News & Events

IGDA Pitch Ideation Workshop

Join us for the second event in our Pitch Ideation series, the Pitch Ideation Workshop! Learn how to pitch game ideas with Nate Ross and Rachel Runa! Have you ever had a great idea for a game, but weren’t sure how to take the next step towards making it a reality? It all starts with…
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Site Downtime Restored

Our site is back! One of our site admins had their hosting credentials hacked and the site was deleted! After some hunting for the last back up and some password changes, the site is up and running again. Social Media Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/igdasandiego Discord – https://igdasandiego.org Twitter – https://twitter.com/IGDASanDiego/ Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/igdasandiego

May Virtual Mixer

Mark your calendars for our Monthly Virtual Mixer next week! Come hang out and chat with game devs from our local community! Zoom link will be provide in Eventbrite or Discord! Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/igda-sd-may-mixer-tickets-152616645495 Wed, May 19th, 7-9pm PST

Intro to Pitch Ideation

Have you ever had a great idea for a game, but weren’t sure how to make it a reality? Then join us for our Intro to Pitch Ideation event, where we got through the process of creating a game pitch! Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-pitch-ideation-tickets-152614493057 When – Wed, May 12th, 7-9pm PST

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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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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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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Moving to Discord

On July 3rd, we are moving from Slack to Discord for our community! Head on over to check it out! https://igdasandiego.org/discord

Nominations are open for the 2020 Board Elections!

We’re opening up nominations for the IGDA San Diego 2020 Board Elections! If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the board you can now nominate here.