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AlterConf is this Saturday in Chicago!!! - Hello All, Just wanted to remind everyone that AlterConf is this Saturday in Chicago and signal boost for their event. Tickets are $25 but there are free scholarship passes available for those who need financial assistance. JellyVision will als Alisa Jun 5, 2017 1:14 PM
Chicago Video Game Law Summit 2017 this Friday in Chicago!!! - Hey Fellow Game Makers, Just wanted to remind everyone that if you make your own games, your creations need to be protected. Learn about the ins and outs of video games and the law at this year's Law Summit on June 2nd! This is an all d Alisa May 30, 2017 5:31 PM
RE: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Into advanced Unity Development? - Hi Alisa, I'd like to attend this meeting, please add me to the list. Thanks, Armando May 12, 2017 11:42 AM
AlterConf is looking for participants and speakers - AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries. Short notice, but if you are interested in attending or possibly spe Alisa May 11, 2017 11:20 PM
Into advanced Unity Development? - Hi All, For those interested in SOLID Unity Development (more advanced folks),  Dan Sagmiller runs a group called SDC (Software Development Community) and asked me to invite you all to their Alisa May 11, 2017 1:05 PM
Meetup Support - Hey fellow gamers, I wanted to reach out today for a bit of help. Meetup is a great tool that has allowed our group to grow and thrive over the years. I myself came to be part of this group thanks to Meetup. It has definitely been integral to t Jake T. Mar 23, 2017 10:53 AM
Friday Feb 24th Road to the Pros - Esports and Gaming EVENT INVITE - Hello Everyone, Members of our group have been invited to an event located at the Microsoft Store in Woodfield Mall Schaumburg on Friday from 6-8:30pm. If you are interested in Esports, check out the links to the event. https:// Alisa Feb 21, 2017 12:38 PM
IVGDA Chicago Meetup - Reminder - We'll have a meetup this Saturday, 5-9pm at NextDoor. Looking forward to it!  Joan Joan M. Feb 14, 2017 6:21 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - PMac Dec 12, 2016 5:23 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - Thanks Pam. Please stay in touch!  On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 1:57 PM, Joseph < NWburbsVideoGame Terrence Dec 9, 2016 1:35 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - Hi Everyone, This is Jason. I've been attending the Arlington Heights meetup for around two years now and it's been great. I'm moving back to the city in two weeks (still looking for a roommate or two ideally if Jason H. Nov 15, 2016 2:07 AM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - ​Its a bummer to hear this recently. I am glad however, to have been a part of the group over the years. Joseph Oct 20, 2016 8:35 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - that's surprising. Too bad to hear that you are no longer d Pascal S. Oct 17, 2016 7:53 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - Thank you Pam for your service & tremendous dedication. Tanya On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 1:50 PM Alisa Kober < [address removed] Tanya J. Oct 17, 2016 4:10 PM
RE: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Farewell, and Much Success to You! - Alisa Oct 17, 2016 1:49 PM
Farewell, and Much Success to You! - Dear Chicago Area IVGDA Chapter Member, Hope you are doing well. This letter is to inform you that PETAL et al. will no longer be hosting the IVGDA Chicago Chapter. Our plans from the beginning were to host u PMac Oct 17, 2016 1:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Global Game Jam (48 Hrs) and Pre-Game Jam Networking Event @PETAL et al. Chicago - Greetings Member and Happy New Year! I've updated this Meetup with details about the pre-game jam networking event two hours before kick-off, check out the full listing with the following link: PMac Jan 12, 2016 4:07 PM
Meetup details changed: Happy New Year! Say Hello! via Google Hangout - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Developers-Association/even­ts/18942201/ When PMac Dec 26, 2015 6:23 PM
FREE Book a day for the month of May from PACKT Publishing - Greetings IVGDA Member, PACKT Publishing will be giving away 1 PMac May 2, 2015 11:13 PM
Registration for PETAL et al. Global Game Jam Site Now Open! - Greetings Game Jammers et al., Our jam site has been approved. PMac Dec 22, 2014 7:18 AM
You Dirty Rat - The Heist game for 2 to 4 Players by Jacksmack Games - Greetings IVGDA Members, You may not know it, but JackSmack Games, one of our very own has a KickStarter Campaign! Please check it out, and donate what you can. Dave Fulton has been very supportive of budding and experienced game developers wit PMac Nov 18, 2014 7:49 PM
Build your own project - Ash L. Sep 16, 2014 7:21 AM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Open Letter to the Game Development Community - Hey Pam if I can help in any way let me know Sent from my iPhone On Aug 7, 2014, at 2:38 PM, PMac < Eric Aug 8, 2014 12:55 AM
