MassDiGI Summer Innovation Program Open House: August 6, 2015 – Worcester, MA

Please join us for the 2015 MassDiGI Summer Innovation Program Open House!

For the past 11 weeks, 24 students from 15 colleges and universities have worked on 4 amazing games. You are invited to come on down and play them! The Open House is free and open to all.

Games include:

Ophidia – an artistic action game – follow @ophidiagame

Crafting Life – an element crafting game – follow @craftinglife_

MegaloMalady – a brand new idle game – follow @megalomalady

Hibachi Hero – a fast-paced first person food shooter game – follow @hibachiherogame

Plus, a special bonus game or two!

This year’s SIP students come from Becker College, Berklee College of Music, Brandeis University, Champlain College, Hampshire College, IUPUI, MIT, Northeastern University, RPI, RISD, RIT, University of Southern California, University of Southern Maine, WPI – and Ireland’s Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

RSVP here.

When: August 6, 2015, 1:00p to 3:30p

Where: Becker College, Weller Academic Center, Hawk’s Nest, 61 Sever St., Worcester, MA 01609

Light refreshments and snacks will be available.

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TouchTomorrow at WPI: June 13, 2015 – Worcester, MA

Join us at WPI’s TouchTomorrow, a festival of science, technology and robots – and visit the MassDiGI table (#21 in the Sports and Recreation Center) featuring early demos from SIP. Free and open to the public. More information on TouchTomorrow is available here.

When: June 13, 2015, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Where: WPI, 100 Institute Rd., Worcester, MA 01609

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Boston TechJam: June 11, 2015 – Boston, MA

Drop by Boston TechJam and visit the MassTech Collaborative booth (#81) featuring early demos from MassDiGI SIP ’15 teams. More information on Boston TechJam  is available here.

When: June 11, 2015, 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA

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Western Mass. Creative Economy Summit: May 15, 2015 – Greenfield, MA

The Creative Economy Summit is a major regional event designed to increase the capacity and success of the creative industries in Western Massachusetts. This annual convening of the creative sector provides the opportunity to network, address public/private partnerships, gain business and technical skills, and access practical information about available resources. Keynoting this year’s summit is MassDiGI’s Tim Loew.

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Game Portfolio Review Round-up: April 17, 2015 – Worcester, MA

Students, particularly juniors and seniors, are welcome to join us or a day of portfolio review (and mock interviews) with game industry professionals. This free event is organized by the students in Becker IGDA.

  • Friday, April 7, 11:00am to 4:00pm
  • Becker College, Design Building, 45 Cedar St., Worcester, MA

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MassDiGI at PAX East: March 6-8, 2015 – Boston, MA

Drop by our booth (#4248) at PAX East 2015 and say hello! This year we will have game demos from Wooplex, Black Hat Oculus, Cat Tsunami, Midnight Terrors and more! And, as always, we will be offering drop-in mentoring and  running the Made in MA QR Quest!

You’re also welcome to join us at our panel: “Game Devs: The Next Generation, Part Two” on Saturday, March 7th at 1:00pm in the Bobcat Theatre. This panel features students from MIT, Becker College, WPI, RISD and Berklee College of Music talking about their experiences making games in our Summer Innovation Program.

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Pre-PAX East Made in MA Party: March 5, 2015 – Cambridge, MA

Party time!

Join us for the best party of the year on March 5 in Cambridge! Click here to RSVP!

Download the program here!

Pre-PAX East Made in MA Party

March 5, 2015, 6-9pm

Made in MA 2-4-15

Event Sponsors:  Microsoft and Turbine 

Gold Sponsor: Disruptor Beam

Silver Sponsors: Funkitron and Becker College

Bronze Sponsors: GSN Games and BlueSnap

Featured Community Partner: Extra Life Boston Guild

Community Partners: Boston Post Mortem/IGDA, MassTLC, Boston Fesitval of Indie Games, Women in Games Boston, MIT Enterprise Forum Games Circle, MassTech, Boston Indies, Boston Unity Group, Playcrafting Boston, IGCPioneer Valley Game Developers, Worcester Game Pile, Lowell Independent Game Development Meetup, Purple Monkey Game Jam, HackerRankIGDA NH and Game Makers Guild!

Presented by MassDiGI

Main Showcase: Disruptor Beam, Funkitron, Becker College, GSN Games and BlueSnap!

Indie Showcase: The Molasses Flood, Skymap Games, Part12 Studios, Skreens TV, Black Hat OculusGlass Knuckle Games, Asinine Games, TestTubeGames, Wooplex, Mob Made Games, Urban Electronics, Nasty Dragon Games, Idle Action StudiosWorcester Game Pile, Pioneer Valley Game Developers, Ysbryd Games, Obey and Half Glass Games

College Showcase: The EcoKids and the Paper Pests (WPI), Midnight Terrors (Becker), Xeero (WPI), Champoline (Fitchburg St.), Drifter (NEIT), Legend of Ora (Fitchburg St.), Sticky Tongue (Becker), Authentic Octopus (Wentworth), Pole Control (Becker), Hikari Michi – Light Road (WPI), Prism Wars (NEIT) and Eye Bot (Fitchburg St.)

  • Free for students – email us for a promo code!
  • Advance purchase – $10 + fee on Eventbrite
  • At the door – $15
  • Recommended 17+
  • Positive ID 21+ required for cash bar
  • No refunds
  • Limited capacity

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