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April 6, 2004 at 6:47 pm #3093AnonymousInactive
Just a few questions..
Who can join IGDA?
I’m a student at the mo, can I join the Irish Chapter?
If so, what does being a member entail?
April 6, 2004 at 6:51 pm #11408AnonymousInactive
Anyone at all can join the igda.
You’re a student? Great, then you can get a students dicount.
A full list of benefits and all the information you need can be found here.
I can’t actually see where it mentions a free subscription to Game Developers magazine, but you will get it. :)
Welcome to the forums btw!
April 6, 2004 at 7:19 pm #11411AnonymousInactive
Wow, student membership is only 35euro per year! Thats pretty cool.
I’m in the process of signing up :D
April 6, 2004 at 9:22 pm #11413AnonymousInactive
No problem Jono.
If you need to know anything else about the igda feel free to ask me. Or if I can’t answer it I’m sure someone else here will be able to.
Best of luck.
April 7, 2004 at 9:20 am #11417AnonymousInactive
while I want to encourage as many people as possible to join the IGDA, please note that you don’t have to be a member to come along to any of the chapter events
April 7, 2004 at 10:39 am #11426AnonymousInactive
Speaking of the next event, what’s on the cards for the summer Tony?
April 22, 2004 at 2:06 pm #11799AnonymousInactive
The next event is May 5th and features 2 speakers from Sony Europe speaking on the forthcoming handheld platform, the PSP
After that, things are looking a bit vague just now – but hopefully after tonight’s committee meeting, we’ll have a better idea.
It looks like the next event will be in June in Derry, and will feature a weekend workshop. After that, we hope to do something again in Dublin in August.
Then keeping with in line with our goal of an event every 2 months, further events will happen in September and November – with one of those also taking place outside Dublin
I’ll post again in a few days when things are hopefully a little clearer
April 23, 2004 at 11:38 am #11813AnonymousInactive
I should be able to get over for the August one.
Hold on a sec – events outside of Dublin???? Why would you want to do a mad thing like that :D
April 23, 2004 at 11:45 am #11814
cheap pints and surfing, for some..
June 9, 2004 at 8:08 am #12549AnonymousInactive
Hi guys I think i’ll be joining, but I’m going to wait until I am back in Dublin this september before doing so, any big events planned for the winter months????
ps. \I’m generally new to this Irish Game Developers community, but I hope to get heavily involved. I think it’s high time that a good healthy Dev-Co scene sprung up in ireland.
Anyone know how Kabooki are doing???
hope they are well
June 10, 2004 at 9:28 am #12626
There are plans for a rather large ‘Awakening’ event to be held in Derry on the 15th of Oct…
smaller events and shindigs will probably be arranged before that…
June 10, 2004 at 10:14 am #12630AnonymousInactive
Sounds good. cheers Aphra.
April 3, 2006 at 3:21 am #30501AnonymousInactive
the upcoming avent it dublin!!! would i be able to attend even though im only new?
April 3, 2006 at 10:46 am #30512
everyone is invited to gd.ie events and IGDA Ireland events.
You are encouraged to take out membership of the IGDA if you are working in the industry or a student wanting to get into it.
so far most events have been free thanks to sponsorship.
April 3, 2006 at 4:02 pm #30530AnonymousInactive
Only e35? Hrm, thought it was more but not complaining! Definitly gona join when I get some money and get away from college for awhile. :D
September 2, 2007 at 8:30 pm #38320AnonymousInactive
Hey. I was wondering is it worth a 17 year old student joining who will be looking for a job later next year (hopefuly at Dark water). Is it a good place to make contacts and learn more about the industry etc.
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