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Meet and socialize with local professional and aspiring video game developers to talk about game development, design, and the game industry. Programmers, artists, designers, and anyone else interested in game development are invited to join. Let's show the world that Ohio is the next hot spot for the video game industry! Check out Ohio Game Dev for a list of companies and games made in Ohio. And check out the OSU Game Creation Club if you're an OSU student. If you're looking for other game developer groups in Ohio, check out the Southwest Ohio Video Game Initiative or The Cleveland Game Developers.

Anyone is welcome to show up at a meeting, from hobbyists who want to learn more about the best way to distribute their games, to professionals who want to talk about the newest tech. Our meetings often last 3-4 hours, and discussion topics can range from technical details of shaders to the latest and greatest games to how the market is in mobile space. The focus of this group is mostly social.

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Welcome, Central Ohio Video Game Developers!

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  • October 13 · 6:00 PM

    Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

    26 Game Developers | 5.00

    Come join us at Multivarious Games office for our monthly COGG Prototype and Play! It'll be packed with lots of camaraderie playing your's and other's games at the Idea... Learn more

  • October 7 · 7:00 PM

    Level One Field Trip

    32 Game Developers

    We all worked really hard for GDEX!  And it payed off as this year was one of the best expos yet.  So let's celebrate by getting together for some fun at Level One Bar+... Learn more

  • September 29 · 10:00 AM

    GDEX 2017

    53 Game Developers | 5.00

    This year's 2017 GDEX gaming expo has grown so much that we had to move it to the Convention Center! Many of you are already going and we can't thank you enough for your... Learn more

  • September 19 · 7:00 PM

    MaxGaming Open House!

    34 Game Developers | 3 Photos

    For the first time ever, Max Gaming is opening its doors to invite people to come check out our studio in Westerville! We will give short talks on how we've survived as... Learn more

  • September 8 · 6:00 PM

    Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

    15 Game Developers | 4.50 | 1 Photo

    Come join us at Multivarious Games office for our monthly COGG Prototype and Play! It'll be packed with lots of camaraderie playing your's and other's games at the Idea... Learn more

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Founded Mar 30, 2009

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  • Multivarious Games

    Support venue space, food, supplies and other game-dev opportunities.

  • Unity 3D

    They help fund our bi-yearly Meetup organizer fees.

  • The Fat Girl Bakery

    Occasionally provide cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and cookies for events.

  • Deeko

    Geeky apparel offering prizes for our game jam event, Global Game Jam.

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