Monthly socials, technical workshops, game nights + more

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Intro to Substance Painter

Thursday, Jun 29 • 6:30pm

Get started with Substance Painter, and familiarize yourself with practical workflows for using the software.

Writing Horror Games

Friday, Jun 30 • 6:30pm

Do you want to terrify all your friends with horror games? Or just slightly spook them? Or use horror as a metaphor? Want to unsettle and disturb your players? Then join this workshop!

July Speaker Social

Saturday, Jul 15 • 6:30pm

Our monthly social, featuring talks, low-key socializing and snacks! This month, Sophia Park and Penelope Evans will talk about fandom and fan expression in games, writing metafiction, and the mysteries of Arc Symphony.

Writing Romance Games Part 1: Talk & Discussion

Friday, Jul 28 • 6:30pm

Love romance games? Want to learn how to write one yourself? Or just want an excuse to write something steamy? This is the workshop for you!

Writing Romance Games Part 2: Writer's Group

Sunday, Aug 13 • 12:00pm

Love romance games? Want to learn how to write one yourself? Join our writer’s group for discussion and critique!

Intro to WebVR

Tuesday, Aug 29 • 6:30pm

A hands-on intro to free and open-source frameworks that are making VR accessible to just about anyone with a computer and access to the web.

409+ Past Events

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 • June VR Social: Work + Play • Artist Talk: Zeesy Powers • Interactive Fiction and Narrative Games Writing • May VR Social: Social VR and Virtual Theatre • Unity VR Roadshow & Certified Developer Exam • Transgression Arcade • Intro to Zinemaking Workshop • Designing Escape Rooms • No Tokens: People of Colour Game Social • April VR Open Work Session • Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming • Interactive Fiction and Narrative Games Writing • Introduction to Augmented Reality using Unity and Vuforia • March VR Social • Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming • March Social: GDC Offsite Edition! • DATE CHANGE! Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming • Feb Fatale 5: Transgression • February Social: Dames Playing Games • Interactive Fiction and Narrative Games Writing • Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming • Intro to Maya for VR (Session 3) • Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming • January Social + Video Chuck with Charles Street Video • Global Game Jam • Intro to Maya for VR (Session 2) • Intro to Maya for VR • Holiday Social + 2016 Member Showcase • November Social + Hyperreal Jam Showcase • No Jam 4 • Unsettling Settlers: Intervention Game Night • No Jam 4 Kickoff Workshop • Scary Reality: A VR Halloween Party • VR Dames Social: 360 Video - Co-presentation with Charles Street Video • OAC Grant Writing Night • VR Dames Work & Play • August Game Club: Inside • Hyperreal Jam • June Speaker Social • VR Dames v0.1.1 • VR Dames v0.1.0 • [#DMGTalks] We Are Fine: That Ain't Your Old Folks' Oppression 101 • Dames Draw Night • March Social: GDC Offsite Edition! • Dames Draw Night • Brew Your Own Kombucha Workshop • Annual General Meeting • February Speaker Social • Dames Demaking Games • 3D Sculpting Social • Global Game Jam: DMG Edition! • Sunday Sundae Social • The #Dameularity: Build Your Own Twitter Bot! • 3D Sculpting Social • Glitchy Post Effects • November Social: Dames Playing Games • Video Chuck: Let's Play, FMVs + Interactive Screening • Dreadcade Halloween Party + Arcade • Intro to Modeling in Maya • October Speakers Social • DreadCade: Craft + Decoration Night • Tabletop Game Night: The Sinister Baron Munchausen with Rachel Kahn • The Dread Jam • PICO-8 Workshop + Mini Game Jam • September Picnic Social • Infinity Mirror Workshop • August Speakers Social • Secret Loves of Geek Girls Panel and Reception • Videogames for Humans Reading • June Speakers Social • Gym Jam Demo Night • Gym Jam • Dames Throwing Axes • Gym Jam Info Session • May Speakers Social + FIGHT! Launch Party • April Open Studio Night • April Speakers Social • Get Groovy Game Gifs in Unity • Open Studio Session / WIP Critique Night • March Speakers Social • The Gospel According to Hulk Hogan • Feb Fatale 3 Showcase • The Tilted Hand: Sexism and Racism in Pinball (Deluxe Canadian Version) • Killer Interfaces! Party + Fundraiser • #ExtraExtraReadAllAboutIt: Social Media & Citizen Journalism • Start Copying Me: Zines in the Digital Age • Feb Fatale 3: Killer Interfaces • January Speakers Social • Annual General Meeting • Holiday Potluck Brunch • Intro to Unity • November Speakers Social • Spookcade! A Halloween Fundraiser for DMG

And many more…