News & Events

January 2020 Mixer

Come meet game developers in the San Diego community. This month we will be out front on the patio at BJs in Mission Valley! This event is open to anyone: we welcome students, hobbyists, full time devs, or anyone who wants to hang out and chat! This mixer will be two days before Global Game Jam, so come out…
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IGDA San Diego Global Game Jam

Global Game Jam: San Diego!

2020 Global Game Jam at The San Diego Innovation Center Sponsored by Kast.gg and The San Diego Innovation Center Join IGDA San Diego for Global Game Jam 2020 at the San Diego Innovation Center!  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…
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Holiday Bonfire

Due to poor weather forecasts for December 7th, we’re pushing this event back a week to December 14th! This event is replacing our December mixer! Join the San Diego game dev community in celebrating the end of the year on a beach! Instead of our montly mixer, we’re holding an end of the year bonfire…
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Bring Out Your Devs! Developer Spotlight: Patrick Traynor

Bring Out Your Devs! Developer Spotlight: Patrick Traynor   We have awesome developers in our community, so we are starting a new blog series called Bring Out Your Devs! Out first developer is Patrick Traynor. He is currently making Patrick’s Parabox, an amazing mind-bending puzzler. It won Developer’s Choice at IndieCade 2019! Here’s our interview…
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November Mixer

Join IGDA San Diego out on the patio at Alesmith Brewing Company! Come meet game developers in the San Diego community! This event is open to anyone: we welcome students, hobbyists, full time devs, or anyone who wants to hang out and chat! Time: Thursday November 21st, 7:00PM – 10:00PM Place: AleSmith Brewing Company Address:…
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Indie Games on Mobile VR: Past, Present, & Future

Join us for a talk about the past, present, and future of indie mobile VR development led by E McNeill. E is a solo indie game designer in San Diego known for his VR strategy games, Darknet (2014), Tactera (2016), Skylight (2017), Astraeus (2018), and various other projects. Time: Friday November 15th, 7:00PM – 9:00PM Place: The San Diego Innovation Center Address: Mesa College, 7250 Mesa College…
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October Mixer

Time: Wednesday October 30th, 7:00PM – 10:00PM Place: Buffalo Wild Wings Encinitas Address: 1068 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 Come meet game developers in the San Diego community! Join us at Buffalo Wild Wings for our monthly mixer on the night before Halloween! This event is open to anyone: we welcome students, hobbyists, full time devs, or anyone…
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Breaking Into Games: An Industry Panel

Want to break into games? Hear from our panel of industry professionals about their journey and what it takes to make it in today’s job market. Hear from: Jesse Snyder: Creative Director at NantG Kojo Kumah: Senior Game Programmer at Sony Playstation Margaret Krohn: Community Marketing Lead at Intrepid Studios Vic Bekarian: Associate Product Manager…
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September Mixer

Come meet game developers in the San Diego community. This month we will be out front on the patio at BJs in Mission Valley! This event is open to anyone: we welcome students, hobbyists, full time devs, or anyone who wants to hang out and chat! This mixer is a fundraiser, any food you buy helps support the chapter.…
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San Diego Game Jam 2019

San Diego Game Jam 2019 Recap

  Games, results, and judging feedback can be found on the jam page.   Winners   Grand prize 1st: Crayon Face 2nd: Run Spot Run Judges choice 1st: Crayon Face 2nd: Run Spot Run Best Art 1st: Crayon Face 2nd: Run Spot Run Best Sound 1st: Crayon Face 2nd: SlingshOz Best Writing 1st: Run Spot…
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