What we're about

We work to promote the game development industry of Victoria, BC, Canada, to grow the careers and opportunities of game developers, and to attract and retain talent for local game development studios

Upcoming events (5+)

GameDev Hack Night

The Bent Mast

Have a little bit of extra work to get done, but still need to get out of the house? Learning game development and looking for advice from seasoned vets? What about food and beer, do you like those? Then join IGDA's bi-weekly Hack Night at the Bent Mast in James Bay, it's the perfect casual environment to code and hang out with the local game dev community. Schedule: 7:00pm: Doors open (Private Room Upstairs) Late: Doors Close NOTE: WiFi only, if your project is networking intensive download assets in advance.

Global Game Jam 2019

Fort Tectoria

Global Game Jam is the world's largest game jam event. Come join local designers, developers, programmers, artists and musicians of all skill levels to make a game from scratch in only 48 hours! Space Is Limited! Don't forget to sign up at Global Game Jam too so everyone can see how many jammers we have in Victoria! How Much: $20 gets you Full Weekend Access, Food & Drink, & Commemorative T-Shirt Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/victoria-global-game-jam-2019-tickets-53368537733 If you'd like to volunteer, the sign up form is below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdSs7CJHPQoWNLZ8lvR6GpXSACjttf7XSljL750IwBQjQA1Hw/viewform

The Main Event

Fort Tectoria

This month's featured presentation is TBA Schedule: 6:30pm: Doors open (room is locked earlier) 7:00pm: Opening announcements by group organizers 7:15pm: Featured presentation 8:00pm: Open stage for show-and-tell, networking and socializing 9:30pm: Venue closes

GameDev Hack Night

The Bent Mast

Have a little bit of extra work to get done, but still need to get out of the house? Learning game development and looking for advice from seasoned vets? What about food and beer, do you like those? Then join IGDA's bi-weekly Hack Night at the Bent Mast in James Bay, it's the perfect casual environment to code and hang out with the local game dev community. Schedule: 7:00pm: Doors open (Private Room Upstairs) Late: Doors Close NOTE: WiFi only, if your project is networking intensive download assets in advance.

Past events (321)

A Casual Gathering

The Moon Under Water Brewpub

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