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:

https://discordapp.com/invite/YWSCj5h

Upcoming events (5)

Connecting the Game Dev Community : IGDA Ann Arbor

SPARK East Innovation Center

==Guest Lecture== Apoorva Bansal of Sucker Punch Productions Fresh off his release of Playstation smash hit Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Engineer Apoorva Bansal joins IGDA Ann Arbor to discuss life at an impactful first-party studio, his entry into the industry, and the unique engineering and production processes that brought a poignant artistic vision to a large open world. ==Special Note : Live-Streamed Event!== Please join us at https://www.twitch.tv/igda_annarbor ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == 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 (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! Refreshments will be provided. == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - 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 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - 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. (https://www.vreps.us/) 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 explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community : IGDA Ann Arbor

SPARK East Innovation Center

==Guest Lecture== Apoorva Bansal of Sucker Punch Productions Fresh off his release of Playstation smash hit Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Engineer Apoorva Bansal joins IGDA Ann Arbor to discuss life at an impactful first-party studio, his entry into the industry, and the unique engineering and production processes that brought a poignant artistic vision to a large open world. ==Special Note : Live-Streamed Event!== Please join us at https://www.twitch.tv/igda_annarbor ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == 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 (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! Refreshments will be provided. == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - 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 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - 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. (https://www.vreps.us/) 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 explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community : IGDA Ann Arbor

SPARK East Innovation Center

==Guest Lecture== Apoorva Bansal of Sucker Punch Productions Fresh off his release of Playstation smash hit Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Engineer Apoorva Bansal joins IGDA Ann Arbor to discuss life at an impactful first-party studio, his entry into the industry, and the unique engineering and production processes that brought a poignant artistic vision to a large open world. ==Special Note : Live-Streamed Event!== Please join us at https://www.twitch.tv/igda_annarbor ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == 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 (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! Refreshments will be provided. == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - 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 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - 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. (https://www.vreps.us/) 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 explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community : IGDA Ann Arbor

SPARK East Innovation Center

==Guest Lecture== Apoorva Bansal of Sucker Punch Productions Fresh off his release of Playstation smash hit Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Engineer Apoorva Bansal joins IGDA Ann Arbor to discuss life at an impactful first-party studio, his entry into the industry, and the unique engineering and production processes that brought a poignant artistic vision to a large open world. ==Special Note : Live-Streamed Event!== Please join us at https://www.twitch.tv/igda_annarbor ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == 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 (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! Refreshments will be provided. == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - 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 https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - 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. (https://www.vreps.us/) 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 explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

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Connecting the Game Dev Community : IGDA Ann Arbor

SPARK East Innovation Center

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