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January 2019

IAP 2019: Writing for Videogames: It’s Almost as Fun as it Sounds

January 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
2-105, 182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, 02139
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IAP class, limited enrollment: My first video game writing job was a year-long stint with an iOS company that wanted to start a game franchise. They had a concept: mercs with guns. They had a genre: sci-fi. They didn’t have a game title, a universe, bad guys, weaponry, spaceships, or a plot. So I gave them what they needed (SHADOWGUN) and they paid me for it, and thus began my somewhat-lucrative job as a video game writer. In this one-day, three-hour seminar, I’ll tell you what I’ve done right in my career, what I’ve done wrong, and I’ll offer suggestions on both world-building and character-building. Questions from the audience are both expected and needed.

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IAP 2019: Discotheque Music and Technology

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

14E-109, Lewis Music Library, 160 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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IAP class: The disk jockey - selector, crate digger, musical host, turntablist. This seminar looks at the evolution of music, technologies, and practices of the modern discotheque. Join us every Thursday afternoon for hip-shaking vibes and music in the Lewis Music Library!

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Global Game Jam 2019 at MIT

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - January 27 @ 6:00 pm
32-123, Kirsch Auditorium, Stata Center, 32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. It is the growth of an idea that in today’s heavily connected world, we could come together, be creative, share experiences and express ourselves in a multitude of ways using video games – it is very universal. The weekend stirs a global creative buzz in games, while at the same…

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IAP 2019: Discotheque Music and Technology

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

14E-109, Lewis Music Library, 160 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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IAP class: The disk jockey - selector, crate digger, musical host, turntablist. This seminar looks at the evolution of music, technologies, and practices of the modern discotheque. Join us every Thursday afternoon for hip-shaking vibes and music in the Lewis Music Library!

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February 2019

BostonFIG Talks & Learns 2019

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 10, 2019

32-123, Kirsch Auditorium, Stata Center, 32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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This year, BostonFIG is excited to present two back-to-back days of content for the independent game creator communities! Join us on Saturday, February 9, and Sunday, February 10th for BostonFIG Talks and BostonFIG Learns!

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BostonFIG Talks & Learns 2019

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 10, 2019

32-123, Kirsch Auditorium, Stata Center, 32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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This year, BostonFIG is excited to present two back-to-back days of content for the independent game creator communities! Join us on Saturday, February 9, and Sunday, February 10th for BostonFIG Talks and BostonFIG Learns!

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