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Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, and Game Dev

We've got a special presentation for this month's event. Here are the details.

Crowdfunding has taken the Gave Dev community by storm! Or, is it the other way around?

Crowdfunding Columbus meetup group members will present the basics of Crowdfunding with a special focus on Hear stories of success and lessons learned from experienced crowdfunders. Bring your questions and ideas for your own projects. Or, bring your crowdfunding experience to share with the group.

Kickstarter reported over $83 million dollars raised in the Games category last year. There were plenty of larger projects, but it's possible to use Kickstarter to fund smaller game projects, too.

Reminder, if you haven't been to a meeting in a while, we've changed locations. Here's the details.

TechDEC and Metro Data Center share the whole third floor. The sign by the road says TWO Metro Place. The website is There is a good chance we'll be on the first floor, in one of the meeting rooms this time around, as opposed to the third floor like the last few meetups.

As usual, our meetings will start at 1pm (feel free to show up a bit early), and last until everyone goes home (usually around 4pm or 5pm). After the presentation, we'll go back to the socializing and talking about games and game development as always.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Very informative and great participation

    February 10, 2013

  • Wesley A.

    Group discussions were bountiful. Gather great information on Kickstarter and otehr crowdfunding.

    February 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    something came up:( next time!

    February 9, 2013

  • CJ K.

    Due to complications at work, I will not be able to make it to today's meetup. I hope to try again in march and get a chance to meet everyone.

    February 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to discussion re: crowdfunding as funding platform vs. crowdfunding as marketing/advertising mechanism

    February 9, 2013

  • Charles

    I attend Devry and am working on a BA in CIS with web game programming. I look forward to meeting new people and share experiences and interest.

    February 8, 2013

  • Jason C.

    I suddenly found myself in Los Angeles, working on League of Legends. So, I will miss this meetup.

    3 · January 16, 2013

    • Curtis R.

      That's awesome Jason! Say, I'm aiming to do an internship at Riot this summer. Think you could put in a good word for me? :P

      February 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hope to...

    February 6, 2013

  • Lance S.

    not sure if anyone else is coming with me at this moment but i will let you know as soon as i know.

    January 18, 2013

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