What we're about

Boston GameDev convenes many of the game-creator meetups in the greater Boston area. This includes:

- Boston Indies

- Boston Post Mortem

- Women in Games

- Game Audio Boston

- Making Games Making Friends

- Game Makers Guild

- MassDiGI

- BostonFIG Volunteers

- Boston Unity Group

- (more groups joining and welcome to join!)

Our goal is to create a unified source for meetup information and logistics so that the game-maker community can reliably understand the goings-on in our area.

You can join the community Slack chat at:

http://slack.bostongamedev.com

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Our Communities

Boston Indies

Boston Indies is a community of dedicated independent game developers in Massachusetts and the surrounding area. We define ourselves in connection with our community spirit and our group objectives. We gather in person once a month to talk about the art and craft of making games, and to share our work with each other.

Our goals are to:

• Foster a sense of community among Boston’s independent game creators

• Facilitate the monthly meetup and other related community events

• Encourage makers to create games independent of large budgets and large company ties.

• Provide a safe environment to obtain critical feedback on game development works in progress.

• Serve as a brain trust for important information sharing among local independent developers

We are completely agnostic with respect to technology, development platform, game type, and scope of game development. As long as you show up with an open mind and a helpful attitude and you are committed to making your own games, on your own terms, you are welcome to join us.

Upcoming events (1)

Boston Indies Lightning Talks

Online event

A night of 5-10 minute presentations from a fantastic set of local developers, talking about anything related to making games! Join us on Twitch, kick back, and enjoy an evening of varied talks from experienced local devs and surprising up-and-comers.

If you've never given a talk before, lightning talks are a great way to get some practice at public speaking and build your reputation. If you have given a talk before, lightning talks are a great way to start preparing a longer presentation, or just share your knowledge with the community and help lift other folks up!

Talk List -
Dynamic Dialog System Made For Humans
Aaron Cooper (SemiMyth) @SemiMyth

A Not-Quite-Post Mortem of "Mondrian - Plastic Reality"
Danny Silvers @lantanagames

Things that take longer than you expect
Dillon Shook @dillonshook

Expanding your social audience beyond the #gamedev community
Cassie Hoglund @awesomehylian

How to develop + ship a game on all major consoles by yourself (and why you shouldn't do this)
Chris Chung @Chrixeleon

Making 2 Games at Once
Henry Schneiderbeck @henrysneeed

Steps to Setting up a Save File in Unity
Jake Bayer @JakeBayer3

https://www.twitch.tv/bostonindies

Past events (126)

Side Hustles And Not Getting Bored | BPM

Online event

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