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

BGSjam5

BGSjam5 Approaches! We're hosting our fifth annual Western New York local-only game jam at the Space! From November 20th at 7pm to November 22nd at 7pm, we'll be hard at work making games based around a theme that you'll help us pick! Theme Submission Theme submission for BGSjam5 has ended. Vote now on submissions to help us pick the theme of the jam! We're taking any and all theme ideas until midnight on Wednesday, November 4th the end of Project Night on November 5th, so get your theme ideas in today! You can submit as many as you like, the more the merrier. Registration Registration isn't required, but all the cool kids are doing it anyway. It's a totally free event, just RSVP on: Meetup Facebook Google+ What do I need to bring? Since the Space is just that (a space), you should bring your gear with you. Whatever your » read more

A Most SPOOKTACULAR Raffle!

On October 24th, BGS is hosting it's first HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, and what would a SPOOKTACULAR party be without a SPOOKTACULAR raffle? Not a party worth spooking if you ask us. We've got not one, not two, but FIVE baskets full of amazing prizes to raffle away! Check out what you could win below just by coming to the party! Basket 1 A Wii U bundled with Super Mario Maker Autographed art prints Download codes for Shutshimi: Seriously Swole and the BGS Kickstarter Game & Asset Packs One three-month Silver Tier Membership to Buffalo Game Space Free entry to TWO BGS Workshops of your choice! An official BGS T-Shirt Basket 2 Two tickets to a Buffalo Sabres game! Autographed art prints Download codes for Shutshimi: Seriously Swole and the BGS Kickstarter Game & Asset Packs One three-month Silver Tier Membership to Buffalo Game Space Free entry to TWO BGS Workshops of » read more