Video games have been a huge go to when it comes to needing something to blame – even if there’s no facts to support it. At one point, it was books then movies/TV then comics then rock and roll… it was only a matter of time until video games got their turn.
In addition, we […]
This past March my 3-year term on the global IGDA Board of Directors came to an end. I knew it was coming. I did my best to prepare for it. However, it was still a big part of my life for three years.
I took my seat on the board with a strong […]
The IGDA Perspectives has published its farewell issue and having been involved off and on with the newsletter for years it was sad for me to see it go. However, with its run coming to a close it also inspired me to write the below letter which, since it was not able to fit […]
Now this is what I’m talking about people:
Don’t forget the 3R’s of Volunteer Management: Recruitment, Retention, and Recognition – it’s the key to keep your volunteer force engaged and […]
Time for an update here to go over all the IGDA goodness I’ve been working on over the last few months.
Scholars Program: I’m very happy to be a part of the Scholars committee as it’s something that goes right to the core of some things that I’m passionate: helping students get better […]
So in today’s chapter chat the discussion of the 38 Studios layoffs occurred and about what was going to happen to IGDA Boston (e.g. an influx of attendees at their next meeting). I discussed what we did with IGDA Chicago and all the stuff I pulled together based on […]
This past March thousands of game developers gathered in San Francisco, California to attend Game Developer’s Conference. As per usual, there were lots of networking events, educational lectures, and parties.
I was brought in at the last minute to help the IGDA execute the org’s activities at the event and […]
Today I sent in my formal nomination to become a Board of Directors candidate for the IGDA. Sure it was the last day to turn it in, but GGJ was also this weekend and as Executive Director Gordon Bellamy used to say:
“Don’t Break The Jam!”
I would like […]
As I mentioned recently I was recently elected to the IGDA Chicago Board of Directors. This past Sunday I had almost all of the new directors over to my house for a big planning meeting. (Christian Arca had to do a last minute trip to New York because his mom […]
So I started posting TOWs for Chicago and it was working, I also then offered up sharing the TOW Topic spreadsheet to the chapter admins along with examples of my TOWs. Dan Maas then started taking those TOWs and posting them in the IGDA OC Facebook group. Since IGDA […]
- Sheri Rubin joined the IGDA in 1999 which inspired her to become the advocate and community builder for the global video game industry that she is today.