I just wanted to send out a reminder that there are some great game industry events coming up in the next month. This week is the 1st ever Winnipeg Game Collective Meetup at the Yellow Dog, Open to all professional and aspiring game developers. Theres also a couple of great events by New Media Manitoba coming up with a great night with Noah Decter-Jackson talking about his experiences running Complex Games for the last 13 years. Theres also an Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit Q&A session with our friends from the government giving us a breakdown of the Digital Interactive Media Tax Credit. We also have the WInnipeg Game Jam 2015 Post-Mortem event hosted by the friendly local IGDA.
Winnipeg Game Collective Meetup
June 25th 7:00PM - 10:00PM - Yellow Dog Tavern - #1st Winnipeg Game Collective Meetup
A casual meetup for game developers and prospective game developers. All are welcome! We will be coordinating efforts with the Halifax Game Collective and talking Winnitrons, game jams and development.
New Media Manitoba Events
As well theres two great events New Media Manitoba is putting on in June that would be relevant for Game Developers.
Hard Lessons from Noah Decter-Jackson
June 29th, Noah Decter-Jackson will be speaking about his experiences founding and growing local game company Complex Games from 2 to as large as 45 over his 13 years as founder and CEO. This is one you won't want to miss if you have any interest in the video games industry.
Hard Lessons for Building a Digital Media Empire
Where: NMM Training Space, 319 Elgin Avenue, 2nd floor
When: June 29, 2015; 7 PM - 9 PM
Cost: Free Admission but registration required (click here):
Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit Q&A
Manitoba has a great Digital Media Tax Credit available and this will be a great opportunity to learn about what is available and ask questions. Learn how to get started, what types of projects qualify and how you can make your company more competitive.
Where: Red River College, Princess Street, Main floor Multi-purpose Room
When: June 30, 2015, 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Free but please register with NMM at the link below
Information and Free Registration information here:
Winnipeg Game Jam 2015 Post Mortem
Hosted by Les, Trevor and Jim of the Winnipeg IGDA, we'll be once again doing a post-mortem breakdown of the Game Jam entries. Teams from the jam will be dissecting their games, processes and jam experiences so we can all learn from our collective mistakes. If your team would like to present breakdown , you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and let him know. This is a great chance to see what it takes to do a game jam if you missed the event this year.
Where: RRC Princess St, Auditorium
When: July 8th 7-9pm