This month’s Post Mortem meeting will be the Made in MA party at Microsoft NERD this Thursday 4/10.  The party will be a chance for local devs to show off and hobnob with the out-of-towners that have come in for PAX.

Description:
MassTLC would like to welcome all game developers and exhibitors for PAX East to our 5th annual party to celebrate the local Massachusetts gaming industry and all it has to offer. Join us to see firsthand how Massachusetts has become a leading gaming hub and the amazing community of game developers, gamers, investors, students and enthusiasts that have made it such a success. This networking event will take place on April 10, the night before PAX East starts, and we are expecting a packed house with more than 1500 guests!

Registration Required!
The party has a listed price of $10 to cover food costs. You can register here.  Hope to see you there! (There is NO discount code this year.)
Logistics:
Thursday, April 10th
7pm @ Microsoft’s Northeastern Research and Development Center (NERD), Cambridge
Directions: http://microsoftcambridge.com/About/Directions/tabid/89/Default.aspx

Exhibitor Tables, Students, and Volunteer Opportunities!
Exhibitor tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Kristen@masstlc.org for more information. Students are invited to join and there will be a student gaming section as well.
There are also opportunities for folks to volunteer and help put on the event. If that is something you are interested in, please contact RNicoll@masstlc.org

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This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm at The Skellig in Waltham. Our presentation this month will be by Matt Boch and Jonathan Mintz, who will be giving a talk entitled: “Reimagining Fantasia: An Interactive Adventure in Color, Sound and Motion”

Later this year, Disney Interactive and Harmonix will release an interactive reimagining of Fantasia, Walt Disney’s animated classic. Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved combines the original vision for this groundbreaking film with Harmonix’s industry-leading music and motion game development expertise.

Creative Director Matt Boch and Lead Designer Jonathan Mintz from Harmonix share lessons learned from early prototypes, discuss the path through pre-production on new forms of gameplay, offer tips for working with a beloved but unusual license, and more!

Logistics: Wednesday March 12th 7pm @ The Skellig, Waltham Directions: http://www.bostonpostmortem.org/directions

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