MIT Press 30% Discount on Game Studies Titles

by Dan Salsberg on November 20, 2014

in Announcements

MIT Press Game Studies Digital Flyer. Code: MBPM30

The MIT Press has generously provided a discount on their games studies titles for our members and attendees. The discount code is MBPM30, which is now active and can be used for 30% off when any of the game studies titles are purchased on their website at mitpress.mit.edu.

The game studies titles are all listed here.

Please check them out!

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November Meeting Announcements

by Dan Salsberg on November 20, 2014

in Announcements,Event announcements

A listing of all of the announcements from our November Boston Post Mortem meeting.

Boston Games Forum
Boston Games Forum is now looking for a new Community Manager. Please contact Rohit for additional details on the position.
Contact: Rohit Crasta, Community Manager
Website: http://www.meetup.com/boston-games/

Girls Make Games
Girls Make Games will be hosting a workshop at the MIT Stata Center, located at 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge from Sat, Nov 22 – Sun, Nov 23. They are currently full in terms of students and volunteers, but are extending an invite to their Boston meet up on Sunday, Nov 23 – Coffee, Cupcakes and New Friends!
Contact: Laila Shabir
Website: http://www.meetup.com/Girls-Make-Games-Boston-Cambridge/
Date: Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23

Myo Studios
Myo Studios is a creative content studio, looking for people in a variety of positions dealing with VR.
Contact: Matheus DePaula-Santos, COO

Video Game Music Choir
The choir is performing at Northeast Comic Con taking place at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA on Sat, Dec 6 and Sun, Dec 7.
Contact: Christine Bürki
Website: https://vgmchoir.bandcamp.com/
Date: Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7

Reactive Studios
Codename Cygnus is working on a platform for interactive audio stories. They are currently looking to hire people in sound production, writers and actors. They’re also looking for someone with mobule dev with Obj-C (iOS) expertise.
Contact: Jon Myers, CEO
Website: http://www.codenamecygnus.com/

Harmonix Music Systems
Harmonix is currently hiring for open positions in the Publishing, Art and Engineering departments. Please view our current listings at http://www.harmonixmusic.com/about/jobs/.
Contact: Melissa Ferrao, Executive Assistant
Website: http://www.harmonixmusic.com/

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November Meeting – Eric Robinson on Untapped Potential in Game Audio

November 4, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Wednesday, November 12th at Moksa in Cambridge and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by Eric Robinson, who will be giving a talk entitled: Untapped Potential in Game Audio Heightening the Emotional Impact of Music in Games We speak of “cinematic music” in games but the overall experience is rarely “cinematic” […]

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October Meeting – Joe Mirabello on Tower of Guns

October 2, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, October 14th at Moksa in Cambridge (18+) and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by Joe Mirabello, who will be giving a post-mortem of ‘Tower of Guns” How to Cheat at Making Indie Games: Tower of Guns Post Mortem. Solo developer Joe Mirabello goes into some of the unique problems and strange solutions […]

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September Meeting – Jenna Hoffstein on The Counting Kingdom

September 4, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, September 16th at Moksa in Cambridge (18+) and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by Jenna Hoffstein, who will be giving a post-mortem of ‘The Counting Kingdom” Jenna Hoffstein, founder of Little Worlds Interactive, gives a post-mortem on the launch of The Counting Kingdom. This talk will touch on some of the […]

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August Meeting – Jack Dalrymple on The Art of Game Trailers

August 5, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, August 12th at Moksa in Cambridge (18+) and will begin at 6pm.  Please note that this month the meet up is an hour earlier then usual, and that the presentation will begin at 7pm instead of 8pm.  Our presentation this month will be by Jack Dalrymple, who will be giving a talk on ‘The […]

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July Meeting – BPM Doubleheader, Featuring Tom Lin and Trevor Stricker

July 8, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Monday, July 14th at Moksa in Cambridge and will begin at 7pm. This is a special night because we are having talks from our very own Tom Lin (Demiurge Studios) and Trevor Stricker (Disco Pixel).  We are also trying out a new location.  I repeat, this month’s Boston Post Mortem will be held at Moksa in Cambridge. […]

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June Meeting – Hannah Foell on Improv Comedy and Game Production

June 2, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, June 10th at 7pm at The Skellig in Waltham. Our presentation this month will be by Hannah Foell, who will be giving a talk on ‘Improv Comedy and Game Production and Development’ What can improv comedy teach us about being better game developers and collaborators? What does “Yes, And…” actually mean in the day to […]

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Boston VR Bender May 31st Through June 3rd

May 30, 2014

There is a really awesome set of events happening over the weekend and beyond.  Alex Schwartz, founder of the Boston Unity Group, has these details to share about what is going down: Hey all, Just a reminder that the 4-day stretch of VR-related events known as the ‘Boston VR Bender’ is beginning tomorrow! Come hang out […]

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May Meeting – Ken Rolston on Game Pitches

April 30, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Wednesday, May 7th at 7pm at The Skellig in Waltham. Our presentation this month will be by Ken Rolston, who will be giving a talk entitled: “Game Pitches” Description: “Visionary, Mentor, and Evangelist.” That’s Ken’s job title. No. Really. And it turns out that guiding the creation, development, and presentation of game pitches has become […]

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