Illinois – Chicago

Connect with Illinois – Chicago

IGDA Chicago strives to enrich our local game development community through civic engagement and regular events that facilitate networking and professional growth.

We coordinate with local businesses, academic institutions, and organizations to ensure Chicago thrives as a major game development hub of the Midwest.

Our community members benefit from a variety of social and professional opportunities including:

  • Social events like picnics, mixers, & game tournaments
  • Professional events like networking meetups, mentor cafes, & studio tours
  • Educational resources like panel, seminars, workshops, white papers, and tutorials
  • A wide network of potential friends, collaborators, mentors, employers, & kindred spirits

Find us and join our community on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch,, & Discord.

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