News & Events

January Mixer

Join our Zoom Mixer on the 28th from 7-10PM Pacific where we’ll answer some questions for new jammers, and have a fun time hanging out! Link to zoom will be provided in our discord and the time of the mixer. Also, don’t forget to sign-up!

Global Game Jam 2021: San Diego!

Join IGDA San Diego for Global Game Jam 2021!   This event is open to jammers of all skill levels and disciplines.  Come have fun, meet new people, and make awesome games as part of the largest game jam in the world! Join our discord server to find new people to work together with and join our event…
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Secret Santa Gift Exchange

We’re doing a Secret Santa Gift Exchange! Come be an elf for a day! Sign up by November 25, 2020 at 11AM PST to partake! (Gift exchange day will be during our next meetup if folks want to join).

Fireside Chat with Jared Adkins

Our next Fireside Chat is with Jared Adkins, UI/UX Lead at Psyonix Studios! Margaret and Austin will be talking to him about his experience as a Game developer. Reply with your questions & tune in on November 20 at 6:30PM PST!

Thankful Mixer

Join us for our VIRTUAL Thankful Mixer Wednesday, November 18th at 7pm! We’re welcoming old and new friends! Let’s network and talk about games we’re thankful for! Join our Discord Community!

Global Game On Event

Game on! Join us on Friday, November 13th for our 2020 Signature Event, co-hosted by the San Diego chapter of the International Game Developers Association and San Diego Diplomacy Council, to learn how digital diplomacy and video games help close divisive gaps around the world. Citizen diplomats, grandparents, parents, and childrenĀ are encouraged to attend to…
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Congrats to our Community Member: Iori Branford on the release of Demonizer

Congrats to our community member Iori Branford for releasing Demonizer! Demonizer was released on Steam October 30th, 2020. Demonizer is a vertical shooter in the early to mid 90s arcade style of Raiden Fighters, Strikers 1945, and Battle Garegga. Shoot down, absorb and transform human invaders as you fly through a pixel art fantasy land…
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Together in Spirits October Online Mixer

Bring a drink, wear a fabulous costume, and network with aspiring and veteran Game Devs! Everyone is welcome! When: Thursday October 29th, 7 PM to 10 PM Where: Online,

Sandy the Crab Creative Commons License

Hi Folks! We are releasing Sandy the Crab’s name and likeness under the Creative Commons v4 Attribution license! There were many amazing Sandy-themed games from the 2020 San Diego Game Jam, and we want to make sure the creators can do what they want with those games if they used the “Include Sandy the Crab”…
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Exploring Game Design: San Diego Design Week

Join IGDA San Diego in a panel discussion on game design and development and the announcement of IGDA’s 2020 San Diego Game Jam winner! Have you ever wondered what it means to be a game designer? Join us as we listen to a panel of industry experts from the San Diego design community as they…
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