|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 October 4th
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 October 12th
Book Launch: The Beauty of Games by Frank Lantz – Frank Lantz returns to the NYU Game Center to discuss his new book and its many themes
Saturday October 14th
Monthly 2 Hour Game Jam Club: TikTok Filters with Sam Leigh – Join Wonderville and make short games using simple to use game engines!
Sunday October 15th
Saison Zero at Wonderville – Join Wonderville for a beginner-friendly TTRPG meetup, this month featuring tables for Troika! And Into the Odd!
Monday October 16th
Unity NYC: Rhythm & Boos – Join Unity NYC for a special event at the Lower Case in NY that will feature a presentation on how to make a successful rhythm-focused game.
Tuesday October 17th
Action Design Network NYC: Behavior Change & Sustainability with Amer Jandali – Continue the theme of Climate Week by attending this talk about behavior change, drawdown, and sustainability.
Worlds Greatest Gamer at Wonderville – Hosted by “The Boss Monster” Noah Waterman, the World’s Greatest Gamer is a chance for you to test your video gaming prowess in a tournament where every round is a different game.
Animation Nights New York In-Person at the Gutter Spare Room! – A monthly screening of the best animated short films, VR animation experiences and interactive games
Wednesday October 18th
Building and Using VR in Educations – A meetup to connect educators and others in the VR space!
Thursday October 19th
Getting You Game Funded: A Conversation with Investors & Insiders – Join the panel discussion exploring paths and strategies to get your game funded!
Wordhack feat. Sarah Rothberg, Jordan Magnuson and the Parks Staff – WordHack is a monthly evening of performances and talks exploring the intersection of language and technology with code poetry, digital literature, e-lit, language games and more
Saturday October 21st
Black Heaven Dating Sim Launch Party – Play a demo of the game, listen to the amazing soundtrack, and join a fanart contest for the characters for a chance to win prizes!
Sunday October 22nd
Animation Nights New York Virtual Screening – This event is a curated monthly screening of ANNYs in-competition films
Virtual Sundays with Hacker Hours – Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience.
Thursday October 26th
Brooklyn Experimental & Electronic Music October Showcase – Join Wonderville’s electronic music community for a showcase featuring an eclectic mix of New York City’s artists