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Make plans to come to the 2013 UMBC Digital Entertainment Conference (DEC) on Saturday, April 27th, starting at 10am in the Engineering Building lecture hall on the UMBC campus. This day long event is organized by the UMBC Game Developers Club, and … Continue reading
We have 30 participants in the Global Game Jam at UMBC this weekend, working on eight different games. Fitting for a world-wide event, the theme this year is non-verbal, it is the sound of a human heartbeat. They started at 5PM … Continue reading
This weekend, UMBC will be one of 320 sites from 65 countries around the world participating in Global Game Jam 2013. This year’s theme is announced at 5pm local time on Friday, and teams all over the world work all … Continue reading
OnyxFest is an independent game showcase, with networking opportunities, presentations by area indie game developers, and games to try. It will be Saturday, February 2nd from 10:00-3:00 in the Gameroom in the UMBC Commons. Details on the facebook event page.
Make plans to come to the 2012 UMBC Digital Entertainment Conference (DEC) on Saturday, April 28th, starting at 10am in UMBC Lecture Hall 1. This day long event is organized by the UMBC Game Developers Club, and sponsored this year by Zynga. … Continue reading
The Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day is a great tradition at UMBC. It celebrates creative work done by UMBC undergraduates through posters and presentations. This year’s is Wednesday April 25th. The game developers club has long presented their creative … Continue reading
UMBC has earned an Honorable Mention on The Princeton Review’s third annual list of undergraduate schools to study game design, placing it in the top 32 undergraduate schools for game design and development in the U.S. and Canada. The list, … Continue reading
We have a streaming feed from the Global Game Jam at UMBC at www.ustream.tv/channel/umbc-ggj Check it out!
UMBC computer science students should have gotten an email from me including the game development track classes this Spring. A few of those could be of interest to area game developers as well. There are options to take UMBC classes … Continue reading
New data is out from the Entertainment Software Association. UMBC GAIM is in good company as one of 343 universities offering degrees in game design, development or programming. It’s not surprising so many universities are offering game development-focused degrees. The … Continue reading