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June Game Developers Meetup

We're back downstairs in the Level 5 lecture theater this month.

Here's the agenda:

6.00 Arrive and mingle

6.15 Presentations: MDS Rapid Game Prototypes

Three teams of Media Design School game development students have been working on Rapid Game Prototypes.  What can they create with only programmers and no artists, and what have they learnt about various middleware tools?

Hocus Pocus: A multiplayer battle using various spells in a shrinking arena, written in Unity.

Off Da Railz. A multiplayer destruction derby with trains, written in Unity.

XCIX. A first person atmospheric horror game, written in Unreal Development Kit.

6.50 NZ GDC Conference Update

NZ GDC will be on Friday 28 June at AUT University. Get the latest update on speakers and parties, or buy your tickets now at

7.00 Noticeboard/Open Mic: Announcements about people looking for collaborators, advice or resources. Please let Stephen know if you'd like to showcase your work, or if you are seeking something so we can help you out.

7.10 Pizza, networking, group discussions then eventually the Bluestone Room pub.

Please bring $10 for pizza and drinks.

If you are lost, call Stephen on[masked] 125.

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  • Stephen M.

    Hi all, I am looking for 2D artists for an iOS game project over the next seven weeks. I am holding a meeting Thursday 13 June, 5pm to give a brief for potential team members. Email me at [masked] if you are interested and I will send you the meeting details.

    June 12, 2013

  • Bradley C.

    Hi Everyone. I'm Kit Chan, I presented the game Off Da Railz with team Vox Populi on Wednesday. I'm leaving a comment to inform everyone that we've created a Crowdfunding campaign for our game here :

    Please take a look! ;)


    1 · June 7, 2013

  • Hannah L.

    Hi everyone, it was nice to meet some of you on Wednesday and great to see some amazing work coming out of the MDS. As my colleague pointed out on Wednesday evening, we do have some positions available at the moment, if you or anyone you know is interested, feel free to get in touch with me and send your CV through. My email is [masked]. Positions are:
    - Senior 2D Artist
    - Senior Social Game Designer
    - Senior Online Game Programmer
    - QA
    - Senior Game Designer
    - Senior Engine Programmer
    - Senior Game Programmer
    - 2D Artist
    - 3D Artist
    - Technical Artist

    See you all at the next Meetup.

    June 7, 2013

  • Jackie N.

    Thank you!! Very very impressive!! I love the projects of the students, they were very creative!!

    June 7, 2013

  • Arran B.

    Hi Alden, I'm no coder but if you are looking for content for teh enviroment or promo video we might be able to help. We supplied all the music, vedo and stills for this COD promo

    1 · June 6, 2013

    • Alden F.

      Hi Arran, sounds interesting. Perhaps you'd like to catch up for a quick coffee sometime soon. [masked]

      June 6, 2013

  • Andy W.

    Great meetup! We're still looking for Experienced Unity Programmers and Native iOS Developers to start right away, feel free to email me at [masked] with your CV.


    June 6, 2013

  • Arran B.

    very insightful

    June 6, 2013

  • Binu P.

    Insightful as always....

    June 5, 2013

  • Alden F.

    Hi, Nice to see you all tonight. Definitely impressed by the diversity of talent and enthusiasm.

    I'm looking for expressions of interest from potential volunteers (individuals or groups) interested in collaborating on a crowd-funding project for new concept in augmented reality gaming for iPad and Android tablet. If you're interested in designing cute 3d monsters, pattern recognition, user interface design, interaction design, a developer or would like to act in, or help create a promotional video, contact me at [masked]

    If I can successfully put together a team, I hope to present the entire concept at the next meet-up.

    June 5, 2013

  • Robin B.

    Work commiments denied

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    May 28, 2013

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