Open Letter to the Game Development Community - Dear Game Developer, I am Pamela “PMac” McMillan, Chairman and CEO of PETAL et al., a not-for-profit organization and Assistant Organizer for the Indie Video Game Developers Association. Recently, many of you have expressed an inte PMac Aug 7, 2014 2:38 PM
C2E2 @PETAL et al. - Hi PMac Apr 23, 2014 4:09 PM
Ludum Dare in Chicago! - Greetings IVGDA Members, Ludum Dare is coming April 25-28! In addition to the solo compo, there is a 72 hour game jam for teams. If you are interested in teaming up with people in the Chi PMac Apr 19, 2014 5:54 PM
Gamemaker studio standard free for a limited time, pro on sale as well - http://www.yoyogames.com/devel­opers/promotions/sale   figured this will come in handy for some of you Greg Feb 23, 2014 7:04 AM
That was a great Indie Game Developers meetup! - That was a REALLY good meetup! Jammed full of useful info and impressive work from everyone. Here are a couple take aways from the meetup: PMac wanted us to let you know about the location her non-profit is running for the Global Game Jam coming u Dave "Jacksmack" F. Jan 12, 2014 6:05 PM
Really cheap copy of Multimedia Fusion 2 (also some games) - If anyone is looking for some decent middleware right now the HumbleBundle Weekly deal is offering a fully licensed version of Click Team's Multimedia Fusion 2 for as low as $1 https://www.humblebundle.com/w­eekly Just picked it up myself but I fig Greg Dec 7, 2013 5:10 AM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Working on your own game? - Cool, Eric Dec 4, 2013 10:03 AM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Working on your own game? - I'm working on a RPG game called Fields of Fresh user 4. Dec 4, 2013 9:57 AM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Working on your own game? - Hello, Can we maybe share some more information about this, i am interested. Eric Dec 3, 2013 1:43 PM
Working on your own game? - Preview not available Michael X. Dec 3, 2013 11:53 AM
Great Connecting with You Guys. Get Started! - Hey Guys, Kevin Aug 6, 2013 11:51 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Indie Game Developer Meetup - Indie Game Developer Meetup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, May 19,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. We wont have a room to meet in for this week. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through t Dave "Jacksmack" F. May 13, 2013 4:47 PM
Interested in Augmented Reality games??? - Hey Everyone, PMac invited our group to a cool even they are hosting on March 15th in Chicago. Here is what he said.... I am the event organizer for the CEGD in Chicago. I'm not sure if Dave received my message. We would l Alisa Jan 31, 2013 11:35 PM
Meetup Cancelled due to Weather: Indie Game Developer Meetup - Indie Game Developer Meetup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, January 27,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled due to the ice storm that is coming. If the weather is to be believed there will be a pretty nasty ice storm around the time we are supposed Dave "Jacksmack" F. Jan 26, 2013 10:32 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] RE: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] - Yea its weird i was adding groups to my linked in profile and i spammed everyone On Jan 6, 2013, at 7:18 PM, Steve Iacopetti < steve. Chris M. Jan 6, 2013 7:29 PM
RE: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] - Hello Chris, I don't know about you... b Steve I. Jan 6, 2013 7:17 PM
(no subject) - http://ownersdirectspa Chris M. Jan 6, 2013 4:05 PM
Re: [NWburbsVideoGameDev] Meetup details changed: Indie Game Developer Meetup - Its not elgin. On Sep 27, 2012, at 9:30 AM, "Dave \"Jacksmack\" Fulton" < [address removed] > wrote: Chris M. Sep 27, 2012 10:00 AM
Meetup details changed: Indie Game Developer Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Developers-Association/even­ts/pszwryqnbkb/ Dave "Jacksmack" F. Sep 27, 2012 9:30 AM
Indie game Meetup will meet outside main entrance. - Apparently there is a large group in the library for a WWII event. So we will be meeting outside the main entrance and will decide what to do from there. Call me if you cant find us. Dave. [masked] Dave "Jacksmack" F. Aug 14, 2011 12:40 PM
Meetup details changed: New Year, Old Projects Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Developers-Association/cale­ndar/15783832/ When Dave "Jacksmack" F. Dec 20, 2010 4:33 PM
Dave "Jacksmack" Fulton added a post - Here is a link to the Live Stream that we had. Sadly the audio isn't very good but if you really listen you can make it out. http://www.livestream.com/jack­smack Dave "Jacksmack" F. Dec 6, 2010 7:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Video Game Developers Meetup: Show and Tell, and Collaboration Disscussion - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Developers-Association/cale­ndar/15532829/ When Dave "Jacksmack" F. Nov 28, 2010 11:10 PM
Lets talk about the future of the group. MUST READ! NEED YOUR INPUT! - I have made an important post on the discussion board about the future of the meetup. I would like for all the members to take a little time and read and discuss the idea presented here: Dave "Jacksmack" F. Oct 25, 2010 12:54 AM
