Happenings in the NYC game dev community and beyond.
Unless otherwise noted, events are (probably!) free to attend. Follow @GameDevNYC for event alerts. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to add your org’s events.
Tuesday, August 1st
3rd Monthly Nidhogg 2 Open Tournament at Wonderville – Join hosts Ivy Davis & Mel Melendez at this FREE Nidhogg 2 tournament at Wonderville! Beginners welcome!
Wednesday, August 2nd
Jackson Heights Board Game Night – Enjoy tasty dinner options, cocktails, local craft beers, and a large selection of wines at The Queensboro while playing some new and classic board games with the Shenanigans Crew.
NYC Indie Games Social – The NYC Indie Games social is a monthly gathering for indie game devs of all stripes to mix and mingle in a casual, relaxed setting.
Saturday, August 5th
Play NYC – NYCs biggest game convention will once again feature playable games from studios large and small, and from creators old and new at the Metropolitan Pavilion!
Sunday, August 6th
Virtual Sundays with Hacker Hours – Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience!
Friday, August 11th
Long Island Retro Gaming Expo – Held annually at The Cradle of Aviation, LI Retro houses over three levels of arcades, hundreds of console and PC gaming events, exclusive exhibits, engaging panels, curated vendors, live performances, and more
Tuesday, August 15th
Animation Nights New York Monthly In-Person Screening – ANNY is a monthly curated screening of Animated Short films from all around the world.
Bring Your Own Animation with NYC ACM SIGGRAPH – Bring Your Own Animation is not limited to animated shorts! VFX work, motion graphics, showreels, wireframes/animatics/works-in-progress, even game or VR demos are welcome.
Wednesday, August 16th
Long Island Game Dev Virtual Get Together – This is a great opportunity to network with game developers on Long Island, share your work, and talk about all the challenges of Game Dev
Thursday, August 17th
Monthly Thursdays with Hacker Hours – Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience!
Friday, August 18th
Brooklyn Experimental & Electronic Music Meetup August Showcase – Join Wonderville’s electronic music community for their August showcase featuring an eclectic mix of New York City’s artists
Saturday, August 19th
CUNY Esports Valorant Competition – Harlem Gallery of Science and the City College of New York are hosting the Valorant Competition among four CUNY Colleges – Baruch College, Brooklyn College, CCNY, and Hostos Community College
Comix Library at Wonderville – Stop by for first and second series volumes, full graphic novels, local artists, and one-off comics on-site to explore!
Sunday, August 20th
CCNY Come Out and Play Festival – The Digital Game Design Program at City College will host activities and games for families with children and adults playing together, teens and adults playing alone.
ANNY Virtual Screening: Going Deeper – A mixer and presentation of animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences from all around the world!
Tuesday, August 22nd
Taco Tuesday with Coexist – Join Coexist for a casual social with Tacos, games, drinks and music!
Wednesday, August 23rd
GUMBO Board Game and Tabletop Playtest Night – The NYC Indie Games social is a monthly gathering for indie game devs of all stripes to mix and mingle in a casual, relaxed setting.