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Boston Festival of Indie Games 2017

Sponsored by the MIT Game Lab The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a celebration of independent game development with emphasis on the New England and neighboring regions. The Boston Festival of Indie Games seeks to support and showcase the

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Boston Indies: “Stop Remaking Mario”

Sponsored by the MIT Game Lab RSVP Required. The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this January for their monthly meeting. As usual, doors open at 6pm for networking. The talk starts at 7pm. “Stop

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Boston Festival of Indie Games 2016

Sponsored by the MIT Game Lab The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a celebration of independent game development with emphasis on the New England and neighboring regions. The Boston Festival of Indie Games seeks to support and showcase the

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Boston Indies Meeting – “Challenges of Team Scaling: Tips and Tricks for a Growing Team”

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this March for their monthly meeting. This month features a lecture from Athena Peters, Executive Producer at Turbine.

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Boston Indies Meeting – November Demo Night

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this November for their monthly meeting. This month features their regular Demo Night. Members from the community are encouraged to polish up the current iteration of their works in progress and bring it in to show off and get feedback!

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Boston Indies Meeting – October Lightning Talks

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this October for their monthly meeting. This month features a round of ‘Lightning Talks‘ – short talks, rants, or raves from members of the Boston Indies communities about topics that are important to them.

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Boston Indies Meeting – September Demo Night

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this September for their monthly meeting. This month features their regular Demo Night. Members from the community are encouraged to polish up the current iteration of their works in progress and bring it in to show off and get feedback!

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Boston Indies Meeting – Lightning Talks

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this August for their monthly meeting. This month features a round of ‘Lightning Talks‘ – short talks, rants, or raves from members of the Boston Indies communities about topics that are important to them.

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Boston Indies Meeting – “Marketing and PR like a (Soda Drinker) Pro!”

When it comes to marketing a game there are a lot of ways to go about it, from traditional PR to media buying, conventions, social media and much more. As an indie game developer it’s important to know exactly where to spend limited time and resources to make sure you get the most out of your marketing budget. We’ll be going over the pros and cons of some of the most popular marketing techniques as well as helpful tips on what you can do to make your game a success.

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Boston Indies Meeting – “Working with Composers”

Working with Composers: Li Xiao’an presents a primer for developers regarding process, communication and common problems/solutions in working with composers. He will detail the steps involved in creating a soundtrack, and reveal industry figures and practices relating to music production for video games.

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