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SEPTEMBER 4TH 5A7 SYMPOSIUM – TOWN HALL, MEET-AND-GREET, AND WELCOME BACK

Greetings, Tagsters, both sophomore and newly inducted! Although most of us are still probably waiting, expectantly, for the ‘true’ feeling of summer to settle in (and to bring with it a release from the odious taskmaster of yesteryear), we once more find ourselves perched on the precipice of the Fall; that magical time when most […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Manveer Heir

On August 14th, join us for the final evening of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series along with the best games party of the summer, the Critical Hit Final Showcase! This speaker series has featured game creators and researchers of all stripes who have shared their experiences in the field and in the community. It’s our […]

Meet CRITICAL HIT Alumni: Phosfiend Systems

You already know how amazing this year’s Critical Hit participants are. But did you know that in one form or another TAG’s game incubator program has been around for a while and helped to produced some fantastic games. Critical Hit co-director Charlotte Fisher conducted an interview with Richard E Flanagan, one of the creators of FRACT to give […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Saleem Dabbous

This Thursday, join us for the fourth talk of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series, with guest speaker and Critical Hit alumnus Saleem Dabbous. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that phase 2 of the incubator has begun, the speaker series will feature game creators and researchers of all stripes who will share […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Doris Rusch

This Thursday, join us for the third talk of Critical Hit’s Distinguished Speaker Series, with guest speaker Doris Rusch. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that phase 2 of the incubator has begun, the speaker series will feature game creators and researchers of all stripes who will share their experiences in the […]

Everyone’s a fraud, and that’s okay.

This week, I began slowly planning my move to Waterloo University, and quietly freaking out about being an actual prof.  I ran across this article, written by Tanya Short, who just happens to be TAG’s newest game designer in residence. Tanya writes about overcoming Impostor Syndrome and the fear that someday people will discover that […]

Critical Hit Speaker Series: Tanya Short

This Thursday, come enjoy the first of Critical Hit’s Speaker Series, with guest speaker Tanya Short. Taking the place of the slow jam playtests now that phase 2 of the incubator has begun, the speaker series will feature game creators and researchers of all stripes who will share their experiences in the field and in […]