Tech Valley supports Extra Life!

Extra Life, a fundraising program of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, leverages the passion of the gaming community to rally support for our 170 member hospitals. Participants fundraise year-round and pledge to… Learn More

RPI & iThrive Get Along Jammit November 9-11

Come join iThrive, RPI and the Tech Valley Center of Gravity for a 3 day game jam focused on games that teach empathy. Event runs from Friday evening through Sunday… Learn More

Tobi Saulnier honored as RPI’s 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year

Last week we were proud to name Tobi Saulnier the 2018 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year. She attended RPI for her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees… Learn More

GSAS Lecture Series: Computational Craft and Textiles-Based Game Design

The Fall 2018 lecture series begins Sept 20th with Gillian Smith’s presentation on two projects that sit at the intersection of games, textiles, and computer science. Learn more about the Program on… Learn More

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Gamefest 2018 a Success!

Gamefest 2018 a Success!

Thanks to everyone who came out and participated in Gamefest 2018! Over 40 games were demoed this weekend from six participating schools which were viewed by the public and assessed…

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Orbit: Game Art – Pixel Art!

Orbit: Game Art – Pixel Art!

This month’s lesson provided by TVGS is pixel art! For those who aren’t familiar, pixel art is a style of 2D art reminiscent of old systems such as the NES and…

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TVGS Social Night: EarthQuest!

TVGS Social Night: EarthQuest!

TVGS is holding its social night on May 9th! This meeting will be centered around EarthQuest, an augmented reality mobile game about climate change. It rewards its players for doing research,…

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