Workshop: Community Game Design

When: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 from 7-9pm Where: 3rd floor of Notman House / Cafe OSMOS (51 Sherbrooke Ouest – rue Clark entrance) Primary language: English Cost: free Ever wonder how you can maximize your UX (user experience) and game

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Audio, Visual Art and Polish

It’s week 5 everyone! You’re probably panicking at this point the weeks seem to have passed at lightning speed. Or perhaps there’s been an elusive bug that’s been haunting your entire weekends? Don’t worry. This is normal game dev life.

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Workshop: Breaking Down the Grind of Community Management

When: Thursday, February 21st, 2019 from 7-9pm Where: 3rd floor of Notman House / Cafe OSMOS (51 Sherbrooke Ouest – rue Clark entrance) Primary language: English Cost: free Work-life balance in game development is being fervently discussed these days, with

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Narrative Design and World Building

It’s week 4 now and we’re well on our way. We got a look at our incubees’ progress and everyone has really solidified their ideas! We’re deep into construction at this point: with a lot of the framework locked down,

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Meet the 2018-19 Pixelles Writing Group Participants!

First, we’d like to thank every single person who took the time to apply to the writing group — especially those who applied for the second time. There were a large number of talented applicants, and we hope everyone who

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Game Design and Paper Prototype

It was a really fun day for our incubees this week (even though we had to face a snowstorm!), as we revealed to each other the progress of everyone’s games! As we’re now halfway through the 6-week incubator, by now

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Programming and intro to MDA

Second session down – lots to talk about! We’re already seeing game visions take form. If you’re having a hard time getting clarity, try forming a sentence along this template: I want to make a [GENRE] game about [THEME] where

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Introductions and inspirations

The incubator has now officially started for 2019! Our 12 participants met together for the first time and were joined by some alumnae as well. Many of you are undoubtedly excited to start and this blog post is certainly the

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Meet the participants of the 7th Pixelles Game Incubator

Firstly, we want to thank everyone for sending in your applications. You are all amazing women with talents of your own right, and with so many applicants it’s an extremely difficult task. We have tried to pick a group of

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Pixelles Recommends: 5 Games You May Have Missed

To close out the year, we asked our coordinators if they’d played anything they thought more people should know about. Most of these didn’t release in 2018, but they’re ready to bring some joy or insight (or both) in whatever

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