Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Spring 2011 Pitch Meeting

Join us for the first meeting of the semester. The Spring 2011 Pitch Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 27th at 5 pm in Olsson 009. Experienced members of the club will pitch five new projects with positions available for programmers, artists, designers, and musicians. If you're not currently a member of the club, this is a great opportunity to see what we're about and get involved in making games. If you're already a member, make sure to try to make it as well, because this is you're best chance to see what projects we'll be working on and to get in on a team.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

SGD Team Places at Rosetta Stone Game Jam 2011

This winter break, a team from the Student Game Developers attended the 2011 Rosetta Stone Winter Game Jam and took 2nd place in the student division for their game Doodle Defender.

The three students were each awarded a MacBook Air and a 1-year subscription to Rosetta Stone TOTALe. Their team, Cornflower Blue, consisted of third year Computer Science majors Nicholas Loffredo, Andrew Gaubatz, and Daniel Epstein. You can check out a video of the game in action below:

The challenge was to develop a game themed around "exploration", "layers", and "ink" in 36 hours. 11 teams in all participated with 6 teams in the professional division and 5 in the student division.

For more information on the competition and the other winners, check out the official press release.

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