The game industry is changing rapidly. Many games are now built by small teams and indie studios. These upstarts are targeting new platforms like mobile, Steam, HTML5, wearables, VR, microconsoles, etc. The goal of this group is to highlight this new world of game dev.
Our events focus on the nuts and bolts of building games in a small team or for a new platform. We feature talks by professional and hobbyist developers on topics like engineering, game design, art, project mgmt, marketing, audio, fundraising, and more.
Past presenters include Adam Saltsman (creator of Canabalt), Trent Polack (Creative Director of Team Chaos), Dan Magaha (from GameSalad), Randy Smith and David Kalina (of Tiger Style Games), Jonathan Leistiko (board game designer), Patrick Curry (from Unity Austin), John Watson (Technical Director for The Banner Saga), and Matt Piersall (founder of game audio shop GL33k).
We welcome any current or aspiring contributors to the Austin mobile/indie/web game community, including coders, designers, artists, producers, entrepreneurs, and investors. Join us and help push the Austin game dev scene forward!