Our programs provide accessible space, instruction and mentorship for diverse game makers.We are a not-for-profit and couldn't do it without your support!
Membership is open to all, and we offer a dues-free option.
We offer a wide range of free events, workshops, resources and services to our community and membership:
Tuesday, June, 27
Intro to Maya: Rigging and Animation
Learn about skeleton creation, keying frames for animation and using the graph editor in Maya.
Thursday, June, 29
Intro to Substance Painter
Get started with Substance Painter, and familiarize yourself with practical workflows for using the software.
Friday, June, 30
Writing Horror Games
Do you want to terrify all your friends with horror games? Or just slightly spook them? Or use horror as a metaphor? Want to unsettle and disturb your players? Then join this workshop!
Saturday, July, 15
July Speaker Social
Our monthly social, featuring talks, low-key socializing and snacks! This month, Sophia Park and Penelope Evans will talk about fandom and fan expression in games, writing metafiction, and the mysteries of Arc Symphony.
Friday, July, 28
Writing Romance Games
Love romance games? Want to learn how to write one yourself? Or just want an excuse to write something steamy? This is the workshop for you!
Tuesday, August, 29
Intro to WebVR
A hands-on intro to free and open-source frameworks that are making VR accessible to just about anyone with a computer and access to the web.
Dames Making Games is a not-for-profit videogame arts organization founded in Toronto in 2012. We run a wide range of programs and events for women, nonbinary, femme and queer folks interested in games. We support our membership by providing production space, education, advocacy, archiving, resource sharing and more collaborative practices.
Your support has a huge impact on our sustainability and the creative freedom on our members!
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