What we're about

We are a collection of Game Developers from industry, students, enthusiasts, and hobbyists who meet to discuss all facets of Game Development. We meet monthly and for now its pretty low-key.

Check us out on:
Web: https://chch.gamedev.co.nz
Facebook: https://fb.me/CHCHGameDev
Twitter: @CHCHGameDev (https://twitter.com/CHCHGameDev)
Discord: https://discord.gg/68YqqFZ

Help us grow on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CHCHGameDev

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June Game Dev Meetup CHCH - GJA Awards & Fireside chat with Carl Leducq

Welcome to the June 2022 Game Developers Meetup!

Meetup Location:
John Britten Building - University of Canterbury Campus

The meetup will also be streamed online:
https://youtu.be/AU_7uyHYXQk

6:15 PM - KICK OFF
6:30 PM - GUEST SPEAKER
7:15 PM - GJA AWARDS + PLAYTEST

Don't forget to check us out at:
Website: https://chch.gamedev.co.nz
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CHCHGameDev
Facebook: https://fb.me/CHCHGameDev
Discord: https://discord.gg/68YqqFZ

And help support our meetup on Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/CHCHGameDev

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6:15 PM - KICK OFF
Welcome to the Christchurch Game Developers Meetup, with news from around New Zealand.

6:30 PM - GUEST SPEAKER
This evening's talk will be a fireside chat featuring Carl Leducq. This will be an informal-yet-structured interview with a CGDA moderator, and will provide a unique opportunity for you to pick our speaker’s brain with your burning questions about game dev, content creation, production and more! This interview-style talk will include plenty of space for audience-led Q&A throughout.

About our Speaker: Carl is a Game Developer and Content Creator, and is the Vice-Chair of the New Zealand Game Developers Association. He currently works as a Games Producer at Altered State Machine. Carl has a wealth of industry experience, having worked as a Production Coordinator for Rocketwerkz, and in QA / Production for projects at Weta Gameshop & Gameloft New Zealand. Carl is also the Creator and Host of Zero to Play, a Game-Development Podcast that interviews guests throughout the industry, tackling challenging topics relating to the future of the sector.

7:15pm - GAME JAM AOTEAROA AWARDS
We will be presenting the awards for the winners of Game Jam Aotearoa 2022 - don't forget to vote online beforehand for the People's Choice award! All awards and prizes provided courtesy of the GJA supporters: GameDev New Zealand, Synty Studios, Cloudfire Studios, Black Salt Games, Canterbury University Digital Screen Campus, Techweek NZ, CODE, NZGDA, CGDA, GDoW, Invercargil Game Developers, Auckland Indies, AKL Game Developers and Dunedin Game Developers.

Directly after these announcements there will be an opportunity to play the winning games, enjoy some pizza and network!

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MASSIVE thanks to our Patreon supporters for making our meetups possible!

Our Corporate Supporters:
Yoobee
Check out their Diploma in Game Art and Development: https://www.yoobee.ac.nz/courses/game-art-development/diploma-in-game-art-development

HIT Lab NZ
Multidisciplinary, Human-Centred Research environment that collaborates with industry.
https://www.hitlabnz.org/

CerebralFix
Christchurch-based game development studio specialising in work for hire from some amazing companies.
https://cerebralfix.com/

Screen Canterbury NZ
Canterbury based film office helping creatives get their projects delivered to the screens of their choice, providing fantastic resource-sharing & advocacy for our screen production industry.
https://www.christchurchnz.com/screen-canterburynz

And our Patreon Supporters:
Matt Barton
Leith Caldwell
Samantha Cook
Jeremy Craig
Hannah Mackintosh
Dean Newberry
Robert Oram
Nik Scarr
Aaron Simon
Carl de Visser

You are amazing!

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