What we're about

Make games. Make friends!

The Ann Arbor branch of the International Game Developers Association brings Michigan's game-dev community together for monthly lectures, exhibitions, tutorials, free food, and industry talks at SPARK East in Ypsilanti.

Resources

Sign Up For Community Show-And-Tell! (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/1OlQOcKn0d0DOn9tjpHboIy0osxNmuJQm0m-8sXzIjiI/edit?usp=sharing)

Request a Carpool Ride to the Events! (https://goo.gl/forms/W7yLj3uaveJwsjnL2)

Join our Discord Server! (https://discord.gg/YjErRvh)

Like our Facebook! (https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/)

Follow us on Twitch! (https://www.twitch.tv/igda_annarbor)

We look forward to meeting you!

- The IGDA Ann Arbor Officers

Upcoming events (5)

UM + EMU Student Games Showcase (494showcase.com)

Online event

Experience 20+ new student-made video games at the EECS 494 + EMU Virtual Games Showcase! Interact with the student developers, learn more about Michigan and EMU's game development programs, and vote for your favorite games! Visit https://494showcase.com Tuesday evening (7pm EST) to participate! Learn more about the UMich and EMU gamedev programs at www.eecs494.com and https://www.emich.edu/cot/vbe/programs/sag/curriculum.php.

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

Online event

==Guest Lecturer== 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 relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==IGDA Resources== https://igda.org/resources/harassment/ == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Stardock, Michigan's largest game studio, is seeking recruits for many open roles, from Junior game dev and game designer to 3D artist, animator, and more! Learn more and apply here! https://www.stardock.com/careers

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

Online event

==Guest Lecturer== 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 relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==IGDA Resources== https://igda.org/resources/harassment/ == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Stardock, Michigan's largest game studio, is seeking recruits for many open roles, from Junior game dev and game designer to 3D artist, animator, and more! Learn more and apply here! https://www.stardock.com/careers

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

Online event

==Guest Lecturer== 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 relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==IGDA Resources== https://igda.org/resources/harassment/ == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Stardock, Michigan's largest game studio, is seeking recruits for many open roles, from Junior game dev and game designer to 3D artist, animator, and more! Learn more and apply here! https://www.stardock.com/careers

Past events (65)

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

Online event

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