Announcing BGSjam X

BGSjam X The TENTH official game jam of Buffalo Game Space September 8th - 10th RSVP: itch.io | Facebook | Meetup Buffalo Game Space is proud to be hosting their TENTH official local game jam from September 8th to the 10th! Join newcomers and industry pros alike as we all work to create games over the course of the weekend, all based on one unifying theme (to be announced at the start of the event on Friday). So if you're a programmer, an artist, a musician, a designer, or just someone who wants to get a crash course in making games, come to BGSjam X and create something amazing with us! BGSjam X is free to attend, but we strongly recommend attendees bring $20 each in order to pay for the meals we'll provide during the jam (Dinner Friday, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Saturday, Brunch/Dinner Sunday) Never jammed before? Check out » 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

BGS Workshop: Intro to Video Game Design

BGS Workshop:Intro to Video Game Design Instructor: Joe "the Wigit" Wilson RSVP on Meetup Level: Beginner When: Tuesday, May 19 at 7 PM (1 session - 2 hours) Cost: $40 for non-members $24 for Basic members $20 for Coworking members $10 for Dedicated members Payments will be taken at the door, and can be made with cash or credit card. Location: Buffalo Game Space, Tri-Main Center, 2495 Main Street, Suite #454, Buffalo, NY 14214 Workshop description: Video Game Design is a highly specialized professional field. In this workshop we will go over the very basics of the video game industry as a whole, how to research for what you are designing, intro to writing design documents, basic concept sketching and more. This workshop will give you the foundation of what the process of game design is and how professionals in the field approach it. Requirements: A genuine love of » read more