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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 66453 19-Aug-2010 12:44
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The next Meetup of the Auckland Game Developers Meetup is a special iPhone meetup. 

We have the launch of a local iPhone game, an under-development 3D engine for iPhone and a Producer from Gameloft, the world's largest mobile game studio, speaking.

It's at 6pm, Wed 1 Sept, at the Media Design School on Queen St, Auckland. 

To see the full agenda and RSVP goto  
Please bring $5 to cover pizza and drinks.

iPhone Game Developers Meetup

6pm, Wed 1 September
Level 12, Media Design School, 242 Queen St

RSVP at:

Here's what's on: 
6.00 Arrive 
6.15 Showcase: Gaming projects and news happening locally.

Space Hawk 
Ryan Thatcher from Star Kiwi will talk about the development of their new arcade action iPhone game, Space Hawk. He'll discuss the game's AI, the challenge of simulating a joystick on a touchscreen and the modular damage system.

Optimising iPhone and Android 3D Graphics 
Danushka Abeysuriya is the chief nerd for Rush Digital Interactive, a 3D game engine developer for the smartphone space who is leading the development of their proprietary game engine.

Trevor Gamon, Gameloft 
Trevor is Production Manager at Gameloft's new Auckland studio. Trevor will talk about his experiences in the games industry including projects at Mindscape(UK), Climax Studios(UK), Blue Tongue (Melbourne) and his involvement in establishing Gameloft in New Zealand.

6.45 Desperately Seeking: Announcements about people looking for collaborators, advice or resources. 
7.00 Pizza, networking, group discussions 

Please bring $5 for pizza and drinks.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 369784 19-Aug-2010 13:11
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Sounds great, I'd come but I'll be somewhere over the Pacific coming back from the US at that time.

Will there be more meetups in the future? Is this an annual thing?

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