Indie City Games Meeting on April 21st

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After a long winter hibernation, Indie City Games has woken back up and is ready for another meeting! Are you ready to hear about recent developments in the world of Chicago indies? Are you ready to show off your latest works? I know I am!

On the agenda:

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Indie City Games Meeting on November 12th

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It's that special time again, when Chicago's indie developers gather together to show off their work. That's right: it's time for another Indie City Games meeting!

In addition to seeing the latest and greatest in Chicago indie game development, we'll also get updates on the progress of the Indie City arcade cabinet and discuss other indie business.

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Open House Games Expo August 20th!

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Greetings, indies and friends of indies!

In just two short weeks, Indie City Games is throwing an open-house games expo. Members of the general games-playing public are invited to show up, meet local indie developers, and play the games they've been hard at work creating. It's fun, it's free, and absolutely everyone is invited!

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IGDA/Indie City Games Showcase on May 28

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Hello Indie City!

I'm happy to announce we're teaming up with the Chicago chapter of the IGDA to do a showcase event. It'll be a great place to show off any games you may be working on. The showcase (which is also our next Indie City Games meetup) is on Saturday, May 28 from 12-3pm at the usual spot, 243 S. Wabash Ave, Room 924. This will be an awesome chance to meet with local developers who work in AAA games, Facebook games, or anything "not indie" I guess. :)

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Indie City Games December Meeting

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Indie City Games is having one final meeting before the holidays. Come to our Secret Santa Game Jam on Saturday, December 18! This is where you make a game as a gift for someone you care about.

It's in the usual location at DePaul University: 243 S. Wabash Ave, room 924. The meeting runs from 12-5pm as usual, but feel free to start working on your game beforehand. If you're an artist, maybe you can work on art this week and enlist a programmer to help you on Saturday. The game doesn't have to be for another Indie City games member.

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Question Blocks Podcast Episode #2

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Question Blocks Podcast Chicago Industry Special

This episode, the Question Blocks stray for their normal format and talk with several local game developers about their experiences being professionals in the ever changing Chicago game industry.

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Question Blocks Podcast Episode #1

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Here's the first episode of this brand new podcast by a group of Chicago game developers who like to debate and discuss games: Question Blocks.

In gear for Halloween this weeks topic is horror, and why horror games have started to go down hill. We have a guest interview with Thomas Grip from Frictional Games ( Amnesia: The Dark Descent) who tells us some of the nuances of working with horror.

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Indie City Games October 2010 Meetup

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This Saturday, October 16th at 12pm! Come by with your abandoned projects, old concept art, hand-drawn childhood game levels, whatever!

Now is the time to share all projects abandoned or unfinished. These could be long-dead projects that still have some interesting ideas, or simply unfinished games that you're trying to get done. Now is the perfect time to find some help for your project.

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Indie City Games September 2010 meeting

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This Saturday, September 11th, come check out the games made by local indie developers over the last 2 weeks for the first Indie City Games Jam!

The theme for this game jam is "things that fly." Folks have been working on games about vengeful clouds, balloon-bound animals, Greek mythology, a psychedelic couch mountain, and other soaring insanities.

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Indie City Games August 2010 Meetup & Game Jam

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The next Indie City Games meetup is waddling toward us like a friendly lil' Goomba!

On Saturday August 28th, at 12pm, we'll meet again at DePaul University for our third Indie City meetup, but our *first* Indie City Game Jam!

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