STL IGDA – International Game Developers Association of St. Louis, Missouri

Support, resources, and networking opportunities for professional game developers in St. Louis, Missouri

Upcoming Industry Events

  • SLSC's First Fridays - Local Dev Showcase

    Date: September 5, 2014
    Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Description: Come see what other St. Louis game devs are up to! The Saint Louis Science Center offers monthly booth space for local game developers to bring their creations and demo with the First Friday event crowds, allowing devs to both playtest and practice booth presence.

    If you're interested in booth space, contact us so that we can put you in touch with the First Fridays event organizers.

    More information here: http://www.slsc.org/first-fridays

  • Meetup: Funding Game Development

    Date: September 8, 2014
    Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Location: Riot Games, 10th Floor, 7777 Bonhomme Avenue, St. Louis, MO, United States
    Description: "It takes money to make money." You may have heard that before, and it's as true in game development as it is in the rest of life. This meetup will bring together representatives from several local developers that make a living making games to talk about how they fund their games.

    The speakers will be:

    Michael Orlando from Lumate on Venture Capital
    George Lippert from Speedbump Games (Dream Revenant) on Independent with a publisher
    Matt Donatelli from Graphite Lab (Hive Jump, My Little Pony) on Work for Hire/Kickstarter
    Seth Coster or Sam Coster from Butterscotch Shenanigans (Crashlands) on Indie
    Ben Triola from Happy Badgers on Games in between for-pay projects

    This event is open to everyone and there is no level of experience required. Even if you can't see yourself staring a development shop, you will likely learn something about the kinds of decisions that go into making the games you love.

    The panel will likely be run by local game development supporter Wes Ehrlichman, but it's intended to be largely interactive. If you have any questions for the panel, please leave them below or bring them to the event and ask the panel yourself.

    Note: This event was originally known as "Monetizing games", but the focus has shifted to something that will hopefully be more immediately practical. If you would still like to talk about Monetizing games please say so in the comments below.

    Location and Panel Members are subject to change

    More Info: http://www.meetup.com/St-Louis-Game-Developers/events/90428172/

  • Game Dev Drinkup

    Date: September 11, 2014
    Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Location: Orbit Pinball Lounge - 7401 Hazel Ave, St Louis, MO 63143
    Description: Get together with other local game developers for some brew and chats! Always a good time, with pinball, skeeball, games, drinks, and raffles for swag.

    http://www.gamedevdrinkup.com/

  • PixelPop Festival - Gaming, Game Dev, and Music

    Date: September 13, 2014
    Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
    Location: Webster University, East Academic Building - 545 Garden Ave, St. Louis, MO 63119
    Description: PixelPop Festival is a all-day festival celebrating gaming, game development, and music. Cost of entry will be $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

    -Speakers
    -Roundtable Discussions
    -Workshops
    -Indie Game Demos
    -Tournaments
    -Live Multiplayer Experiences
    -Music Performances

    Meet industry professionals and public figures during the panels, roundtables, and workshops. Play the latest and greatest from local game developers in our indie game demo room, compete with other gamers in popular game tournaments, and participate in fun multiplayer games like Werewolf, JS Joust, and Massively Multiplayer Thumb Wrestling. See the performances in the commons, experience local musicians perform during demos, and hear musicians and audio techs give talks about music production for game development. No matter your interest in gaming, this is must-see event.

    For more information:
    http://pixelpopfestival.com

  • SLSC's First Fridays - Local Dev Showcase

    Date: October 3, 2014
    Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Description: Come see what other St. Louis game devs are up to! The Saint Louis Science Center offers monthly booth space for local game developers to bring their creations and demo with the First Friday event crowds, allowing devs to both playtest and practice booth presence.

    If you're interested in booth space, contact us so that we can put you in touch with the First Fridays event organizers.

    More information here: http://www.slsc.org/first-fridays

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