What we're about

The St. Louis Game Development meet-up is dedicated to bringing game developers, both professional and amateur, together to socialize, collaborate, and compete. Each month we host a get together for veterans and newcomers of the development world. This includes individuals with skills or aspirations in game design, programming, animation, 3D modeling, or any other craft related to producing a video game.

At its core, game development depends on the relationships between all those involved to bring a project to fruition. We'd like to provide a supportive atmosphere for people to get together and share their experiences, and maybe make a few friends along the way. Who knows, you may just find someone who can help you with your next idea!

Upcoming events (2)

Practical Software Design Patterns In Unity 3D

Riot Games, 10th Floor

Design patterns are reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems in software development. Knowing how and when to apply them in a more rigid platform such as Unity can be difficult though. Join us as Nicholaos Mouzourakis discusses some of the patterns he used in the development of Kansas City Shuffle, a 3D Card Game available now on Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nevumx.KansasCityShuffle Some of the patterns discussed will include the state, command, factory method, and flyweight patterns, and topics may dip into other programming concepts such as inheritance and callbacks. This talk is for anyone interested in taking their game programming skills to the next level, and while the concepts are being taught using Unity they should apply to many popular game engines. BONUS - Cregg Hancock will take a few minutes at the end to show off progress on his latest game, Mana Champion. It's a multiplayer fps-dungeon crawler hybrid that plays like an arena shooter being built in Godot. ---------------------------------------------- PARKING INFORMATION Riot's parking vendor installed a 24/7 gate in the parking garage, and while they will be able to validate visitor parking we also recommend the following options: - The Sheraton lot across the street (lifts their gates at 7:00 p.m. and is free after that time) - Meter parking (free after 5:00 p.m) ---------------------------------------------- CODE OF CONDUCT The St. Louis Game Developer Co-op is dedicated to a harassment-free event experience for everyone. Please review our code of conduct before attending (http://stlgamedev.com/events/code-of-conduct/). ---------------------------------------------- ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC unless otherwise specified. WE STREAM OUR MEETUPS ON TWITCH! twitch.tv/stlgamedev special thanks to our streaming wizard, Randy Phillips!

June Feedback / Work Night

Schnucks Des Peres

FEEDBACK NIGHT! Bring your game to show off, talk about what you've been struggling with on it, play other people's games and give them feedback on how to improve them. You can come to work on your game also, but giving/getting feedback is important-- don't be afraid to ask for input! ---------------------------------------------- COME JOIN US We will be upstairs in the mezzanine area! The stairs are located in the front of the store between the two store entrances near the floral department. THIS IS A CASUAL EVENT You can come and go as you like to this event and are not required to stay for the whole time, but please plan to play and give feedback on at least a few other games if you can. THIS IS A MONTHLY EVENT! We meet on the last Tuesday of the month. If you are interested in this kind of event, but the time or location doesn't work for you, please give us suggestions on when/where might work for you! ---------------------------------------------- CODE OF CONDUCT The St. Louis Game Developer Co-op is dedicated to a harassment-free event experience for everyone (http://stlgamedev.com/events/code-of-conduct/). All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise specified.

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May Feedback / Work Night

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