Our programs provide accessible space, instruction and mentorship for diverse game makers.We are a not-for-profit and couldn't do it without your support!
Membership is open to all, and we offer a dues-free option.
We offer a wide range of free events, workshops, resources and services to our community and membership:
Thursday, May, 23
Killing Cyberpunk Exhibition
Play the games of DMG's annual noir-themed game jam – Feb Fatale – in a 10-day exhibition alongside Doors Open Toronto.
Wednesday, May, 29
Writing Dialogue For Games
Learn the fundamentals of writing dialogue for games, the different types of dialogue and how to successfully craft purposeful and effective dialogue for your projects.
Tuesday, June, 11
Intro to Clip Studio & Krita
Thinking of making the switch from Photoshop to the more wallet-friendly illustration and painting tools? This is the workshop for you.
Thursday, June, 13
Love's Secret Domain LARP Playtest
Love's Secret Domain is an experimental live-action game with dance elements themed around the music of Coil. It follows the lives of a group of queer noise musicians and hangers-on as they contemplate love, death, and the crushing socioeconomic pressures of heteronormativity while approaching middle age.
Wednesday, June, 19
Grant-Writing Info Session for Media Artists
DMG is excited to welcome Peter Kingstone, Visual & Media Arts Program Manager at the Toronto Arts Council, back to DMG for a workshop and discussion about applying for project grants as a media artist (hey, that's you!).
Thursday, June, 20
Hiring Professional Voice Performers for Your Game
Interested in how you, as an indie creator, can engage professional voice performers?
Dames Making Games is a not-for-profit videogame arts organization founded in Toronto in 2012. We run a wide range of programs and events for women, nonbinary, femme and queer folks interested in games. We support our membership by providing production space, education, advocacy, archiving, resource sharing and more collaborative practices.
Your support has a huge impact on our sustainability and the creative freedom on our members!
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