Global Game Jam 2014 Was a Success!

Hey everyone,

We just had Global Game Jam 2014 and with 50+ jammers we created 10 unique games! The theme this year was “Things are not as they are, but as we are.” 

Here is a link to the 10 games created at the Cal Poly jam site this year:

http://globalgamejam.org/2014/jam-sites/cal-poly/games

 

Also, stay tuned for our club-made club fair game. We are gathering ideas and making a game for the upcoming Cal Poly club fair!

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First Meeting of the Quarter!

CPGD’s first meeting will take place this Thursday. We’ll be discussing some of the upcoming events we’re planning, as well as getting your feedback on what you’d like to see from CPGD this year.

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Location: 14 – 249
Time: 7:10 PM

There will be pizza!

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Website Overhaul

Over the next few weeks we will be updating the CPGD.org website with fresh new content and possibly a new look. CPGD is alive, healthy, and getting ready to explode this next school year. Stick around to hear about our Game of the Month awards, targeted meetings (Artists, Designers, Developers), and huge list of game jams we will be holding throughout the year!

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Zynga Talk!

Date: Thursday – March 1, 2012
Location: Advanced Technology Labs – ATL (Building 007)
Time: 11:00 – 12:10pm
Title: ZYNGA: An amazing place to work and create

Presenters: Yoni Lateiner, Matt Kraft, and John Vu

Abstract: Exciting opportunities at the social gaming leader. Representatives from Zynga will be on campus to talk about the work, culture and fun that takes place every day. If you have ever wondered if you could have a career making games, this is your chance to find out how!

Note: Consider bringing your resume! Summer internships and full time positions are available

The presentation is co-sponsored by:
ACM, WISH, Game Development student clubs

See the flyer here.

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Global Game Jam!

Do you like game design and Can you create a game in 48 hours?

Wanted: Programmers, Artists, Musicians, Audio Engineers, Writers, Game Designers, Game Enthusiasts: No experience required!

Event: Jan. 27 – 29, 2012
Info session: Jan 26 @ 6PM
Cal Poly Bldg 14-232B

For additional information check out the Official Poster!
Or contact us at info@cpgd.org

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Excited for the coming year!

Hey everyone!

The rest of the officers and I are excited to see you all again and have been talking about things to come. This year is going to be great!

Come visit us during the WoW Block Party in a couple weeks and we’d love to talk to you!

We are looking to have more Game Jam-like events and more focus on getting you guys to MAKE GAMES together!

Hope to see you soon,

~Tag

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Pitch Night

We have had some pretty cool ideas come through our club since we started this quarter.  Many of our members and officers will be solidifying those ideas at our Pitch Night tonight at 6pm!  If you are interested in joining a team, tonight is your chance to see some of the ideas that are going to be made into actual games.  Better yet, if you have an idea you want to show off, just contact us at officers@cpgd.org so we can put you in the schedule!

  • Location: bldg 3, room 114
  • Time: 6-7:30pm
  • Date: Friday, October 22nd

See you all there!

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