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Wednesday, September 28

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  • Games From Ontario
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    Over the past few decades the province of Ontario has grown into one of the greatest places to make games, and it's time for the world to take note!

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    Behaviour Interactive has launched its newest gravity swapping PvP multiplayer action game Flippin Misfits!

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  • Mighty Yell
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    Mighty Yell is set to show off its newest game at MEGAMIGS 2022, between October 19th and 22nd!

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  • Rocket Rumble
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    PixelNAUTS’ party racing title Rocket Rumble has been selected to be featured at the Dreamhack Beyond Indie Showcase, between October 14th and 23rd!

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  • Supreme Ruler 2030
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    BattleGoat Studios’ newest instalment in the Supreme Ruler franchise, Supreme Ruler 2030, is slated to launch on Steam later this year!

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  • Slay the Princess
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    Black Tabby Games’ upcoming supernatural RPG / visual novel Slay the Princess is coming to October’s Steam Next Fest!

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  • Certain Affinity
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    Certain Affinity’s Paul Sams speaks with VentureBeat on joining the studio, why he decided to take the role, and the studio’s growth and potential in the future.

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The Lodgge Podcast

Welcome to The Lodgge Podcast. Each episode we will be welcoming a different uniquely talented guest to talk about a variety of topics. Our goal is to showcase the immense knowledge, diversity, and skill that Ontario video game and interactive entertainment studios have to offer. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the industry, its members, and the projects they create.

Recent Episodes

  • Episode 9 — Renee Wong

    Meet Renee Wong, Communications Specialist at Gameloft Toronto. She joins The Lodgge this week to discuss Disney Magic Kingdoms, Gameloft’s prolific work with renowned IP, her storied career in the Ontario industry and so much more.

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Job Board

Looking to start a new adventure? The Lodgge Job Board will be showcasing available positions from around Ontario. We will be adding jobs throughout the week, so make sure to check in often. Each post includes a direct link to the official job posting, so you can apply in no time!

  • Rockstar Toronto
    • A degree in English, Communications, or Technical Writing.
    • 2-3 years of experience creating written documentation, tutorials, and other training material.
    • Fluent English speaker with strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • An ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and systems and communicate them in a clear manner for the end-user.
    • Motivated self-starter, who independently takes projects through to completion.
    • Experience working with Wiki based media is a must.
    • Strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with evolving project requirements and priorities.
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  • Little Guy Games Logo
    • Passionate about video games and video game development
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excels in a team environment and enjoys working with others
    • Fantastic written communication skills
    • Open to receiving constructive feedback about tasks
    • Experience with Unity game engine is required
    • Experience implementing your own systems designs with C# is a plus but not a hard requirement
    • Interest in sports games (rocket league counts!)
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  • Magmic
    • Passion for mobile games.
    • 2+ years of experience as a mobile game designer, or equivalent background.
    • Post-secondary degree or certificate in game design, or equivalent background.
    • Expert knowledge of game design fundamentals.
    • Understanding, experience, or knowledge of free-to-play game design fundamentals.
    • Outstanding verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
    • Strong technical ability to quickly master new software tools.
    • Ability to adapt and hit deadlines in a fast-paced and creative environment.
    • Collaborative spirit and love of teamwork.
    • Creative imagination and ability to think outside the box.
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  • Star Fort Games
    • Able to follow concepts in accordance with the direction of Art Lead, Designers and Producer to create in-game assets;
    • Create low poly models with an eye for high-quality visual impact, providing assets that can be used for both in-game and marketing purposes;
    • Work with a dev team to develop and integrate assets, adhere to art and game design guidelines, create assets to match a variety of themes and styles and with strong regard for in-game performance.
    • Work on more than one project at a time, managing assigned work, within communicated timelines and requirements;
    • Collaboration and open communication with game team and leadership;
    • Identify and implement improvements to workflow and tools continually looking for optimizations; Requirements
    • Experience working in 3D Studio Max, Blender and/ or Maya
    • Experience creating 3D assets such as vehicles, hard surfaces, humanoid and animal design
    • Experience with contemporary game asset creation
    • Experience with scheduling and prioritizing tasks
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
    • Basic knowledge of Unity
    • Experience working on mobile games is considered a great asset
    • Link to a relevant updated portfolio.
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The Lodgge Twitch

Our mission with this venture is to host a ton of Ontario studios, and create great content with them. Make sure to follow The Lodgge on Twitch to stay tuned in to all of our great content.

Recent Features

  • Nordicity Recaps — Pocket Gamer Connects Toronto

    The Lodgge & Nordicity have joined forces to bring you this new series about gaming events from around the globe, starting with PGC Toronto. On August 10, join our star-studded panel for a live discussion about the themes and trends from PGCT!

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Upcoming Industry Events

We scour the web for industry events so that you don’t have to! Whether you are a growing indie studio, a student looking to network, or simply a fan of video games, we have an event for you. Filter by city, event type and much more in our fully customizable event calendar. New events will be added weekly so make sure to check back in regularly to keep up with the latest in the industry.

*Is your event missing? Contact our comms team and let’s change that.