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Connecting the Game Dev Community : Meetup at SPARK Central
NOTE: Temporary Location this month - SPARK Central in Downtown Ann Arbor ==Community Show and Tell== Have a project you're working on? Looking for feedback, teammates, or advice? Don't be a stranger! Place your name on the the relevant spreadsheet ( and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==Guest Lecturer== In time for the holidays and spirit of giving, Austin Yarger (UMich Game Dev Lecturer) will be presenting on Loot Boxes, Free-to-Play Ecosystems, and business analysis tools that give you the power to make sense of the industry's modern business trends. Why did Electronic Arts create Origin? Why was Overwatch only $40 at launch? Why is GameStop in freefall? Join us at SPARK Central for the knowledge to answer these kinds of questions. Refreshments will be provided. == Livestream == == Facebook == == Discord == == Twitter == == News == - Lisa Hammarlund is in need of an Unreal Engine developer for a 4-week project. Make contact at [masked]. - IGDA2 Founder Larry Kuperman had a discussion on Indie Game Business and new distribution platforms on Twitch. Check out the talk here - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (, an illustrator (, a graphic designer (, and a social media marketer ( - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! ( - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! ( - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! ( - Virtual Repetitions, a virtual-reality basketball-coaching startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking full-time Unity Engineers [masked]k compensation annually). Learn more about the company here. ( To apply, send your resume to [masked]. - Dreaming Door Games, a local game developer, is seeking Unity engineers for the development of their new game, Golden Treasure.Inquire with [masked]. - Explore Interactive, an AR company based in West Lafayette Indiana, has job openings for Unity Engineers. Learn more at Apply by emailing [masked].

Spark Central

330 E. Liberty St · Ann Arbor, MI

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    What we're about

    This group is for Detroit area people interested in game development. Whether you've made a bunch of games and want to share or if you are interested in getting started this meetup is for you!

    After joining this Meetup, please also sign up for the GamedevMI Discord where there's a #detroit-game-devs channel for discussion:

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