September Game Developers Meetup

In addition to the September Meetup (agenda below), don't forget this weekend's KiwiJam game jam at AUT University. Prize and a weekend of creativity await. Details at http://www.nzgda.com/news/kiwi-jam/

Here's the agenda for the Meetup:

6.00 Arrive and mingle

6.15 Path of Exile Level Design

This talk will give an overview of the random level generator system in action RPG Path of Exile.  It will focus on the varied generator and design features used to create the jungles and dungeons of Wraeclast. This should be useful to anyone using a tile-based system for their game environments or level design in general.

6.35 KiwiJam Showcase

We'll showcase some of the projects worked on at this weekend's KiwiJam (http://www.nzgda.com/news/kiwi-jam/)

7.15 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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  • Evan B.

    For those that do not develop with Unity or even if you do Microsoft are running too comps: the unity one at http://aka.ms/unitycomp
    and the Generic Gaming comp which can use any engine eg. monogame, construct 2, handmade native C++ and direct X or C# enter here at http://aka.ms/gamingcomp

    1 · September 5, 2013

  • Ben Tuhoe K.

    Spent about 2 hours talking about Borges and human perception. Cheers Erik. Candy for the soul.

    1 · September 5, 2013

  • matt b.

    Nice meetup, and was lovely talking to Alex and also the Path of exile devs- would recommend.

    September 5, 2013

  • mata

    Tonight was interesting in that it was delving deep into an area of an extensive game and the mechanics of the build were impressive. Real nuts and bolts stuff that gives someone like me great appreciation of the work involved. Some good projects at the end there too from the Jam. Nice :)

    1 · September 4, 2013

  • Peter H.

    We will be here again and do a bit more of an open Q&A about the event but also talk about the Homegrown area and the DIGITAL ARTZ bits! :)

    September 4, 2013

  • Oscar A.

    Hey guys, i'm not actually a game developer but I am interested in augmented reality and was wondering if I could get your help :) I am doing a project for school and wanted to consult with the experts! Cheers.

    August 28, 2013

    • Ben Tuhoe K.

      I know Melanie Langlotz from AugView will be there. She might be able to comment or point you in the right direction.

      August 28, 2013

  • matt b.

    If anyone's heading up from Hamilton, give me a bell -

    August 26, 2013

    • Dave L.

      Jacob and I are coming up from Hailton too, can't offer you a ride though sorry. Find us at the meetup, Stephen should be able to introduce you.

      August 27, 2013

    • matt b.

      Thanks Guys, Alexander, I'll flick you an email through-

      August 27, 2013

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