Thank you all for helping make OGDE 2013 a great success! If you were in attendance, we want to hear your feedback so we can make sure next year is even better. Go to http://www.ohiogamedevexpo.com/feedback-2013 to let us know your thoughts!
We will be posting photos and video-recordings of the presentations and expo in the coming weeks; So check back often!
We are super excited to announce our partnership with Extra Life. They are a charity organization that raises money for children’s hospitals nation wide. They will be joining us at the Expo to host game tournaments and raffle off prizes, with all proceeds going to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. They will also help coordinate freeplay sessions for gamers looking to just relax and play some games. We are honored to have them involved in the Ohio Game Dev Expo, and we encourage you to come out and support this great cause by doing what you love!
After Party Event
We have extended the Expo to include an after hours meet-n-greet and game-play party. The Expo will now run until 10pm, featuring a variety of tournaments, freeplay games, and networking opportunities. Just like the rest of the showcase, it will be free and open to the public and will offer the chance to get to know each other in a relaxing, game focused environment. Oh, and their will be a cash bar for those that are interested and of age.
We’re excited to spend a holiday evening with all of our guests.
The 2013 Ohio Game Developer Expo is a full-day summit & celebration of local game development.
With six presentations and two panel discussions from experienced and accomplished game developers and professionals from around Ohio, you’ll learn pro tips on how to run a game studio, game design, tools, trends, crowd-funding, landing quality contracts and more.
Over 40 booths allow you to play with Ohio-made games and technologies and learn about local game dev opportunities.
The showcase floor is free and open to the public, including students and game players of all ages! There is no pre-registration required for showcase attendees.
A New Annual Event
OGDE is a new annual event designed to bring together hundreds of people from around Ohio interested in game development. From creators to business people, attendees will be able to share ideas about the art and business of game development, discuss the latest issues and trends regarding the industry, and build networks to make more and better games. OGDE is produced by the Ohio Game Developer Association.