We offer a wide range of free events, workshops, resources and services to our community of trans and cis women, nonbinary, queer and genderqueer game-makers and their friends:
Saturday, December, 17
Holiday Social + 2016 Member Showcase
Come celebrate the end of 2016 with DMG! We'll be showcasing members' work, enjoying delicious food and drink and each other's company. 🎉
Wednesday, January, 11
Intro to Maya for VR
Interested in learning to create 3D assets and environments for VR? Want to get an introduction to the complete pipeline in Maya? This is the workshop series for you!
Wednesday, January, 18
Intro to Maya for VR (Session 2)
Saturday, January, 21
January Social + Video Chuck with Charles Street Video
Our monthly social, featuring three quick talks about interesting new game projects, socializing and snacks!
Monday, January, 23
Game Dev Book Club: C# Programming
Bi-weekly C# book club, open to all experience levels.
Wednesday, January, 25
Intro to Maya for VR (Session 3)
Monday, February, 6
Session 2 of our bi-weekly C# book club, open to all experience levels.
Thursday, February, 9
Interactive Fiction and Narrative Games Writing
Interested in writing and narrative design for games? This workshop is for you! Get acquainted with the particular structures and challenges of writing for games.
Saturday, February, 11
February Social: Dames Playing Games
Our monthly social! A low-key, friendly environment to play games and meet the community. Free and open to all.
Saturday, February, 18
Feb Fatale 4: Transgression
Our 15th member game jam! Plot around the theme of transgression and make a game in two days flat.
Monday, February, 20
Session 3 of our Bi-weekly C# book club, open to all experience levels.
Wednesday, March, 1
March Social: GDC Offsite Edition!
Our monthly social! This month, we don't fear missing out… we relish it.
Monday, March, 6
Session 4 of our bi-weekly C# book club, open to all experience levels.
Wednesday, March, 8
March VR Social
Our monthly VR meetup for dames 'n' friends working on weird and wild works in VR.
Support programs that provide space, instruction and mentorship for women interested in game development through a one-time or recurring donation to Dames Making Games
We have rad t-shirts, cassette tapes, books, pins and more available for purchase at all of our events and in our online shop!
Nov 24, 2016: GDC has once again donated 25 All-Access Conference passes to DMG!
Dames Making Games is a not-for-profit videogame arts organization founded in Toronto in 2012. We run a wide range of programs and events for women, non-binary, gender nonconforming and queer folks interested in games. We are member-run, arts-focused, technology positive, and collaborative.
We also support our members interested in exhibiting or commercializing their games, providing free workspace, mentorship, marketing and business support, hiring and recruitment help, and publishing and production services.
Whether you become a member, volunteer your time and expertise, make a financial contribution as an individual or orgnizational sponsor, or provide services and equipment to contribute to our long-term growth and sustainability, your support has a huge impact on our success!
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