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Calendar for 2011

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Hi All, here are current confirmed venue dates for upcoming events. We are also looking at adding a couple special events with our friends at Cogswell as well as helping with the GDC IGDA party so this list will grow a bit. Contact Ann for speaker interest, either casual and small or large and more […]

Save the Dates Thursday Jan 13 and March 16

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Here’s an update on upcoming dates. First of all we are confirmed for Wednesday March 16 at Google for a larger game speaker and game demo night event so please put down that date and if you are interested in speaking to a large game event crowd please contact. Secondly for our smaller more casual […]

Boo! It’s SVIGDA Pizza Night Oct27

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Bring your scary self. Halloween costumes or dressing up like a game dev welcome. SV IGDA Pizza Night – October 27 at 7:30 pm Kapps Pizza in Mountain View – Corner of Castro Street and Villa Details here Share on Facebook

September 29th Pizza Night & Congratulations “It Girl” Team

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Hi All, Hope to see you at the Pizza Night tonight. If software schedules allow and it is possible to attend, please congratulate our own Liran Nuna on being one of the three initial integral developers for “It Girl” the fastest growing game at present on facebook. This was a small sibblingz team with additional […]

September 29th Pizzzzzza! Meeting

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Imagine you haven’t eaten in two months. You feel like you’re on the brink of death and, just as the darkness swallows you forever, you find a large pizza. Well, we haven’t met for a couple of months, so this will be like that. SV IGDA Pizza Night – September 29th at 7:30 pm Kapps […]

June 23 Pizza Night Meeting

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

In the words of the inimitable Matthew Kagle who is helping post this Month: Wednesday, June 23th at Kapp’s in Mountain View (191 Castro St) Who is invited? You and your friends/coworkers/family! What are we talking about? Games! What are we eating? Mostly pizza! What happens if I don’t come? Deep sadness! Details & Directions […]

Wednesday April 7 — Red Octane (Guitar Hero), Blackpoint and dSonic Studio Co-Founders on “the Business of Being Creative”

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Cost: Free, register here however to assure a space Gone are the days, if they ever really existed, where creatives could count on being sponsored by a large studio for their entire careers.   By choice or necessity we may have to create our own. Ever wondered what is the secret to founding and keeping a […]

March 22 Zynga’s Farmville Creative Mastermind and Traffichoney on Keys to Viral Game Success

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

NOTE:  Registration is full for this event.  If you previously registered through Eventbrite see you there! Join us March 22 at 6pm for the “Keys to Viral Game Success” Whether you a web, mobile or console game designer or developer you know that going viral is a critical key to success. Virality is a puzzle […]

Feb 24 – Party Time! Chapter Meeting at BBC with Wild Pockets

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Hi Everyone! Only this Wednesday our, Next Chapter Meeting Social Event will be combined with Wildpocket @ Bay Area Game Jam 2010 Pre-event Meet Ups!  Location: BBC Menlo Park – Wednesday, February 24, 2010 When and Where? Silicon Valley Meet Up: Wednesday, February 24th 7:30 – 9:30pm BBC Menlo Park RSVP – http://wildpockets.com/gamejam?quicktabs_5=2#quicktabs-5 Share on […]

January 29- 31 IGDA Global Game Jam will be held around the world

Friday, January 29th, 2010

More than 125 sites around the globe this year for the IGDA’s Global Game Jam. There are three sites in and near Silicon Valley; in San Jose, Santa Cruz, and Sunnyvale. Here are URL’s to the three sites on globalgamejam.org http://globalgamejam.org/sites/national-university-san-jose http://globalgamejam.org/sites/university-california-santa-cruz http://globalgamejam.org/sites/cogswell-polytechnical-college Late breaking note — Santa Cruz is full, and Cogswell is looking […]