Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Games Gateway Meeting April 2

This is a meeting of people creating games for other than strictly entertainment purposes. The next topic is 'Fantasy Politics'. See the link for details.

When: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 6:30 PM

Where: Garvey Schubert Barer
1000 Potomac St., N.W. Suite 500
Washington, DC 20007

Artist Modding Game Engines for Topical Subject

"Virtual Jihadi" Spins "Hunt for Bush" with Suicide Bomber Angle

Monday, March 17, 2008

Games Class This Week

Just a reminder to read the article "What Games Are" by Raph Koster, which has been posted in Course Documents on Blackboard.

Also, if you have a proposal please Upload it to the Wiki and provide a link on your profile page. We'll be reviewing them in class.

See the Wiki Tips page on the Wiki.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Serious Games for Engaging Youth in DC

Serious Games for Engaging Youth: Innovative Approaches Reaching Out of the Classroom

RSVP Today!! Email:

The Embassy of Sweden and the Swedish Trade Council invite you to a conference on innovative approaches to engage youth in serious issues moderated by keynote speaker, Ben Sawyer, Co-Founder of the Serious Games Initiative.
Registration is free of charge. For full program details, speaker profiles and practical information visit:

Monday, March 17, 2008
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Networking reception to follow

Animator's Roundtable Meeting

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 13! DC_SIGGRAPH and the Animator's Roundtable are getting together for DEMO REEL/PORTFOLIO NIGHT PART 1 at the Art Insititute of Washington, (at the Rosslyn metro stop).

If you want to see what's happening with animation and 3D graphics in the DC area this is a great meeting.

More info coming...