DePaul University Downtown Campus
The Weston Game Lab at the University of Chicago features a classroom, studio space, and open work areas for collaborative design and development games that produce social impact or experiment with form.
Non-profit organization providing entertainment technology arts education, which co-hosts a bi-monthly meetup with the Indie Video Game Developers Association.
Local chapter of the International Game Developers Association focused on improving the games industry.
This non-profit seeks to increase cultural appreciation and education of video games through exhibition, study, and sale of art.
A monthly forum for Midwest-based developers learning, playtesting, and talking about indie games.
Meetup catering to aspiring game developers that further the boundaries of play.
A monthly social gathering for game developers of all disciplines and proficiencies.
A charitable organization that unites gaming and nerd communities to do good around Chicagoland.
A student-run studio at DePaul University for people of various disciplines to work together on projects as they would in a real development environment.
GCCDL works with youth to create games that are authentic, meaningful, and powerful tools for learning and social change.
Chicago's first Indie Games festival celebrates games that create social play, feature alternative controls, or promote community diversity.
Tech talks, game jams, networking and fun revolving around Unity 3D game development.
A place where anyone using UE4 can get together and share projects, demos, ideas and any fun things they're doing with the engine.
A round-table discussion and rotating guest interview on the business of indie gaming in Chicagoland.
Chicago Women in Game Development fosters gender diversity through events, workshops and advocacy programs.
A Chicago-based game development co-working space.
Our city's premiere video game law related event featuring academic panels and debates.