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Friday, December 2

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  • 10 Terrifying Horror Games Made Right Here in Ontario (4)
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    With Halloween fast approaching, what better time than to highlight the creepy, the ghoulish, and the macabre games that Ontario game developers have unleashed upon the world? 

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    Durham College’s Mixed Reality Capture (MRC) Studio event, titled MRC Arcade, takes place on Friday, December 2nd from 3 to 6 p.m., and will feature Mighty Yell's The Big Con!

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    Toronto’s Hand Eye Society looks to end the year with a bang, with three new amazing workshops on the horizon!

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    Adjective Noun Studios officially celebrates 1 year of Hotel Hermes! In honor of this milestone, the game will be on sale between November 30th and December 6th!

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    Make sure you are ready to get your hands on Far Cry 6: Lost Between Worlds on DEC 6!

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    Dark Slope has announced they will be co-hosting the next Unreal Engine Toronto Meetup on Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm!

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    Serenity Forge has teamed up with Capybara Games to craft a SteelBook edition of BELOW for PlayStation 4!

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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 10 — Steph Sandercock

    Meet Steph Sandercock, Producer and Audio Director at 13AM Games. She joins The Lodgge this week to discuss her career path, 13AM Games’ latest and greatest, localization, tea, and 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!

  • Finish Line Games
    • Strong artistic fundamentals
    • Excellent 3D skills with the ability to create hand painted textures
    • Ability to create artwork from concepts with visual consistency
    • Advanced skills with 3D software such as Maya, 3ds Max, and Blender
    • Advanced skills with 2D software such as Photoshop
    • Knowledgeable with pipelines and procedures for game development
    • Familiarity with Substance, Zbrush, Illustrator, and other tools is a plus
    • Familiarity with Unreal Engine
    • Familiarity with version control is a plus
    • Shipped PC and Console titles are a plus.
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  • Little Guy Games Logo

    About You

    • We hope that you love video games and enjoy working on challenging and unique projects
    • You are well acquainted with Unity and C# and are willing to prove it by completing our programming test
    • You are a self-starter that thrives on solving complex problems, and collaborating with others in order to achieve desired results
    • You strive to constantly improve your skills and raise the quality bar of your own work and our games
    • You love console games
    • Console gaming experince is a big plus
    • Unity: 3 years (required)
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  • SKILLS

    • Exceptional, confident communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with MS Office.
    • Ability to take complex instruction well but confident with being proactive and using initiative.
    • Candidates must be highly motivated, organized, personable and able to work exceptionally well as part of a team.

    PLUSES

    Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

    • Experience with bug tracking software.
    • Knowledge / experience with Perforce or other version control software.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Game Design, Software Development, Production, or a related field.
    • Passion for video games.
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  • Gameloft Toronto

    Our ideal candidate will have:

    • Passion for mobile free-to-play games and solid understanding what makes a high quality game
    • Demonstrated aptitude for mobile game testing, which could be shown through:
      • Professional videogame QA experience
      • A post-secondary degree in game development, computer science, or a related field
      • QA work on hobby game projects, game jams, or hackathons
    • Working knowledge of QA techniques and tools
    • Highly focused attention to detail
    • Strong technical skills and the ability to learn new software tools
    • Creative problem solving skills and ability to think outside the box
    • Ability to quickly adapt and hit deadlines in a fast-paced and creative environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Collaborative spirit and love of teamwork
    • A broad understanding of the videogame production process
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* Looking to post a position? Contact our comms team and lets make it happen!

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.

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  • Do you or your studio stream Ontario produced games? Send us a message and let us know

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.