IGDA Meeting Thursday, August 1 @ 4PM Central / 7 PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, August 1
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!

Agenda:

1. Administrative stuff
2. Game time!

I hope to talk to you all then!

Please note: We will be trying Mumble this week as a potential replacement to Skype.

Info and Setup Instructions:

Label:  AI IGDA
Address: west1.voice.enjin.com
Port: 60879
Username: Your Name (Example: Jeanette)

Setup Guide:

1.  Download Mumble  http://mumble.sourceforge.net/
2.  Install + Reboot (if required)
3.  Launch Mumble Application + perform setup (set a press to talk key, configure microphone, etc).
4.  By default you should see the “Mumble Server Connect” window – if not press the “world” icon at the top menu beneath ‘server’.
5.  At the bottom of the “Mumble Server Connect” window click “Add New…” button.
6.  Input the following:

Label:  AI IGDA
Address:  west1.voice.enjin.com
Port: 60879
Username:  Your Name (Example:  Jeanette)

7.  Click “OK”
8.  The new server will be saved under “Favorite” in the “Mumble Server Connect” Window
9.  Click AI IGDA in the “Favorite” menu and select “Connect” at the bottom.
10.  If asked to verify the certificate press “yes”.
12.  Voila!

Meeting Notes for July 18 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 7.18.2013

Membership Cards/Issues 

  • 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
  • Some of you have already gotten your cards – please be sure to give Sara your email addy (if you haven’t done so) so that the cards can be sent out to you. With any questions concerning cards, please contact Sara W.!

Publicity/Membership

  • Check out our meetings now listed on the Campus Common Events Calendar! 
  • A post on our group is on the Campus Blog – we’re working on creating an article to pull in more potential members
  • Continue to post in your classes about our amazing Chapter!  

IGDA Chapter Charter

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

Game Time!

  • If you haven’t yet, SIGN UP FOR OUR OFFICIAL FORUMS and get in on the conversation – http://aidevproject.enjin.com/ – we will still be using Facebook for smaller chats and ideas, but most of our project will be organized and kept on the Enjin forums
  • Functional Spec is on Google Drive – if you do not have access, please contact Danny Rich
  • Continue working on environment concepts this week – Start thinking about the environments/levels that players will have to navigate through
  • Once we have these ideas down, we can begin to coordinate [enemy] character concepts to coincide with those environments
  • Sara will check on the Enjin/forum budget and could have an update on any financial sort of help from AiPOD next week 

IGDA Meeting Wednesday, July 24 @ 4PM Pacific/7PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, July 24 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. Game time!

I hope to talk to you all then!

Meeting Notes for July 11 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 7.11.2013

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
  • Continue to post in your classes about our amazing Chapter! Post away!

IGDA Chapter Charter

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

Game Time!

  • Functional Spec is on Google Drive – if you do not have access, please contact Danny Rich
  • Continue working on concept art this week – Start thinking about the environments/levels that players will have to navigate through
  • Feel free to post reference images aside your ideas/initial sketches so the group can gauge your target vision
  • Once we have these ideas down, we can begin to coordinate [enemy] character concepts to coincide with those environments

IGDA Meeting Thursday, July 18 ay 4PM Pacific, 7PM Eastern

IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, July 18 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 Meeting Thursday, July 10 @ 4PM Pacific/7PM Eastern

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

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IGDA Chapter Meeting

Thursday, July 10 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 July 3 Meeting

IGDA Meeting Notes 7.03.2013

Membership Cards/Issues
*No changes*

  • 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
*No changes

  • 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
*No changes*

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

Game Time!

  • Functional Spec is on Google Drive – if you do not have access, please contact Danny Rich
  • Continue working on concept art this week – continue to use the concept quality guide in the Google docs content area
  • 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!