The mission of the CEGD is to foster the gaming community in the Chicagoland area by working with professional and aspiring game developers that are actively engaged in furthering the boundaries of play.

Come meet with local professional and aspiring video game developers who are interested in experimenting with new ways to develop video games and new styles of game play and game technologies.

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Recent Meetups

  • January 23 · 6:00 PM


    5 Video Game Developers James Quake and Joshua Engle will be there for the Blue 1647 global Game jam, let's all jam together. No fee, but $5... Learn more
  • November 1, 2014 · 4:30 PM

    Project Fly Alpha Launch Event

    14 Video Game Developers | 3.50 | 4 Photos

    We are going to launch our public Alpha of Project Fly, this is James Quake's QuakeStudios, first title to be released, this event will also be live streamed, URL... Learn more
  • September 8, 2014 · 10:00 PM

    Microsoft XBox One Destiny Launch Event

    5 Video Game Developers

    Come celebrate the launch of Destiny at our midnight launch event! Enjoy early gameplay, food, exclusive swag and epic giveaways. The first 100 people to pick up their... Learn more
  • September 6, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    Chicago Bit Bash

    11 Video Game Developers | 5.00 | 7 Photos

    Bit Bash is Chicago’s first interactive arts festival showcasing an international collection of lesser-known but undeniably culturally significant video games. Local... Learn more
  • August 20, 2014 · 5:00 PM

    Game Play and Preview Event

    7 Video Game Developers | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Join Social Games Chicago (SGC) for a game play and pre-release event for the new game, Loaded! One Hundred Truths! Gamers and Developers will get a chance to set the... Learn more
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