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Friday, September 1 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Making Video Games With Little Coding

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Thanks to tools like GameMaker, Stencyl, and Construct 2, anyone can make a videogame. Spreading the word and inspiring new voices in games not only diversifies the voices involved in videogames and expands the medium, but it also helps demystify the process of game creation. Without programming backgrounds, James Earl Cox III, Ben Sironko, and Blake Andrews discuss how they make games using such tools and give insight with tips and tricks to making games with little code.

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James Earl Cox III

Digital Wizard, Seemingly Pointless
Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017, James Earl Cox III completed a self-set challenge of making 100 games in 5 years. Co-founder of Seemingly Pointless, he holds a masters degree from the University of Southern California in Interactive Media and Game Design and is a Miami University... Read More →

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Blake Andrews

Blake Andrews is an artist from New York whose games are known for having uncomfortable or confusing controls, disorientating visual and audio aesthetic, and social and political subjects. Most of these games are made in software that is free, cheap, or suited towards programing education... Read More →
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Ben Sironko

Ben Sironko is a game designer and programmer interested in multiplayer arcade games, experimental games, gallery games, and big games across media, especially as they fit into the idea of the New Arcade.His games have been exhibited worldwide at festivals including the IndieCade... Read More →


Friday September 1, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
5 - South (250)