Meetup details changed: Video Game Developers Meetup (Design Document Disscussion) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Developers-Association/cale­ndar/15067528/ When Dave "Jacksmack" F. Oct 10, 2010 9:12 PM
Fantastic Contract Opportunity!! - Hope you don't mind me reaching out to the group like this! Do you love developing games with Flash??? I have a contract through the end of the year for you! Work for one of the most sought after interactive agencies in Chicago! Be part of the latest a user 1. Sep 29, 2010 4:55 PM
Meetup details changed: Video Game Developers Meetup - I've made changes to this series of repeating Meetups. We are going back to our normal evening time of 6PM. Still meeting at the library, don't worry. Just since summer is over we can meet later since they are open till 9pm. For Dave "Jacksmack" F. Sep 12, 2010 11:47 PM
JULY 4TH Meetup Cancelled: Video Game Developers Meetup - Video Game Developers Meetup, scheduled to occur on Sunday, July 4,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Dave "Jacksmack" F. May 29, 2010 7:14 PM
New Meetup: Flash AS3 Development Workshop - Announcing a new Flash Game Development Workshop! When: Sunday, April 11,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Library 130 S Roselle Rd Schaumburg, IL 60193 (847)[masked] This is a group f Dave "Jacksmack" F. Mar 30, 2010 6:23 PM
New Meetup: Space Battle Game and General Disscussion - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Developers Association! What: Space Battle Game and General Disscussion When: Sunday, March 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Library 130 S Roselle Dave "Jacksmack" F. Mar 16, 2010 10:32 PM
Space Battle Collaboration Guidelines - Hello everyone! So as you may have read we are doing a project as a group. It will be a Galaga style top down shooter with space elements. There have been a few concerns raised about how to keep consistency of design across the enti Dave "Jacksmack" F. Mar 1, 2010 11:10 PM
New Meetup: Space Battle Game Collaboration Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Developers Association! What: Space Battle Game Collaboration Meetup When: Sunday, March 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Library 130 S Roselle Rd Dave "Jacksmack" F. Feb 28, 2010 9:37 PM
New Meetup: Late February Meetup (Flash Games and Workshop Disscussion) - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: Late February Meetup (Flash Games and Workshop Disscussion) When: Sunday, February 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Libr Dave "Jacksmack" F. Feb 21, 2010 11:25 PM
Meetup details changed: 6 Months of Meetups Party (General Game Development Dissussion) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Indie-Ga­me-Development-Association/cal­endar/12488830/ When: S Dave "Jacksmack" F. Feb 14, 2010 2:43 PM
New Meetup: 6 Months of Meetups Party (General Game Development Dissussion) - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: 6 Months of Meetups Party (General Game Development Dissussion) When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen y Dave "Jacksmack" F. Feb 1, 2010 5:05 PM
New Meetup: Late January Meetup (Art and Design) and Prototyping - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: Late January Meetup (Art and Design) and Prototyping When: January 31,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Library 130 S Ro Dave "Jacksmack" F. Jan 7, 2010 3:50 PM
New Meetup: Chicago NW Suburbs Video Game Development Association December Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: Chicago NW Suburbs Video Game Development Association December Meetup When: December 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township District Lib Dave "Jacksmack" F. Nov 22, 2009 10:41 PM
Indie Video Game Developers... Our next Meetup: Smart ways to approach collaborations - Howdy everyone! I just wanted to remind everyone that our meetup is happening on Sunday November 22nd at 6pm at the Schaumburg Public Library. This is a good meeting space for small groups like what we usually have, and has good free Wireless Dave "Jacksmack" F. Nov 18, 2009 10:49 PM
New Meetup: Indie Video Game Dev Meetup November (Smart ways to approach collaborations) - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: Indie Video Game Dev Meetup November (Smart ways to approach collaborations) When: November 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: Schaumburg Township Distr Dave "Jacksmack" F. Nov 9, 2009 4:25 PM
New Meetup: Indie Video Game Dev Meetup October (Copyright Crash Course and Prototyping) - Announcing a new Meetup for Indie Video Game Development Association! What: Indie Video Game Dev Meetup October (Copyright Crash Course and Prototyping) When: October 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks, Streets of Wood Dave "Jacksmack" F. Sep 28, 2009 2:01 AM
Video Game Development Meetup Topics - Hello everyone, I am wondering what topics we would like to discuss at the meetup? Does anyone have any suggestions as to what they would like to cover or like to hear about? If you have any skill sets or insites that you woul Dave "Jacksmack" F. Sep 17, 2009 1:16 PM

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