Today’s Tales

Tuesday, May 17

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  • Ooblets

    Showcased at Nintendo Direct Indie World, Laundry Bear Games and Glumberland’s Ooblets is set to drop on Nintendo Switch this summer!

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  • HES Mixtape 1

    Hand Eye Society’s HES Mixtape Vol 1 is out now, featuring a bundle of five Toronto-made games, available to download for free!

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  • Staples-Northern-Arena

    Northern Arena has announced its partnership with uOttawa Esports for this weekend’s Staples Gaming Bootcamp with League of Legends!

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  • Auto Age Standoff

    Phantom Compass’ 2017 multiplayer car combat game Auto Age: Standoff is now available on Itch.io.

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  • Evasive Maneuvers

    SkyPyre Studios has announced Build 27 for their upcoming online flight multiplayer title Evasive Maneuvers, which comes with a ton of additions, adjustments, and bug fixes.

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  • Star Trek Lower Decks

    East Side Games’ newest idle game Star Trek Lower Decks, based on the animated series with the same name, has officially launched in select countries around the world!

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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 7 — Graham Smith

    Co-Founder at Drinkbox Studios, Graham joins us to talk Nobody Saves the World, Drinkbox origins, and much more

Previous Episodes

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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!

  • Lightning Rod Games
    • You must be able to gather requirements, do independent research, prepare technical briefings, and implement the results
    • Past experience with Unity is required.
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  • Digital Extremes
    • 1+ Year(s) experience capturing gameplay footage for a studio, company or channel
    • Goal-oriented and competitive, with excellent follow-through on commitments
    • A team player with excellent communication skills
    • Willingness and aptitude to learn new techniques and best practices
    • Have a genuine enthusiasm and interest in video games
    • Experience achieving strategic objectives/creative strategy within video assets
    • Knowledge of video formats and different platform requirements
    • Proficient in video editing techniques and software (Ex: Adobe Premiere)
    • Have a good eye for composition and cinematography with knowledge of lighting and camera techniques
    • Bonus if familiar with game engines (like Unreal or Unity).
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  • Gameloft
    • Be a video games and computer graphics enthusiast.
    • Be experienced in prototyping new tools and techniques.
    • Have a background in computer science.
    • Have expert knowledge of real-time 3D rendering techniques and video game production pipelines.
    • Have experience of mobile device limitations and challenges.
    • Possess working knowledge of DCC apps (3dsMax, Houdini, Photoshop, Substance).
    • Have expert knowledge of: MaxScript, Python, dotnet/C#, javascript and GLSL/HLSL.
    • Mobile video game experience is preferred but not a must.
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  • Kitten Cup Studio
    • Industry experience 3D modeling and texturing environments for video games with clean and optimized models
    • Industry experience working in Unity or industry equivalent game engine
    • Experience working in 3D modeling program, strong preference to Blender
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Interest in cats, tea, and cozy games
    • Experience with working and collaborating in an indie development pipeline
    • Experience making hand-painted textures
    • Strong artistic sense and ability to create concepts for review from Art Director
    • Familiarity with communication tools such as Discord, Jira, and GitHub is a bonus.
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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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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.