Indie City Games June Meeting! (Event)

Published
Start: June 28, 2014 12:00 pm
End: June 28, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: 243 S. Wabash Ave. 9th floor


Hello, my lovelies! Despite the fact that we kinda sorta met this past month, it's technically time once again for our bimonthly *cough* ICG meeting!

We're keeping the schedule fairly lean this time to maximize socializing and offer a slightly more leisurely overall experience, but we still have some really exciting stuff planned! The list:

Read More...

Indie City Games April Meeting Part 2 (Event)

Published
Start: May 10, 2014 12:00 pm
End: May 10, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Columbia College - 916 South Wabash, 1st floor auditorium


The second part of our "April" meeting will be happening on May 10th! We have two talks, a post-mortem, an open mic and open play mingling lined up for you:

--Jamie Sanchez, web designer extraordinaire, will be giving a talk on building a brand and the visual design considerations that go into it!
--Hot on the heels of all that drama with King.com, attorney Sam Castree will be joining us to give us a primer on video game IP law.
--Dan Fitzgerald will be giving us a post-mortem of Dawn of the Plow!
--Games open mic! Come show your latest indie masterpiece and talk at us for a few minutes.
--Open play / mingling! Walk around the room and play games that have been set up around the perimeter, or just gab with other developers until security kicks us out at 6.

Read More...

Indie City Games Meeting April 2014 (Event)

Published
Start: April 19, 2014 12:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Indie City Co-Op
Address:
3717 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 210, Chicago, IL, 60613, United States


Hello, fellow indies! It's time for another of our bimonthly meeting spectaculars! This time around, we're going to do it in two parts: a smaller meeting on April 19th at Indie City Co-Op (3717 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 210) and a larger meeting on May 10th at our normal spot (243 S. Wabash, 9th floor).

The Saturday, April 19th meeting will feature Erin Robinson, one of the founders of ICG, rejoining us from her desert fortress of solitude to give a talk on her approach to visual design in Gravity Ghost! Afterwards, we'll be mingling and chatting and showing off our games to one another.

Read More...

Indie City Games Meeting February 2014 (Event)

Published
Start: February 22, 2014 1:00 pm
End: February 22, 2014 5:15 pm
Venue: 243 S. Wabash Ave. Room 900 Chicago, IL

Are you ready for another Indie City Games meeting--the very first of 2014? Well boy howdy are you ever in the right place! It just so happens that we're going to having that very thing on February 22 starting at 1 PM.

Read More...

Meeting November 2013 (Event)

Published
Start: November 9, 2013 1:00 pm
End: November 9, 2013 5:30 pm
Venue: 243 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL Room 900


Ladies and gentlemen! It's time for another Indie City Games Meeting. Are you pumped?! If not, maybe hearing our planned list of activities will change that around!

--Dave Lang of Iron Galaxy will be giving a talk about legendary indie fighting game DiveKick and what they've done to engage hardcore gamers!

Read More...

Indie City Games Meeting August 2013 (Event)

Published
Start: August 24, 2013 1:00 pm
End: August 24, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Indie City Co-Op
Address:
3717 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 210, Chicago, IL, 60613, United States

Hey guys, it's time for another Indie City Games meeting! Are you pumped? I know that I am!

This meeting's theme is all about marketing--how do we create buzz for our games? What's on the agenda this time around:

Read More...

Minimal Vol. 1 Release (Event)

Published
Start: June 29, 2013 8:00 pm
End: June 30, 2013 1:00 am
Venue: Emporium Arcade Bar
Phone: (773) 697-7922
Address:
1366 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL, 60622, United States

minimalvol1minimal
Join Indie City Games at the Emporium Arcade Bar for the release of our new collection of games for the Indie City Arcade machine.

Rob Lach has traveled the e-globe and meticulously composited a collection of minimalist games for our endless enjoyment.

Read More...

Indie City Games Meeting (Event)

Published
Start: June 29, 2013 1:00 pm
End: June 29, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM)
Phone: (312) 362-8381
Address:
243 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL, 60604, United States

Are you ready for a brand new meeting of Indie City Games? I sure hope so, because we're having one June 29th!

The theme of this meeting is going to be "design rants". We've got a rapid-fire succession of quick talks on topics from AI programming to level design lined up.

Read More...

Indie City Arcade Launch Party

Published

The moment you have all been waiting for is upon us: the launch of the Indie City Arcade cabinet at the Emporium Arcade Bar. We have been working tirelessly, painting, soldering, testing and loving this beast into a truly magnificent creature that we can’t wait to unleash to the world.

For those that have been living under a rock the Indie City Arcade cabinet is powered by pure indie dreams and love. We ran a game jam last month and were blown away by the variety and creativity of the games submitted.
http://sixpackgamejam.herokuapp.com/

Read More...