For those who couldn’t make it to this year’s Game Developers Conference, IGDA Toronto brought a little bit of GDC back to its members at home. The conference’s 2012 edition saw a large Toronto contingent represented in its speaker lineup and two of them generously remounted their talks at our monthly chapter meeting on March [...]
On a Thursday evening in Toronto, a journalist told an assembled group to “kill your babies” and everyone seemed to agree with her. No, this wasn’t some infanticide advocacy group; this was IGDA Toronto’s “Straight Outta TOJam: Pint-Sized Postmortems” event held at Metro Hall on June 9th, 2011. The event was organized to showcase a [...]
Did you miss the Gala? See a video of the whole show here! The Bell TIFF Lightbox hosted another star-studded event tonight. This time, the stars of Toronto’s game development scene—indie and big ticket alike—came out to discuss their games and their studios. All that was missing was the red carpet (Note: for the next [...]
Another successful GDC is behind us. We’re all back home in Toronto, ready to get back to the serious business of fun. For those of us who unfortunately could not attend, prominent members of the Toronto game development community spoke tonight and tortured us—excuse me—enchanted us with tales of their experiences at GDC. The sessions, [...]
Love was in the air (for games that is) as the IGDA Toronto hosted their first event of 2011. It was a speed dating style networking event straight out of the pages of Cupid’s handbook and the IGDA Toronto was there to make it happen! This event packed the room with over one hundred registered participants [...]
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ While the winds of a cool autumn October night blew through the streets of Toronto, inside the Metro building a room slowly began to fill with aspiring entrepreneurs and game industry professionals. Jason MacIsaac took to the podium and started the monthly IGDA meeting with a small introduction of each guest speaker.