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Our annual one-day conference, Damage Camp, has been postponed from November 2019 to spring 2020! Stay tuned for the new date.

Intro to Tabletop Roleplaying Games

Monday, Nov 25 • 6:00pm

From Dungeons and Dragons to The Fall of Magic – an overview and exploration of tabletop roleplaying games as a medium.

Stitch & Stuff: Making Sewable Games

Tuesday, Nov 26 • 6:30pm

Join the crew from Social Body Lab in another Textile Game Controller workshop – this time, no screens!

Low Poly 3D Modeling with Blender 2.8

Saturday, Nov 30 • 1:00pm

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.

Low Poly 3D Modeling with Blender 2.8 – Part 2

Saturday, Dec 7 • 1:00pm

Join us for the second session in a two-part hands-on workshop on making low-poly 3D art.

Unity for Absolute Beginners

Sunday, Dec 8 • 1:00pm

Learn Unity from the ground up in this two-part class for absolute beginners!

Open RPG Gaming Night

Thursday, Dec 12 • 6:30pm

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!

December Social: Swap & Shop!

Saturday, Dec 14 • 5:00pm

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!

Unity for Absolute Beginners – Part 2

Sunday, Dec 15 • 1:00pm

Learn Unity from the ground up in this two-part class for absolute beginners!

January Speaker Social

Saturday, Jan 11 • 5:00pm

Join us for our monthly speaker social and hear about cool new games by members of our community.

Annual General Meeting

Saturday, Jan 25 • 1:00pm

Attend our member meeting for insight and input into our operations, finances, and plans for the future.

Game Writers Circle + Social

Wednesday, Jan 29 • 6:30pm

Join other game writers and narrative designers for a cozy get together every month!

Game Writers Circle + Social

Wednesday, Feb 26 • 6:30pm

Join other game writers and narrative designers for a cozy get together every month!

Game Writers Circle + Social

Wednesday, Mar 25 • 6:30pm

Join other game writers and narrative designers for a cozy get together every month!

Game Writers Circle + Social

Wednesday, Apr 29 • 6:30pm

Join other game writers and narrative designers for a cozy get together every month!

Recent Events

Friday, Nov 15, 2019

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, Nov 9, 2019

November Speaker Social

Join us for our monthly speaker social and hear about cool new games by members of our community.

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Intro to Typography for Indie Games

In this practical and info-packed lecture, designer Nate Davis will demystify typography and typesetting for games.

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

Tabletop Game Night 04: Dungeon World

Join us for fun night of roleplaying with our freshly minted Dungeon World GMs!

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

Wearable Game Controllers: Halloween Edition

Come make wearable game controllers out of vampire capes, witches’ hats, and zombie bandages!

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Writing Text-Based Horror Games

Kaitlin Tremblay and Natalie Zina Walschots will discuss what you need to know to write and design games that will scare the crap out of players.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Haunted Homecoming

Save the date on behalf of your spooky teen monster!

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

GMing Club 04: Dungeon World

Always wanted to run a tabletop RPG? Come learn a new game with the DMG community!

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019

October Social

Join us for our monthly speaker social and hear about cool new games by members of our community.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

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!

501+ Past Events

Open RPG Gaming Night • November Speaker Social • Intro to Typography for Indie Games • Tabletop Game Night 04: Dungeon World • Wearable Game Controllers: Halloween Edition • Writing Text-Based Horror Games • Haunted Homecoming • GMing Club 04: Dungeon World • October Social • Open RPG Gaming Night • Open RPG Gaming Night • Broadcasting Play: A Panel on Podcasting and Streaming RPGs • Storytelling Game Night • Sunday Sundae Social • Hiring Professional Voice Performers for Your Game • Grant-Writing Info Session for Media Artists • Love's Secret Domain LARP Playtest • Intro to Clip Studio & Krita • Writing Dialogue For Games • Killing Cyberpunk Exhibition • Modular Building with 3DS Max & UE4 • May Speaker Social: Later Alligator! • Open RPG Gaming Night • Killing Cyberpunk Showcase • Intro to Unreal Blueprints • April Speaker Social: Horror Games of the 2000s + visceral VR • Intro to the Unreal Material Graph • Intro to Arduino • Intro to Unity Particles and VFX • Body-Centric Game Controllers • DMG GDC Offsite 2019 • Building Safety, Inclusivity and Trust at the Table • Freelance Negotiations for Artists and Contractors • Adventure Jam • Feb Fatale 6: Killing Cyberpunk • Budgeting for Indie Games • Tiny 2D Point and Click Adventures in Unity • Tabletop Game Night 03: Monsterhearts 2 • Annual General Meeting • GMing Club 03: Monsterhearts 2 • Open RPG Gaming Night • Performance Optimization in Unity • Intro to Unity • Dames Playing Games #7 • Intro to Textile Game Controllers • Tabletop Game Night 02: Apocalypse World • Are You Afraid of the LARP? • Intro to Live-Action Roleplay • GMing Club 02 • CREEPIN-IT-REAL 2018 • Intro to Zbrush 2 • LARP Night: Juggernaut • Intro to Zbrush 1 • VVV Jam • Tiny 2D Point and Click Adventures in Unity • October Speaker Social • Microscope Game Night • Party Party Party! Jam • August Speaker Social • Tabletop Game Night: Dungeon World • GMing Club • July Speaker Social • Intro to Tabletop Roleplaying Games • VR Dames July Meetup • VR Dames June Meetup • Game Dev Book Club Spring 2018 #3 • Game Dev Book Club Spring 2018 #2 • Intro to Game Design • May Speaker Social • Wearable Tech Studio • No Tokens - May Edition • Game Dev Book Club Spring 2018 – Week 1 • VR Dames May Meetup • DMG GDC Offsite 2018 • POSTPONED: Annual General Meeting • DMG VR Social: A look back at SPF 90 FPS • November Social • Build Your Own Dating Sim • Halloween Party: Scary-oke Edition • October Social • Intro to WebVR • Damage Camp • Damage Camp Opening Party + SPF 90 FPS Showcase • Creating Appealing Character Narratives • Inclusive Podcast Workshop with Katie Jensen • Inclusive Podcast Workshop with Katie Jensen • No Tokens: People of Colour August Game Social • Writing Romance Games Part 2: Writer's Group • Writing Romance Games Part 1: Talk & Discussion • July Speaker Social • Writing Horror Games • Intro to Substance Painter • Intro to Maya: Rigging and Animation • Intro to Maya: Texturing and Rendering • Intro to Game Design • Intro to Zbrush • Intro to Maya: Modeling • Diversity and Decolonization in Video Games (presented by aluCine) • No Tokens: People of Colour June Game Social • Writing Non-Linear Games

And many more…