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Game Dev Happy Hour
Hang out and have a few drinks with your fellow developers and game development minded people! All are welcome! This is a super casual get-together, no topics, no presentations, no stress. Come on down and chill out!

Starlight Lounge

830 Olive Street · Eugene, OR

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What we're about

Bitforest is the home of Eugene Area Game Developers. Whether you are a student, indie, or professional, you have an open invitation to our welcoming community. We are people who motivated by -- and passionate about -- creating digital games.

Developers in the region were meeting on an ad hoc basis for several years, but in 2014 we kicked it up a notch and opened the doors to anyone interested in making games. You can (and should!) join us on our Facebook group ( and sign up at our official website ( (though it is a work in progress).

Each month, we have a First Wednesday Game Dev Dinner at Rogue, which is a social event where devs can talk shop, and one or two Art // Code nights, where folks can work on their projects in the company of others, or learn something new from a presenter.

We always host a Ludum Dare ( event, which is three times a year, and a Global Game Jam ( event, which happens in January.

Finally, we're the people who put together Epic Oregon Game Jam ( in the spring, and Indie Game Con ( in the fall.

Please contact any of the organizers if you have questions. Thanks!

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