News & Events

Congrats to our Community Member: Charles on the Release of Data Dream

Congrats to our community member Charles for releasing Data Dream! Data Dream was released on Steam May 8th, 2020. In this 3D platformer, a bio-digital landscape filled with walking, talking computer components finds itself in a state of peril following a malicious invasion. An unlikely hero must brave this surreal world in order to rectify…
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George Rothrock at Jam City

Bring Out Your Devs! Developer Spotlight: George Rothrock

Bring Out Your Devs is an IGDA San Diego blog series, where we highlight some amazing developers in our community. This time we interviewed George Rothrock, a producer at Jam City and long time IGDA member. He’s been in the game industry for over 24 years, working as a game designer, artist, producer, and professor.…
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Fireside Chat with the IGDA San Diego Board

Join the board of IGDA San Diego for an online townhall on April 27th! We’ll be taking community questions and answering them on the stream.  Have a question?  Submit here! Monday April 27th, starting at 6PM.  We’ll be posting a link to the stream on slack and social media.

Fireside Chat with Patrick Traynor

Join us for a Fireside chat with Patrick Traynor on the IGDA San Diego twitch channel.  We’ll be playing through some of Patrick’s games and asking him questions. The stream starts Sunday April 19th at 7PM!

February 2020 Mixer

Come meet game developers in the San Diego community! Join us at Buffalo Wild Wings in Encinitas for our monthly mixer! This event is open to anyone: we welcome students, hobbyists, full time devs, or anyone who wants to hang out and chat! Time: Thursday February 27th, 7:00PM – 10:00PM Place: Buffalo Wild Wings Encinitas Address: 11068…
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Game Art Portfolio Review

Looking to level up your art? Join us February 24th from 6-9 for one-on-one portfolio reviews with industry professionals. Even if you only have only one piece to show, that’s enough to get some advice, but please remember time will be limited so show your best work first. So get those pens/pencils/cursors/styluses moving! 6-7pm: First-come-first-serve sign…
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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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