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:
Monday, November, 25
Intro to Tabletop Roleplaying Games
From Dungeons and Dragons to The Fall of Magic - an overview and exploration of tabletop roleplaying games as a medium.
Tuesday, November, 26
Stitch & Stuff: Making Sewable Games
Join the crew from Social Body Lab in another Textile Game Controller workshop - this time, no screens!
Saturday, November, 30
Low Poly 3D Modeling with Blender 2.8
Join us for a two-part hands-on workshop and learn from artist Kaitlyn Dougon! In the first lesson, participants will learn about how accessible Blender 2.8 is, some of its many, many functions and begin crafting a small table setting using basic shapes.
Saturday, December, 7
Low Poly 3D Modeling with Blender 2.8 – Part 2
Join us for the second session in a two-part hands-on workshop on making low-poly 3D art.
Sunday, December, 8
Unity for Absolute Beginners
Learn Unity from the ground up in this two-part class for absolute beginners!
Thursday, December, 12
Open RPG Gaming Night
Always wanted to try playing a roleplaying game like Dungeons and Dragons? Come enjoy a relaxed, beginner-friendly night of gaming, with DMG members facilitating and running rpgs, gm-less storytelling and worldbuilding games, and more!
Saturday, December, 14
December Social: Swap & Shop!
Get some fresh-for-you duds, and trade in your unworn coats, tops, dresses and winter accessories. Plus, DMG will have equipment for sale cheap!
Sunday, December, 15
Unity for Absolute Beginners – Part 2
Saturday, January, 11
January Speaker Social
Join us for our monthly speaker social and hear about cool new games by members of our community.
Saturday, January, 25
Annual General Meeting
Attend our member meeting for insight and input into our operations, finances, and plans for the future.
Wednesday, January, 29
Game Writers Circle + Social
Join other game writers and narrative designers for a cozy get together every month!
Wednesday, February, 26
Wednesday, March, 25
Wednesday, April, 29
Friday, November, 15
Saturday, November, 9
November Speaker Social
Thursday, November, 7
Intro to Typography for Indie Games
In this practical and info-packed lecture, designer Nate Davis will demystify typography and typesetting for games.
Wednesday, October, 30
Tabletop Game Night 04: Dungeon World
Join us for fun night of roleplaying with our freshly minted Dungeon World GMs!
Wearable Game Controllers: Halloween Edition
Come make wearable game controllers out of vampire capes, witches' hats, and zombie bandages!
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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