GamePlay 2 Midterm Mixer! This Friday (03/11) 12:30-2pm in BR206

by admin on March 8, 2016, no comments

Drop in and play some of the great little 2 player video games by our current Game Play 2 students. This will be a great opportunity to meet, talk, and enjoy food & drinks with other students, local game devs, and recent IA graduates. Everyone’s invited, so bring a friend!
Featured Games:
Fish Snatch
- Race to the finish as competing feline aquanauts in this fish snatching racing game for two players.
Huggles & Swibbles
- Cling to your cute geometric buddy as you fall through space and match color patterns in this cooperative game for two.
- You and your partner must survive the onslaught of nightmare creatures in this arcade-inspired, glitchy arena shooter.

The Great IA 2016 T-Shirt Contest

by admin on February 3, 2016, no comments


  • This contest is open to all IA majors and concentrators.
  • You must include the IA logo in your design.
  • You can use any color shirt you wish.
  • You must use this tool to create a composite image of your design.
  • You can submit more than one design.
  • Any designs using imagery deemed offensive, degrading or that would misrepresent the department will be tossed.

*** Designs must be submitted by February 17th, voting will commence for one week afterwards.


Loco Local 2! Friday Nov. 20th 6-9pm

by admin on November 16, 2015, no comments



One night to play together!

Come to the 2nd floor of the Brown Center this Friday (Nov. 20th) from 6-9 pm to enjoy food, drinks, and the finest selection of fun & innovative local multiplayer video games!

This year’s playlist includes:
– Bad Blood (2 player, split screen hide & seek. Deadly.)
– Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Glowy 2 player co-op)
– Towerfall Ascension (4 player fantasy madness)
– Johann Sebastian Joust (7 player dancing & slapping)
– Affordable Space Adventures (3 player co-op tourism gone bad)
– Keep Talking & Nobody Explodes (Asymmetric co-op in VR. Keep cool & defuse the bomb!)
– Circles (Touch-based multiplayer round-and-round by recent IA dept grads, Karen & Cole)
– Musclecat Showdown (2 players. Muscles. Cats. Showdowns)

See you Friday!

Bring some friends! Bring some frenemies!

Urban Games Factory Skype presentation 11/18 4pm

by admin on November 13, 2015, no comments

This Wednesday from 4-4:45 in Brown 206 we will have the founders of Urban Games Factory skyping in to present about their work and you all are welcomed and encourage to attend.
Urban Games Factory have designed and run large scale street and theatre based games all over Europe. There most recent job was creating a live game experience for San Rio ( aka Hello Kitty) for Italy’s Comic Con and a large scale zombie theater game in Milan Italy.
Hope to see you there….please be prompt as the talk will start directly at 4pm.