Pixelles Game Incubator 4 Info Session (2015-2016)
MAKING GAMES WOOO YEAHHH
I nt r os
Game Designer, Ubisoft
Comic Artist, Love Love Hill
Game Designer, Kitfox Games
UI Designer, Ubisoft
WHAT I S THI S?
The Pixelles Game Incubator IV is a free,
six week workshop designed to help
women make their first video game.
We’re giving the chance to ten women
to become first-time game makers.
3 hours sessions, once a week
(date TBD, Thursdays, Jan. to end Feb., 6pm to 9pm)
~6 hours “homework” per week
(planning, work on your game, bugs, etc.)
group work session once a week
(Saturdays 2 to 5 pm, optional)
TYPI CAL SESSI ON
1. 20-min Guest Mentor talk
2. 40-min Q&A / Discussion with Mentor
3. 15 min. break
4. Group work time / Playtest
Each participant will make a game of her
own by the end of the six week program.
You’ll have complete control over your
game idea and what tool you want to use.
You’ll get feedback from industry mentors,
other participants, and the community.
Focus on non-programming tools like:
Stencyl, Game Salad, Game Maker Studio,
Construct 2, Inform, Twine, etc
But you’re welcome to use anything you like
for your game. It’s your game!
WHAT KI ND OF GAMES
CAN I EXPECT TO MAKE?
Play past years’ PGI games online at:
At the end, you get to show off your game!
Last year we had over 200 people come!
WHO CAN APPLY?
Artists, writers, grandmothers, teachers,
nurses, programmers, cat groomers,
videographers, dancers, etc.
Basically, if you have the passion and want
to make your first game, you should apply!
Appl i cat i on
Apply in english or french at:
Be yourself! We <3 rambling applications.
November 30th at 11:59pm
It’s a Monday night!
You can still make a game!
The Follow Along program allows you to make a
game at home at your own pace.
We’ll provide summaries of each session and
we’ll be there to give you any support &
feedback on your game!
ALSO, your game may still be featured in the
QUESTI ON TI ME!
Don’t forget to apply online at:
(deadline is November 30th, 11:59pm)