The annual MassTLC PAX East Made in MA Party at the Microsoft NERD Center is one the great community events of the season. Students are free and for all others there is a nominal charge. Please register here. See you there!
MassDiGI will be in San Francisco during GDC. Join us for our Made in MA reception on March 19. To register, click here. Email us for a code! Follow us on Twitter for all the latest.
For all the details on the 2014 Game Challenge please click here!
When: March 7 & 8, 2014
Where: Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA
Please join MassDiGI and friends at The Venture Forum’s Innovation Fair. Further information can be found here.
When: January 14, 2014, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Rubin Campus Center, WPI
Drop by and hear Jamie Gotch from Subatomic Studios (makers of Fieldrunners) talk games and more. Students and the public are welcome. This event is organized by the Becker College IGDA Chapter.
When: December 6, 2013, 6 p.m.
Where: Becker College, Weller Academic Building, 61 Sever St., Room 210, Worcester, MA
Career Chat – It’s Not Enough to be a Brilliant Designer/Programmer: November 21, 2013 – Worcester, MA
You’ve got to be able to network with professionals in the industry, communicate effectively, and know what the studio wants. Come meet Marc Girolimetti, founder of Red Raider Studios, who will be on campus presenting to game students on:
Perfecting Your Pitch and Face-to-Face Networking in Gaming
All area students are welcome.
When: Thursday, November 21, Noon – 1:00p
Where: Becker College, 80 William Street, Worcester, MA 01609
For more information, click here.
Please join the Becker College Center for Career Education for a special conversation with Scott Hyman, a video game executive with a background in mobile and console business development, production and product development. Scott’s areas of expertise include a deep understanding of market drivers, business models, digital entertainment, character animation and art content pipelines. Student are encouraged to drop by, all are welcome. For more information, please click here.
When: November 13, 2013, noon – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Becker College, 80 William St., Worcester, MA 01609
“Word play: Video games and journalism” by Alexander Sliwinski, Joystiq – Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College: October 22, 2013 – Worcester, MA
Word play: Video games and journalism
October 22, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Becker College, Weller Academic Center, Lecture Hall/210, 61 Sever Street, Worcester, MA
Alexander Sliwinski is the news editor for game industry news site, Joystiq, and has been a contributor to the site for over half a decade. He is responsible for more than 8,000 posts and is distinguished by his breaking and original news reports. He has a degree in broadcast journalism from Hofstra University, and he is currently studying for his MBA at Northeastern University.
The Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College is free and open to the community. This lecture is sponsored by MassDiGI. RSVP to lectures(at)becker.edu. Seating is limited.
Massachusetts – Canada Innovation Partnership Mission: October 10, 2013 – Execution Labs, Montreal, QC
As part of a trade mission to pursue job growth and economic opportunity, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be visiting Execution Labs in Montreal. The Governor has specifically identified the game industry as a target sector for collaboration, and wants to learn more about XL’s talent platform as an engine to fund and launch talented teams and hit games.
The Governor will visit XL 3:15pm on October 10th. Game development studios interested in building bonds with the Boston area game community are welcome to attend. More information here.
Come on down and ”Meet MassDiGI” with NUGDC – a great opportunity to network, talk games and more! All Northeastern game development/creative industries students are welcome.
When: October 3, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Northeastern University, 106 West Village G, 450 Parker St., Boston, MA 02115