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Important Advisory about Amazon’s Appstore Distribution Terms

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

The IGDA has put forward the following advisory on Amazon’s store. Sounds like a classic case of signing pricing control of your app or game away, it’s a good read: http://igdaboard.wordpress.com/2011/04/14/important-advisory-about-amazon%E2%80%99s-appstore-distribution-terms-2/ and a follow up response: http://igdaboard.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/amazon%E2%80%99s-clarification-fails-to-address-game-developer-concerns/ Share on Facebook

E3 for Free? Two upcoming SV IGDA and IGDA Discounts

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Upcoming Discount #1: For the Silicon Valley Fundraising event “Building a Better Startup”, there is a Discount code for you to use: Enter SVF_GAME for $15 at http://svf0412.eventbrite.com/?ref=ecal Upcoming Discount #2 If you are a member of the IGDA you can use that as one piece of info to gain FREE entrance at the famous […]

Welcome Simon Amarasingham as a new Silicon Valley IGDA Director

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The Silicon Valley IGDA is delighted to announce Simon Amarasingham will be joining the Silicon Valley IGDA as a Director. Simon Amarasingham is the co-founder of dSonic, which has been supplying the game industry with audio for over 10 years. dSonic started from very small, humble beginnings but has grown to become one of the […]

Thursday April 7 Monthly Meeting — Jorden Woods gives an Insider’s Guide to Fundraising in the Silicon Valley

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

This month for our monthly meeting  serial entrepreneur Jorden Woods  will be stopping by to give us an Insider’s Guide to Fundraising in the Silicon Valley. This will be an especially good talk for those game and app entrepreneurs founding and fundraising or thinking of doing so. Jorden is a successful Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur […]

Videos from SV IGDA at Google, thanks to Ken Humphries!

Monday, April 4th, 2011

A big thank you to Ken Humphries whose talents not only include deep management knowledge of the game industry and great advisor help but he also faithfully comes and videos many SV IGDA events. Here is the video of Google’s Developer Advocate Ian Ni-Lewis Here is the video of Mary-Margaret Walker of the Mary-Margaret Network […]

SV IGDA Game Technology and Career Night at Google March 16

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

SV IGDA Game Technology and Career Night at Google March 16 6:30PM Register Here for Event Greetings Game and Technology People! Wednesday March 16, the Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Game Developers Association is proud to present a night of new game and application related Technologies, Tools, Platforms and Game Demos lead off by […]

Regular monthly meetup cancelled for March due to Google Event March 16

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Join us at Google instead this month Share on Facebook

SVIGDA Meeting Night Thursday Feb 10, 2010

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Hi All this Thursday we have a guest speaker gamely presenting a demo of a game ideas in progress Ever an avid gamer, Charles Kiptin enjoys making games to challenge his fellow gamers.  Now with the newly founded Decision Point Games, his degrees in English Literature and Computer Science serve him well in his dual […]

Global Game Jam January 28 to 30, 2011 — Local Hosts

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event occurring annually in late January. GGJ brings together thousands of game enthusiasts participating through many local jams around the world. GGJ is a project of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). Cogswell College Hosting 2011 Silicon Valley Global Game Jam –The 2011 Global […]

Thursday Jan 13, SVIGDA Meeting, Speaker Planning

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Hi All, Come and join us at the new Coco’s location Thursday Jan 13th at Coco’s in Mountain View. Good news we have both a projector and screen available now, Santa was kind, and we want your input on speakers and general game talk fun and ideas for GDC parties. P.S. We will also talk […]