Project

30 Aug Education Working Group Meeting

Newly formed at the last Annual General Meeting, the Education Working Group is meeting for the first time this Wed. Sept. 5th at 7:30pm to discuss some proposals for programs and partners in the coming year. Building on the experience of previous projects like last year's Difference...

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03 Aug Comics Vs Games on Gamasutra / TCAF Panel

Remember the Comics vs Games project last spring where we teamed up indie comic artists and game makers to create a bunch of small games?  Well Gamasutra has written a great in-depth article on the project including interviews with the participants: "Steve Manale admits he is...

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25 Apr Comics VS Games

Five comic artists + Five game developers = Five games! Inspired by the artxgame projects in Los Angeles and San Francisco, TIFF Nexus’ Comics vs Games creative jam, led by Miguel Sternberg from the Hand Eye Society, has developed five inspiring game collaborations between nationally and internationally renowned independent comic and...

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17 Jan Difference Engine Games Now Available

The games made during the second incubator of the Difference Engine Initiative are here, along with screenshots and descriptions. Play a raging cyclist, an immoral prisoner, a space explorer, a Newfie adventurer, a memetic cat and a doughnut slaying questor. The games of the DEI were...

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21 Dec JAMuary is coming!

You'll have to wait til the new year for the release roundup of the second Difference Engine Initiative incubator games, but in the meanwhile you can check out some game clips and interviews with the creators in this video. Inspired? Check out this game jam being run...

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14 Nov Difference Engine Round 2 Game Presentation

Wednesday November 23rd (doors at 7pm, start-time 7:30) CSI Annex (720 Bathurst St., south of Bloor) Free The second round of the Difference Engine Initiative, a six week gamemaking incubator for women, is nearly over and we will be presenting the games that they made at the...

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06 Nov Torontron Twinstick Release at Animation Bash

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) is hosting an animation industry night this Thursday in support of the launch of their fest next summer. Tickets and more info available here. Our newest indie arcade cabinet, the Torontron Twinstick, will be released at the event. Curated...

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31 Oct Play a Different Role Today

[caption id="attachment_2352" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The first DEI incubator session, held at the Metanet office."][/caption] This being the day of dressing up, why not change up your usual videgame role and assume the identity of a Victorian eloper, a white girl rapper, a Yeti, a noir girl...

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