Game Maker’s Union at the Toronto Global Game Jam

Temple Shuffle was developed as part of the weekend, video game hackathon, Toronto Global Game Jam. http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/gbc-toronto-global-game-jam The game has the player explore a temple labyrinth filled with puzzles in an attempt to activate a shrine and summon the internet Gods (or something like that :P).   Game Developers: Liam A. Clarke, Ian Nastajus, Sabrina P…

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Fall 2015 Schedule

Fall 2015 Meeting Schedule Welcome to a new semester of GMU! Meetings will be held on Mondays from 6 – 10pm and will run every week except for reading week. Meetings have been planned out according to the following schedule: September 14 – Orientation Day September 21 – Unity Tutorial September 28 – Dev Night…

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Summer Meetups: Update

Hello GMU members,           Excellent news! We will be holding open meetups for the club, all summer long! For anyone who wants to join: meetups will take place at our new location & time, every Thursday at 4pm in ENG 205 (Department of Engineering @ 245 Church St.). This is a…

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The new 2015 – 2016 GMU Executive Team

Hello GMU members, As the outgoing President of the GMU and Chief Returning Officer for this year’s elections, I, Jordan Sparks, would like to announce the election results for your new 2015 – 2016 executive team. President (Producer): Matthew Holzapfel Director: Thomas Marmer Executive of Programming: Liam Clarke Executive of Marketing: Orelle Fitoussi Treasurer: Calvin…

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Unreal Engine is now free!

Unreal Engine used to be a paid game engine which many professional game developers used for countless projects. I’m happy to report that recently, Epic Games has made Unreal Engine free for all, just like Unity3D. For more information to see if it’s good for your game project, check out the Unreal Engine website. It…

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Oculus Rift Mechanic

Welcome back from reading week, and into the world of the Rift. After bringing in an Oculus Rift, and showing off a demo game, we all discussed and voted on a game design to build – an asteroid-dodging game, complete with randomly-spawning obstacles. Once again, we broke off into groups, but worked on the same project –…

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GMU Elections – Roles

Elections for next year’s GMU executive team will be on March 17th. All roles are open for nomination. Here are the responsibilities of each role. Additionally, those in these positions are bound by the constitution of the club unless it is voted to change. If you are interested in running the club next year, please…

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