Girls in Gaming Project


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Girls in Gaming presentation for FITC Toronto - April 20 022

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Girls in Gaming Project

  1. 1. MindSet Manitoba Science and Technology
  2. 2. In Girls in Gaming we learn a lot from many fabulous speakers.
  3. 3. “ I still wanna learn more about flash....It seems pretty easy when we have Sandy and Robin helping us” Robin and Sandy Debreuil gave us an introduction to Flash. Robin taught us how to build a menu system to get to various parts of the game. Sandy taught us how to animate a face.
  4. 4. “ Thank you so much Sandy and Robin for coming!!”
  5. 5. Heather Kelley from Artificial Mind and Movement (Montreal) visited Miami, River East and Argyle schools to talk to the girls and review their games for them.
  6. 6. “ Coree was such an awesome speaker she totally inspired me” Coree Francisco presented the group with an overview of the insdustry with a lot of great examples from her own experience at iC Group and Girlone
  7. 7. Ryan Fitzgerald talked about types of games and gaming in Manitoba. He also led us through a couple of games of Werewolves “ I had a pre-conceived idea about gaming and it's been abolished.”
  8. 8. “ some of you are great programmers, others great artists or great writers. As a team you could really do great things in the games industry.” - Margaret Meijers Margaret Meijers , a technology coordinator from Australia showed us how to use GameMaker at a much higher level
  9. 9. “ K evin was so fun. I also loved all the info about the interactive gaming technology out there.” Kevin Hnatiuk (New Media Manitoba) gave a presentation of the video interviews he did at the IGDC in San Francisco.
  10. 10. In Girls in Gaming we share knowledge and ideas.
  11. 11. “ it was nice to hear everyone's ideas and refresh our memories”
  12. 12. “ I think it was a pretty good idea to split into programmers and artists”
  13. 13. In Girls in Gaming we have: <ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Story Tellers </li></ul><ul><li>Programmers </li></ul>
  14. 14. “ I enjoyed the storyboarding very much. Something I can actually do well!”
  15. 18. “ I loved learning about programming as nerdy as that sounds. It was fun and I feel pretty smart”
  16. 19. In Girls in Gaming we have a lot of fun!
  17. 20. “ The pizza was absolutely delicious.” “ This was such a fun session! I can't wait for the next one”