UNITY 3D: “The Future of Web and Mobile Gaming” (July 24th, 2009)

To kick off the launch of the Vancouver Unity Users Group, dimeRocker.com in partnership with Unity Technologies invites all local game, web, and iPhone developers to a premiere industry Unity Networking TGIF followed the next day by a Unity Skills Workshop.

The entire initiative will be framed within a “web-ready” context, exploring how tools like Unity 3D in combination with a new breed of social gaming hives are enabling developers to create, market, and monetize console-like browser content for a growing audience of online and mobile gamers.

Outline

The Unity Networking TGIF will at take place after work at District 319 on Friday, July 24th:

5:30pm – 6:30pm Reception, drinks and appetizers.
6:30pm – 7:30pm Key Note followed by Q&A with Tom Higgins (Unity Evangelist, San Francisco)
7:30pm – 9:00pm+ Networking Social.

Admission is $20 and includes a free drink, eats and chance to win a Unity 3D License.

A Unity Skills Workshop will be held the following day, on Saturday, July 25th at the Centre for Digital Media with Dmitri Shtainer (Unity Stealth Engineer, Vancouver). Check back for details and registration, or sign-up for July 24th event and receive advanced email notification.

This is the second event in the Bootup Entrepreneurial Society’s (BES) series of International Mentor Program (IMP) series of events. We will be hosting a number of entrepreneurial mentors from the digital media industry, stay tuned for future events.

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Volunteers

A special thanks to Jahzel Misner for helping out at the registration desk.

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