Welcome back for Fall 2008!

Hello all,
Yes, it’s that time once again! School is starting, temperatures are falling, and your friendly neighborhood DGA is back in business. Here’s a few exciting announcements to start things off:

We have a new visual look for our site! Nothing fancy, but it beats the default WordPress layout, right ? Still waiting on [...]

Welcome back, to the Stage of History!

Hello, fellow Cornell gamers!
The DGA site is back on a new server at a new location (New, I say! NEW!):
Don’t mind us as we fancy up the new place. Be sure to check here for all the latest info on video games at Cornell (both playing and making!). If you’re an RSS type, you can [...]

GDC Cost Estimate

Hi all,
If you’re interested in attending the Game Developers Conference in February, then you might want to take a look at the following Excel sheet:
GDC Cost Estimate (Excel format)
To summarize, you’ll likely spend a minimum of about $800 if you volunteer (giving you a free conference pass), stay outside San Francisco (for cheaper hotels), and [...]


Hi all,
Just a notification that the DGA Weekly Meeting time is moved back half an hour to 5:30 PM now rather than 5:00 PM. Same place and day though (CL3 Lab in Uris Library and Tuesdays, respectively).

Reggie Fils-Aime speaking at Cornell

As you’ve probably seen in recent emails, Cornell alumnus and Nintendo of North America CEO Reggie Fils-Aime will be speaking at Cornell on Nintendo’s success with the Wii, sponsored by CIS and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (his college). You will need to register online though in order to attend! Be sure to [...]

Meeting at 5:30 tonight

Just a note… the DGA planning meeting is moved back to 5:30 tonight so that we can discuss the EA visit later in October with Professor White.

WHY GAMES? Topic Discussion at next Game Dev Meeting

Hello again all,
Just to let  you know, tomorrow’s Game Development Meeting (5:30 PM on Tuesday in CL3 in Uris Library) will be a THEMED DISCUSSION! YAY! That’s right, so we won’t just be reviewing our games this time. Instead, I’ve prepared a little sheet that asks us what it is about games that we like. [...]

9.18 Minutes Are Up

For details on planning for the Halo 3 launch event (sorry, no more Guilty Gear Accent Core!), check them out on the Meeting Minutes page. Current plan is to hold it on Friday, September 28th on Central Campus. Final location still TBD!

Student Games for Fall 2007

That’s right… you now can check the Student Games page to check on what games are being made this semester at Cornell. If you see one you like, be sure to drop by the Game Development Meetings (as of today, being held at 5:30 PM on Tuesdays in CL3) to talk to the group and [...]

Activision wants Cornell grads!

That’s right! Another of the biggest game publishers in the US is looking to hire students from Cornell! They’ve created great games, such at the Call of Duty series, Spider-Man, the Tony Hawk series, and others. Although they seem primarily interested in programmers, they will likely be open to taking applications from any major. To [...]