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06 May [Video] It’s TOJam Weekend!

The annual three-day game-making extravaganza begins today! THERE WILL BE CONSEQUENCES is the theme of the 11th year of the Toronto Game Jam. To celebrate we're releasing two TOJam related segments from episode 2 of YYZ Gameshow, our webseries about the Toronto game community. The first one...

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03 May May’s Monthly Mayhem: Event Roundup

I’m feeling pretty felt optimistic about May. Maybe it’s thanks to Miitomo, a nifty app for introverts that lets you evade face-to-face interaction with actual people. Or because I’ve just found out the BELIEVE guy has his own Yelp page. It could be something in...

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24 Apr [Spotlight Game] The Yawhg

We’re here folks. The end of the line. The last episode. The Final Fantasy, for real this time. This essay is the thrilling conclusion of our Spotlight Game series, where for a year we’ve examined the vices and virtues of videogames by Toronto indie developers....

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22 Apr Three HES Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Spring is finally here! Why not celebrate with some videogames in social, light-filled spaces? This is a little reminder about three Hand Eye Society events coming up this weekend (and one on Tues) that you or someone you know may be interested in attending. Whether...

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28 Mar End-of-March Events and Discounts

Hey everyone! GDC (Game Developer Conference) is over and Sagan is back from San Francisco. I was on a panel called Ripple Effect: How Women-in-Games Initiatives Make a Difference which went really well; shout-outs to Dames Making Games and lots of supportive folks in the audience! While...

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25 Mar [Spotlight Game] Homo Synthetica

First things first: apologies. This month’s spotlight game is just as late as Spring. May our many hydrae heads be struck from our infinite writhing necks. Our second last spotlight game is Homo Synthetica by altopunk, a.k.a. the Frank Ocean of the Canadian game scene,...

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01 Mar March’s Magnificent Meetings: Event Round-up

  Hello supersonic groundhogs! It’s… Spring? We’re officially in the month of warily unzipping our coats, slush invading our footwear, and having no idea how to dress for the sometimes sunny, sometimes disgusting weather. Enjoy the mildly offensive season while heading to all these local indie...

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