casual

    24 Indie Game Geeks | 5.00

    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
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What's new

  • Megan Fox founded Colorado independent Game Developers Association (CiGDA)

    on October 12

 
Founded Oct 12, 2011

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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