April Meeting – Susan Gold on the Global Game Jam: 2009 – 2015 and Beyond

March 15, 2015

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Tuesday, April 7th at Moksa in Cambridge and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by Susan Gold from Northeastern and the Global Game Jam, who will be giving a talk entitled: “The Gooey Goodness of Jam: Global Game Jam 2009-2015 and Beyond” Presented by Susan Gold, Professor of the Practice at Northeastern […]

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UPDATE: February Meeting – Presentation Postponed – Party with Game Dev Mixer is ON!

February 4, 2015

*Note: Our meeting this month is starting earlier than normal at 6:30PM UPDATE: Due to recent inclement weather, we will need to postpone Susan Gold’s Game Jam presentation to a later date this month or in March. We apologize for the change in plans. However, this month’s Boston Post Mortem Meeting on February 11th will still take […]

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January Meeting – Chris Foster and Mike Mandel on Designing Games for New Technology

January 7, 2015

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Wednesday, January 14th at Moksa in Cambridge and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by Chris Foster and Mike Mandel from Harmonix Music Systems, who will be giving a talk entitled: “New Eyes, No Hands: Designing Games for New Technology” Presented by Chris Foster, Senior Designer & Mike Mandel, Software Developer of Harmonix […]

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2015 MassDiGI Challenge – Registration Open

January 7, 2015

The MassDiGI Game Challenge is a pitch competition and event that helps aspiring game developers launch new games. The 2015 Game Challenge will be held on February 6 & 7 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, Mass. featuring industry mentors, panel discussions, keynote talks and great prizes! Registration for both competing teams and general […]

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Northeastern Game Study with Susan Gold

December 17, 2014

Susan Gold has talked to us regarding an ongoing study that she and other universities are conducting around Assassins Creed Unity, and the potential for learned historical knowledge through play. Participation includes a Free Copy of Assassins Creed Unity! The goal of the study is to assess possible improvement in historical knowledge as a result […]

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December Meeting – Disruptor Beam on Bringing Game of Thrones Ascent to Mobile

December 4, 2014

This month’s Boston Post Mortem is Wednesday, December 17th at Moksa in Cambridge and will begin at 7pm. Our presentation this month will be by the folks at Disruptor Beam, who will be giving a talk entitled: Game of Thrones Ascent on Mobile Bringing GoTA to iOS and Android When Disruptor Beam developed Game of Thrones Ascent, the plan was always to […]

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MIT Press 30% Discount on Game Studies Titles

November 20, 2014

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 […]

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November Meeting Announcements

November 20, 2014

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 […]

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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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