Event

13 Jun Multi-School Minecraft

Liam O'Donnell writes us about a Multi-School Minecraft Project event: Minecraft! That blocky Lego-style game that seems to be everywhere. Including schools. Before you panic that teachers are ruining a perfectly awesome game with learning, join three TDSB educators to see how their students lead the way in creating, playing and...

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05 Jun IGDA Rant and Rave Night Call for Submissions

Ryan from IGDA Toronto writes: We are now taking submissions for IGDA Toronto's Rant and Rave night! This year we are welcoming submissions for 5-minute microtalks that are either constructively nitpicky or passionately positive. Submit your rant OR rave proposal to igdatoronto@gmail.com by Sunday June 16th....

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22 May COVER ME! IGDA Panel on Getting Media Coverage

Our friends at IGDA Toronto have organized a panel: Come along and hear Canada's top games journalists including Steve Tilley (Sun Media / Electric Playground), Dan Kaszor (Post Arcade), Jim Squires (Gamezebo), Andrew Webster (The Verge) and Peter Nowak (Globe & Mail) discuss games coverage of...

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06 May Love Comics & Games?

Then you've already salivated over the post with the amazing games being showcased at TCAF this weekend. (We still need some volunteers for that, by the way -- drop Kaitlin a line to find out more!) And probably you've already RSVPed to the art show opening...

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23 Apr Comics vs. Games 2 Showcase at TCAF

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is fast approaching and with it our expanded Comics vs. Games 2 programming brought to you with the support of Bento Miso, who are sponsoring this year's events! Bento Miso have already announced their line-up of talented local game makers...

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22 Apr IGDA Toronto Chapter Presents Class Warfare

    WHEN: Thursday April 2th at 7PM WHERE: The Bahen Center for Information Tech - 40 St. George Street Toronto, Room 1190   We don't need no education -- or do we? IGDA Toronto's latest panel discussion, Class Warfare, attempts to answer the question. Join us on April 25 as a range...

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07 Apr Bit Bazaar Taking Applications

Jennie from Bento Miso let us know about Bit Bazaar, a marketplace-style event that will run alongside the Attract Mode show as part of Comics Vs. Games 2, and on the same day as the CvG panel -- May 11. From their site: With more than a...

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02 Apr Toronto Public Library Launches ARG

Hand Eye Society Executive Director Jim Munroe writes: Today is the launch of KTR 451, a game I developed for the Toronto Public Library. Drawing on the themes and characters in Fahrenheit 451 (the TPL’s One Book this year), it’s a simple alternate reality game —...

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18 Feb Pipe Trouble Launch at Get Well

If you missed the Pipe Trouble cabs at the last Long Winter, all is not lost. Alex Jansen writes: PIPE TROUBLE releases online and for select tablets on Wednesday February 27th. Please join us for craft beer, vintage arcade games & indie rock. The launch...

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