Nordic Game Jam

Meet IO Interactive and Gameful at Fidels

Our friend organization, Copenhagen IT people, are having an event tonight presenting content from IO Interactive and Gameful. http://www.meetup.com/copenhagen-it-people/events/61225572/

Call for IGDA Denmark Extraordinary General Assembly 14th May

At the General Assembly on 16th of April new initiatives were born and a decision was made to postpone the approval of the year accounting of the organization and the election of the new board to an Extraordinary General Assembly.

Please read the minutes from the meeting on our Facebook page for more details: http://www.facebook.com/groups/36490041271/doc/10150673908066272/

IGDA Denmark is looking for new and fresh ideas and new active volunteers that are willing to help the organization and support the Danish game industry.

The future of the SIG meetings, Demo nights, Nordic Game Jam and other game events depends on volunteers from IGDA Denmark.

Come and join us at the Extraordinary General Assembly, join our team of volunteers, run for the new board and vote for the new board!

You can RVSP on our Facebook event here:

http://www.facebook.com/events/157195701073908/157196837740461/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity

We are looking forward to see you!

– The Board of IGDA Denmark

P.S. After the meeting we will go for a beer in http://oerstedoelbar.dk/

IGDA Denmark General Assembly – April 16th

The board hereby calls for the annual general assembly Monday April 16th from 18:00 to 21:00 in PROSA’s offices, Vester Farimagsgade 37A, 1606 København V.

Our bylaws can be read here.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Choice of moderator.
  2. Choice minutes taker
  3. Report of the Chairman
  4. Treasurer’s report and its approval
  5. Set membership fee
  6. Election of auditor and deputy auditor
  7. Election of Board
  8. Proposals
  9. Possibly

Submissions to the General Assembly must be sent to the board at board@igda.dk no later than April 9th at 18:00.

Please sign up for the facebook event

Jesper Taxbøl

Chairman

What content to bring at the SIG meetings Spring 2012

We have just kickstarted the new SIG season, and would like your feedback on what content to bring.

http://www.spiludvikling.dk/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=2088

JesperTaxbøl

Nordic Game Jam 2012 Announcement

Dear Fellow Game Players and Developers,

IGDA Denmark is glad to announce that our Nordic Game Jam team is working hard on organizing another fantastic game jam in Copenhagen, January 2012. Read more about NGJ12 and follow all the announcements on the Nordic Game Jam website.

Nordic Game Jam

Audio Special Interest Group on 28th of November

IGDA DK presents in collaboration with PROSA:

Audio Special Interest Group on 28th of November
Procedural sound programs generate music and sound effects in real time in a game, rather than playing back pre-recorded loops and samples. In this talk Michael Rose from DTU will give an overview and examples of how a game composer and sound designer can apply procedural sound techniques using the Supercollider sound programming environment. You can download the program here:http://supercollider.sourceforge.net/

Bring your lap top – lets play!

What: SuperCollider – procedural sound and music in games
When: 28th of November 2011 at 18:00 – 21:00
Where: PROSA, Vester Farimagsgade 37A, 1606 København V

As usual the night will be ending at Ørsted Ølbar – http://oerstedoelbar.dk/

Any questions? Feel free to mail Nevin at ne@igda.dk

IGDA DK Special Interest Groups
The Special Interest Groups are open and free networking groups for people with a professional interest in a special area of game development. The groups facilitate networking & sharing of knowledge through regular events.

Demo Night!

IGDA DK presents in collaboration with PROSA:

Demo Night!
We will host a demo night, inspired by demodag.org. The idea is to casually show off stuff in a friendly atmosphere. Focus will be on stuff that works, rather than showing fancy slides. Anything that can fit below the 15 minute cap is allowed.

Runtime crashes are encouraged :)

The current list is of showcases are:

KoGaMa 
– Products of Exile Jam from Vallekilde Højskole

Write Tim at tg@igda.dk to get your project added to the list.

The night will be ending at our hangout bar Ørsted Ølbar – http://oerstedoelbar.dk/

What: Demo Night
When: 14th of November 2011 at 18:00 – 21:00
Where: PROSA, Vester Farimagsgade 37A, 1606 København V

Any questions? Feel free to mail Jesper at tax@igda.dk

IGDA DK Special Interest Groups
The Special Interest Groups are open and free networking groups for people with a professional interest in a special area of game development. The groups facilitate networking & sharing of knowledge through regular events.

Unity Special Interest Group on 31th of October

IGDA DK presents in collaboration with PROSA:

Unity Special Interest Group on 31th of October
Roald Høyer-Hansen from Unity Technologies – http://unity3d.com/ – will in this workshop show how artists without any programming knowledge can create fun and entertaining games with Unity. Using simple scripts this session will give artists and designers a good overview of the main Unity work flow.

Just bring your laptop and play along. If you have not already installed Unity – it is recommended to do so. You can get the latest PRO trial version from here: http://unity3d.com/unity/download/

What: Unity – Creating Cool Games Without a Programmer
When: 31th of October 2011 at 18:00 – 21:00
Where: PROSA, Vester Farimagsgade 37A, 1606 København V

After the meeting we will go to Ørsted Ølbar for a cold brew – http://oerstedoelbar.dk/

It is recommended to sign up for this workshop via Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103584353085673 or by mail to Nevin at ne@igda.dk

IGDA DK Special Interest Groups
The Special Interest Groups are open and free networking groups for people with a professional interest in a special area of game development. The groups facilitate networking & sharing of knowledge through regular events.

Game Design Special Interest Group on 3rd of October

Game Design Special Interest Group on 3rd of October
Thomas Ryder, game designer at  House On Fire will be presenting the games, Neon Zone and The Silent Age that are currently in development. House On Fire is an indie games developer specialized in games for mobile platforms.

What: House On Fire – Game development for mobile platforms
When: 3rd of October 2011 at 18:00 – 21:00

Where: PROSA, Vester Farimagsgade 37A, 1606 København VAfter the meeting we will go to Ørsted Ølbar for a cold brew.

If you have any questions – feel free to mail Jesper at tax@igda.dk

IGDA DK Special Interest Groups
The Special Interest Groups are open and free networking groups for people with a professional interest in a special area of game development. The groups facilitate networking & sharing of knowledge through regular events.

Call out for Nordic Game Jam organizers!

The Nordic Game Jam Group is expanding! We want your help in organizing the Nordic Game Jam 2012 and make this event THE event of the year!

There are many reasons for joining the organizing team. If you are passionate about making an impact on the game development community – join us!

The tasks that you can work on during the Nordic Game Jam 2012 varies and it is expected that we all give a hand during the actual event.

The involvement in the Nordic Game Jam organizing group means that we are all working in sub teams, taking responsibility for specific areas. Here, we all meet up once every 2nd week, to make status of the progress in the sub teams.

Organizing the Nordic Game Jam is the perfect opportunity to make fun and experimenting networking events that involve your friends and future colleagues – locally and globally.

So if you are up for it – help us, get involved and make an impact! Show up at the next Nordic Game Jam organizers meeting:

What: Nordic Game Jam 2012 – Organizers meeting
When: 12th of September 2011 at 18:00
Where: Spilhuset, Pilestræde 45, 1. sal, 1112 København K

We are looking forward to meeting you all.

Best regards,

Nordic Game Jam Group
http://nordicgamejam.org/

&

IGDA DK

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