Meet and socialize with local professional and aspiring video game developers to talk about game development, design, and the game industry. Programmers, artists, designers, and anyone else interested in game development are invited to join.  Let's show the world that Ohio is the next hot spot for the video game industry! Check out Ohio Game Dev for a list of companies and games made in Ohio. And check out the OSU Game Creation Club if you're an OSU student. If you're looking for other game developer groups in Ohio, check out the Southwest Ohio Video Game Initiative or The Cleveland Game Developers.

 

Anyone is welcome to show up at a meeting, from hobbyists who want to learn more about the best way to distribute their games, to professionals who want to talk about the newest tech.  Our meetings often last 3-4 hours, and discussion topics can range from technical details of shaders to the latest and greatest games to how the market is in mobile space. The focus of this group is mostly social.

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Welcome, Central Ohio Video Game Developers!

Recent Meetups

  • February 20 · 6:00 PM

    Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

    13 Game Developers | 5.00 | 6 Photos

    Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians,... Learn more
  • February 7 · 1:00 PM

    Game Dev Meetup

    30 Game Developers | 29 Photos

    Let's gather round and show off what we've done, what we're doing, and what we plan to do! This is a great time to get to know the other developers here in Ohio and play... Learn more
  • January 23 · 4:30 PM

    Global Game Jam

    15 Game Developers | 5.00 | 25 Photos

    Wesley made a more then sufficient post about it here:http://www.meetup.com/The-Cogg/messages/boards/thread/48577471 But just to see if there is enough interest, maybe a... Learn more
  • January 16 · 6:00 PM

    CivicHacks presents GAME JAM

    14 Game Developers | 5.00

    Game Jam is a partnership between CivicHacks, Lumos Columbus, and packH2O to bring the video game development community together over a weekend to build games to raise... Learn more
  • January 3 · 1:00 PM

    Game Dev Meetup

    22 Game Developers | 4.50

    Let's gather round and show off what we've done, what we're doing, and what we plan to do! This is a great time to get to know the other developers here in Ohio and play... Learn more
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