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Update on upcoming events and other stuff

From: Joseph B.
Sent on: Monday, August 6, 2012 3:09 PM

Howdy everyone! Just thought id let everyone know of the awesome upcoming events for the month of August, September and some other things that are going on.



Weekend long game Jam September 15-16

Ticket is 15 dollars, for an entire weekend of game making fun with your fellow game developers. We will be supplying food, drinks and all that good stuff! Doors will be open all night so you can keep on jammin ;-) All you need to do is come and make something awesome!! Click here to sign up!

August Game Jam

This is our monthly game jam, completely free all you need to do is show up! Click here to sign up!



The video presentations of the games made at the last jam have been posted! We had some issues with the camera so there are some icky colors showing up on the presentation screens... But you can still make out the games! CLICK HERE FOR PRESENTATIONS! CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!




Programming with Action Script 3.0 the basics

Learn the basics of programming in action script 3 the language used to create Flash games.

Learning the more interactive parts of Action Script 3.0

Learn how to use the more interactive parts of Action Script 3.0 to create some Flash games.

Programming with Action Script 3.0 OOP Style

Learn how to use Action Script 3.0 in a more object oriented way so you can create really complex games and applications in Flash.



Also some other really fantastic news related to education is that we are now setup as a community based school at, click here to check it out! What does this mean? It means we can get more exposure for our awesome community, meaning allowing us to have more opportunities to really expand the idea of community based education. We have lots of awesome classes related to Unity, game design and more flash stuff coming in September so stay tuned! If you want to start giving back to the community and become a "teacher" contact me so we can get you setup :-D CLICK HERE TO SEE SCHOOL!



So we are trying to make the meetup something bigger then just another meetup... We are trying to turn it into something that really allows for our community to grow and be exposed to more exciting opportunities and events. So to do this the first step is to make us seem a bit more official... So id like to introduce the Sac Game Hub! We have been hard at work on making a website that will soon act as the "hub" for all things game development here in Sacramento. Don't worry the Meetup is not going away, we just want to have a more official face so when we try to out reach to sponsors and other big players we can point them in the right direction.

Also we will be used as an awesome jumping off point for all the events we plan on doing, and it will be way more organized then the meetup page. The site is still a work in progress, and we are looking for any feedback on the name or what should be on the site! CLICK HERE!



Things are still moving along with this, but we still need 5 more IGDA members for it to really all work. Please if you are interested in getting a chapter going become an IGDA member, contact me or Jacqulyn MacHardy to see how you can help! Go to for more information!


Well that's all folks! Lots of cool stuff on the way, make sure to tell your fellow developers about all the cool stuff happening here in Sacramento and to check out the game jams!









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