|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.
Wednesday, May 3rd
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.
Thursday, May 11th
Pratt Shows: Design – Professionals and Alumni Opening – This opening event provides a unique opportunity to celebrate the Pratt Institute students’ showcasing design work from the School of Design, School of Architecture, School of Art and Game Design.
IGDA Detroit Presents: Gerald Sumpter – Gerald Sumpter will be presenting online with the folks at IGDA Detroit about art pipelines and workflows!
Friday, May 12th
iArt Interactive Installation Show – Join students from the Interactive Installation course for the Spring iArt Show! This year’s students come from the Integrated Media Arts MFA and Film & Media program at Hunter College, as well as an array of visiting students from CUNY Graduate Center.
Saturday, May 13th
Wonderville Monthly 2 Hour Game Jam Club – Each month, gather to make short games using simple to use game engines. The second month will feature Web Games with Bitsy Game Maker based on a random suggestion from Wikipedia.
Sunday, May 14th
Comix Library at Wonderville – The Comix Library has comic books and graphic novels to read onsite. First and second series volumes, full graphic novels, and one-off comics available to explore!
Monday, May 15th
NYU Game Center 2023 Twitch Showcase – Join the Game Center for a live streamed Showcase preview with interviews, trailers and gameplay of Capstone projects featured in the full showcase later in the week.
Wednesday, May 17th
Action Design NYC: Come Out and Play! – In this session you’ll explore Play, what it means, why it matters, and how to get more during an outdoor session.
Building and Using Virtual Reality in Education (VR in Education) – Connect with educators, developers and others in the space to discuss effective ways of developing and implementing VR in educational spaces.
Thursday, May 18th
NYU Game Center Showcase 2023 – Stop by and play games made over the course of the past year at the NYU Game Center! Students will be showing demos of their work, and you can meet and chat with them about their game making process.
Monthly Thursdays with Hacker Hours – Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience!
Sunday, May 21st
Animation Nights New York (ANNY) Virtual Screening – ANNY’s monthly screenings of In Competition films available for limited viewing online.
Saison Zero at Wonderville – looking to jump into the wide world of TTRPGs like D&D, but maybe a little less crunchy? Come on down to Saison Zero, this month will feature open tables for Troika! and CY_BORG
First StreamNYC 2023 Meetup, Powered by Twitch – Twitch is welcoming streamers from any platform and folks who want to learn about the world of live-streaming to hang out at OS NYC!
Tuesday, May 23rd
Taco Tuesday with Coexist – Join Coexist for a casual social with Tacos, games, drinks and music!
Friday, May 26th
Art Show Meetup at Spongies Café with WIG NYC – Support fellow WIG members and 15 other artists at Spongies Café in Chinatown!
Wednesday, May 31st
Made in NY Animation Showcase – TAP is showcasing participants’ work to the wider community at the iconic SVA theatre in Manhattan.