BGS Spooktacular 2: Electric Spookaloo!

Get your tickets now at BigCartel! Who: 18+ party people with creepy costumes What: The second annual BGS Halloween party When: 10/22/2016 @ 7pm Where: Buffalo Game Space RSVP: Facebook | Meetup Tickets: $15 Presale/$20 Door - available now at BigCartel It's that time again! We're hosting our second annual Spooktacular, and we want you there! Bring your best costume and spookiest friends for a night of games, live music by Danimal Cannon and IDDQD, cash bar and more! Tickets are available now, and each one comes with two free drink tickets! So mark your calendars, pick up your tickets, get those costumes ready and get ready to party at BGS! The BGS Spooktacular 2 is an 18+ only event » read more

Announcing the Fall Game Workshop Series

Applications have closed, but you can still attend the workshops! Read on to learn more. Buffalo Game Space is proud to announce the first Fall Game Workshop Series. BGS is offering up to six students the opportunity to attend this series of workshops covering every aspect of game development free of charge, as well as offering coworking and equipment access. From September 6 to November 29 BGS will be offering workshops covering every element of game creation and development, from the basics of game design to the essentials of programming, creating art and music, storytelling and more. The workshop series will conclude in a game jam where attendees will work in teams to create a game in 48 hours using the lessons learned from the workshops. Following the game jam will be a public showcase of the games made by attendees. "This is a great opportunity for anyone who might » read more

RECAP: The 2016 BGS Showcase

Over the weekend we held our first ever showcase of locally made games. With over 23 games to play and an amazing attendee turnout, it was a huge success for everyone involved. In case you weren't able to make it out, here's info on the games at the Showcase and photos from the event! Photos Games A Small Robot Story Developers: BC Mostyn Platforms: PC (Windows), Mac, Linux https://bclikesyou.itch.io Adventure Guild Developers: Yes And Games Platforms: Android, iOS http://adventureguildgame.com Super Toy Cars and Tachyon Project Developers: Eclipse Games (music by Tyson Prince) Platforms: PC (Windows), PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, Steam http://www.eclipse-games.net/tachyon.html http://www.eclipse-games.net/supertoycars.html Halloween Forever Developers: Peter Lazarski, BC Mostyn Platforms: PC (Windows), Mac http://store.steampowered.com/app/425650/ Emoji with Me Developers: Kurt Wodja, Mark Zorn Platforms: Android, iOS http://emojiwithme.com/ Theta » read more

Announcing the BGS Showcase

May 14th, 2016 | 7pm - ??? | $15 Presale/$20 Door | 18+ Only Event On May 14th, Buffalo Game Space is hosting its first official Showcase! Starting at 7pm, you can experience games developed by the incredible community of artists, musicians and programmers in and around Western New York! The evening will include basket raffles, cash bar, and more. We're also taking submissions for games to be featured at the showcase! If you've released or are currently working on a game you'd like to show at the event, fill out the BGS Showcase Submission Form. We'll be collecting submissions for the next few weeks, so be sure to enter soon! We can't wait to show you what our friends and members have created, so mark your calendars and get your tickets today! RSVP on Meetup - http://www.meetup.com/Buffalo-Game-Space/events/230378649/ RSVP on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/ » read more

BGSjam6 - April 22-24th

"The Wild West" Game Pack is Available Now! BGSjam6 is approaching! It's the sixth official game jam at Buffalo Game Space! From 7pm on Friday, April 22nd, to 7pm on Sunday, April 24th, artists, musicians and programmers will be creating on games based on a theme picked by the community. To help us pick the theme, pick your favorite three from this list of ten possible themes. Whichever gets the most favorites by midnight on Thursday, April 21st, will become the theme of BGSjam6! If you make art, write music, code, or just want to make something awesome with a great community, RSVP and come to the Space and make a game in just a weekend! Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/591265927716038/ Meetup Event: http://www.meetup.com/Buffalo-Game-Space/events/230131127/ And if you want to see what we've made at past jams, check out our jam game » read more

Blender Workshop Series

We've got a big set of workshops coming in the next weeks! Starting on Tuesday, March 8th, we'll be hosting a series of workshops on Blender, the incredibly powerful, free and open source, 3D modeling and animation suite. These workshops will be taught by local artist and Buffalo State professor Brent Patterson, and will cover the basics of the Blender interface and workflow concepts then move into modeling, texturing, and animating, all in the span of three two-hour sessions. If you're new to Blender or want to up your modeling and animation game, you won't want to miss these workshops. Be sure to RSVP on Meetup (Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3) and Facebook (Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3) - We can't wait to see you there! » read more

Extra Life Streams at BGS

Art by Wayne Kubiak This weekend, we're hosting all sorts of streams at the Space for Extra Life! Be sure to tune in to any of the streams below and donate to help a great cause. Team GENTELMON - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=25621 MookieIX - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.participant&participantID=184358 Frosted Fricks - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=165884 » read more