Meeting Notes for June 27 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 6.27.2013

Membership Cards/Issues

  • National still has some data issues between new and old systems
  • If you haven’t yet joined, please do so through the regular IGDA site (https://members.igda.org/join/) – cost is $30
  • Once they get through the data you should all be in the database and cards will soon follow

Publicity/Membership

  • Check out our meetings now listed on the Campus Common Events Calendar!
  • A post on our group is on the Campus Blog

IGDA Chapter Charter

  • Sent in membership forms – If you’re an officer, make sure your membership is up to date!

Game Time!

  • Concept Doc is on Google Drive!
  • Continue working on concept art this week – continue to use the concept quality guide in the Google docs content area
  • Functional Spec is on Google Drive! Continue to check for updates – abilities, physics + stats
  • Feel free to post reference images aside your ideas/initial sketches so the group can gauge your target vision
  • Keep thinking about characters that would be easy to rig/animate and texture as you sketch out concepts!
  • Start thinking about UI design

 

*Keep in mind this project is not for profit and will be a free game –

The experience is where it’s at!*

IGDA Meeting WEDNESDAY July 3 @ 4PM Pacific / 7PM Eastern

GDA Chapter Meeting

Due to the Fourth of July holiday our meeting will be moved to Wednesday, July 3. =)

Wednesday, July 3rd on Skype
4:00 PM Pacific time / 7:00 PM Eastern time

All AIO GAD & MAA students are welcome, even if you have not yet joined the IGDA!

You can call in two ways:

1) Call from any land line or mobile phone to 412.927.0294
2) Call me directly through Skype (sara.wade.ai)

Once you call/Skype in I’ll add you to the group call.

Agenda:

1. Administrative stuff
2. Work on the awesome game

I hope to talk to you all then!

IGDA CHapter Meeting Thursday, June 27 @ 4PM Pacific / 7PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, June 27 on Skype
4:00 PM Pacific time / 7:00 PM Eastern time

All AIO GAD & MAA students are welcome, even if you have not yet joined the IGDA!

You can call in two ways:

1) Call from any land line or mobile phone to 412.927.0294
2) Call me directly through Skype (sara.wade.ai)

Once you call/Skype in I’ll add you to the group call.

Agenda:

1. Administrative stuff
2. Work on the awesome game

I hope to talk to you all then!

Meetings Notes for June 20 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 6.20.2013

Membership Cards/Issues

  • No changes here yet – National has our list and will check their data. They have some data issues between new and old systems so we may have to send your data again if you joined for $10 through the old system
  • If you haven’t yet joined, please do so through the regular IGDA site (https://members.igda.org/join/) – cost is $30
  • Once they get through the data you should all be in the database and cards will soon follow

Publicity/Membership

  • Check out our meetings now listed on the Campus Common Events Calendar!
  • We still have a “Top Ten Reasons to Join IGDA” post coming up on the Art Institute all-campus blog – keep a look out for it!

IGDA Chapter Charter

  • Sara will get these forms submitted next week

Game Time!

  • Concept Doc is on Google Drive!
  • All character information is included – read all about it!
  • Continue working on concept art this week – use the concept quality guide in the Google docs content area
  • Danielle is continuing to work on the function spec document next
  • If you’d like to, feel free to post reference images aside your ideas/initial sketches so the group can gauge your target vision
  • Right now, we’re focusing on a lot of ideas, not exactly quality at this stage (meaning finished designs) – stick to the rough concept scope in the Project > Concepts Rough > Characters  section of the doc
  • Keep thinking about characters that would be easy to rig/animate and texture as you sketch out concepts!

IGDA Chapter Meeting Thursday, June 20 @ 4PM Pacficif/7PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, June 20 on Skype
4:00 PM Pacific time / 7:00 PM Eastern time

All AIO GAD & MAA students are welcome, even if you have not yet joined the IGDA!

You can call in two ways:

1) Call from any land line or mobile phone to 412.927.0294
2) Call me directly through Skype (sara.wade.ai)

Once you call/Skype in I’ll add you to the group call.

Agenda:

1. Administrative stuff
2. Work on the awesome game

I hope to talk to you all then!

Meeting Notes for June 13 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 6.13.2013

Membership Cards/Issues

  • National is on it. They have our list and will check their data. They have some data issues between new and old systems so we may have to send your data again if you joined for $10 through the old system
  • If you haven’t yet joined, please do so through the regular IGDA site (https://members.igda.org/join/) – it’s only $30
  • If you joined at the $10 rate – that wasn’t supposed to happen. I think they are going to let it go because it’s not your fault so… lucky you.
  • Once they get through the data you should all be in the database and cards will soon follow.

Publicity/Membership

  • We have our meetings now listed on the Campus Common Events Calendar
  • We have a “Top Ten Reasons to Join IGDA” post coming up on the Art Institute all-campus blog

We have officers!

  • Krell is our new Vice President! Congrats Krell!
  • Danielle is our new Treasurer. Keep that treasure chest safe and don’t forget to wear your pirate outfit!

IGDA Chapter Charter

  • I’ll get these forms submitted next week.

Let’s Make this Game!

  • Concept Doc – on Google drive – Check it out!
  • Read all about the characters, story, game play, levels, features, nightmares, teddy bears rainbows, etc. Thanks Jeanette for putting this all together for the group!
  • Start working on concept art this week – use the concept quality guide in the Google docs content area
  • Danielle is working on the function spec document next. It may not be done before the next meeting due to Week 5 of classes.
  • Targeted concept art. Check Facebook page for targeted concept directions from Jeanette.
  • This game is going to be awesome!

IGDA Chapter Meeting Thursday, June 13 @ 4PM Pacficif/7PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, June 13 on Skype
4:00 PM Pacific time / 7:00 PM Eastern time

All AIO GAD & MAA students are welcome, even if you have not yet joined the IGDA!

You can call in two ways:

1) Call from any land line or mobile phone to 412.927.0294
2) Call me directly through Skype (sara.wade.ai)

Once you call/Skype in I’ll add you to the group call.

Agenda:

1. Administrative stuff: posts on the campus blog, campus events calendar update, chapter status update – officer voting results!
2. Work on the awesome game

I hope to talk to you all then!