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

RECAP: Game Dev Meeting 9/17

Game Dev Meeting night at BGS was live this past Thursday. Here’s a look at all the cool stuff WNY developers are working on. Greg Giles and Futch gave us an update on their spaceship tunnel game for the Oculus Rift, now known as “Wedge.” They’ve been putting a lot of time into it, tweaking controls and updating graphics to make it the best VR experience they can. There’s a new plane that wasn’t there before and the controls have been updated to improve handling and gravity. Plus Jake Christopher is making some extremely choice tunes to accompany the ride. The next hurdle to overcome in this project is the procedural tube generation script that Greg is working on so that each play-through is different. But Greg is the man so we know he’s got it. Next up, Chris Langford demonstrated a rhythm-based project written » read more

BGS Workshops from 9/22 to 12/15

We just scheduled workshops running from today through December covering every part of game development! Check out the calendar and RSVP today! Sep 22 - Unity Game Engine Crash Course, instructor: P.J. Moskal (Meetup | Facebook) Sep 29 - Rapid Prototyping With Visual Scripting in Unity, instructor: John Krisman (Meetup | Facebook) Oct 6 and Oct 13 - Character Design for Games, instructor: Anthony Pismarov (Meetup | Facebook) Oct 20 - Intro to Programming in Unity, instructor: Mark Zorn (Meetup | Facebook) Oct 27 - Augmented Reality Games, instructor: John Krisman (Meetup | Facebook) Nov 3 - Intro To Making Chiptunes, instructor: Anthony Swinnich (Meetup | Facebook) Nov 10 - Intro to Web Design and Development, instructor: Damon McKernan (Meetup | Facebook) Nov 17 - Intro to 3D Modeling in Blender, instructor: Chris Langford (Meetup | Facebook) Nov 24 - Intro to 3D Animation in Maya, instructor: Kenneth Doyle (Meetup | Facebook) Dec 1 - Game Design Fundamentals, » read more