• Game Dev Meetup - Online Edition

    Online event

    Let's gather around and show off what we've done, what we're doing, and what we plan to do! This is a great time to get to know the other developers here in Ohio and play some awesome games. Who knows? You might even find someone who needs your help to make a game! All are welcomed from all ages and backgrounds to this public online event. We'll be streaming via our COGG YouTube Live channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3mTZ54zyBXMpqDvybwXaPA No game development experience required! If you are interested in doing a 15 minute game development related presentation, please fill out our form online here: https://goo.gl/forms/lVdTJZiNJewlPJuj1 Or e-mail us at [masked] with the following: Your Name, Company/Affiliation, Name of Your Game/Topic, Description, Tech Needs, and Your Contact.

  • Let's Play - Online Edition

    Online event

    Hello COGGers! In lieu of our normal Prototype and Play this Friday, Caleb Eno is doing a Let's Play of one of the following at 7pm. Vote and come join us in the fun! We'll host on our YouTube Live channel here: https://youtu.be/8t7mxfFKzmY Vote for one of the following 4 games on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecogg/ Or in the Announcement section of our Discord here: https://discord.gg/NrBhuNQ As always, feel free to reach out to use via our email [masked]

  • Game Dev Meetup

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  • Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

    The Idea Foundry

    Come join us at the Multivarious Games office for our monthly COGG Prototype and Play @ the Sandbox Co-Working space! It'll be packed with lots of camaraderie playing your's and other's games at the Idea Foundry's 2nd floor. Attendees: Don't have a game to show? Not a problem! All are welcomed and invited from all ages and backgrounds. The more we can have to play test our games the better! Developers: Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers? Digital, table-top, non-experienced developers, and the like are welcomed! We'll provide signage for your game to help others learn more about your work. Come to the Prototype and Play workshop to collaborate and meet local game developers for an evening of epic and raw game play fun! Play works in progress, show off your own game, work with others to add polish to a game, or even lend your talents to other fellow developers. Pizza, drinks, and other food will be provided!

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  • Game Dev Meetup

    The Idea Foundry

    Let's gather around and show off what we've done, what we're doing, and what we plan to do! This is a great time to get to know the other developers here in Ohio and play some awesome games. Who knows? You might even find someone who needs your help to make a game! All are welcomed from all ages and backgrounds to this public event. No game development experience required! Snacks and drinks will be provided. If you are interested in doing a 15 minute game development related presentation, please fill out our form online here: https://goo.gl/forms/lVdTJZiNJewlPJuj1 Or e-mail us at [masked] with the following: Your Name, Company/Affiliation, Name of Your Game/Topic, Description, Tech Needs, and Your Contact.

  • Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

    The Idea Foundry

    Come join us at the Multivarious Games office for our monthly COGG Prototype and Play @ the Sandbox Co-Working space! It'll be packed with lots of camaraderie playing your's and other's games at the Idea Foundry's 2nd floor. Attendees: Don't have a game to show? Not a problem! All are welcomed and invited from all ages and backgrounds. The more we can have to play test our games the better! Developers: Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers? Digital, table-top, non-experienced developers, and the like are welcomed! We'll provide signage for your game to help others learn more about your work. Come to the Prototype and Play workshop to collaborate and meet local game developers for an evening of epic and raw game play fun! Play works in progress, show off your own game, work with others to add polish to a game, or even lend your talents to other fellow developers. Pizza, drinks, and other food will be provided!

  • SHOWCASE - Global Game Jam 2020 Sunday 02/02/2020

    The Idea Foundry

    Come join us for our Global Game Jam hackathon SHOWCASE! On Sunday at 3pm we will be submitting our 48 hour games to the Global Game Jam website and then showcasing at the Idea Foundry thereafter. If you would like to see how they turned out, please join us tomorrow at 5pm! All are invited to the Showcase. --- Special Thanks to Our Sponsors --- Multivarious www.multivarious.com Idea Foundry www.deafoundry.com Land Grant www.landgrantbrewing.com Redbull www.redbull.com Donatos: https://www.donatos.com/

  • Global Game Jam 2020

    The Idea Foundry

    Come join us for our annual Global Game Jam hackathon! Whether you're a professional developer, hobbyist designer, a student, or new to the game; this is a great opportunity to meet new people and use your skills to create something special over 48 hours. Come be a part of the growing Game Dev community and make something cool while you meet new people. Hosted at the Sandbox, this is be best interactive design and game developer co-working space near the MULTIVARIOUS office at the Idea Foundry. This event is the best way to experience game development at its most heightened-hardcore state among friends to support and guide you through the whole process. • Weekend Overview - Weekend Hackathon - High Speed Fiber Internet - Guidance from Game Developer veterans - AND MORE! • Get your tickets - Tickets must be bought at www.thecogg.com/ggj - Sandbox members are free! - ... then, register when GGJ starts on January 31st at: https://globalgamejam.org/2020/jam-sites/coggjam-2020 • What we'll do The GGJ brings together talented individuals from within our local can extended communities. It is a unique opportunity for people to push their skills and challenge their way of working under a crunched time-frame. Participants work concurrently with developers around the globe; we rally around a central theme, and then have 48 hours to create a game. It's our hope that we will see some very experimental yet realized prototypes that you can continue to work on after the jam. Many games developed in previous Game Jams have become fully realized games. The GGJ is an open source event in both hardware & software agnostic and all projects are protected under a Creative Commons license. We encourage people to try out new ideas and push themselves, within reason. We also strongly encourage participants to remember to eat and sleep, to stay at their best! • What to bring Computers, Power Supplies, Creativity For more details, please read the Event Details guide here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EP2EBVUM5KyVXyh-FuwVVxVOhB-JS8eruuniwM-3OqM Participating in this event also agrees to our event wavier guidelines. Please review, sign, and bring/fill out on Friday January 31st: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uWx_EggXGWEvHAldvAIRlDusDxqQJ-df --- Special Thanks to Our Sponsors --- Multivarious www.multivarious.com Idea Foundry www.deafoundry.com Land Grant www.landgrantbrewing.com Redbull www.redbull.com