DeFrag Afterparty Episode 5 – Super Game Jam Sucked, Among Other Things

Apr 16, 2014Posted by Pierce



DeFrag Afterparty Episode 5

 

RSS - http://defrag.depaul.edu/feed/podcast/

In this episode of the DeFRAG Afterparty, Paul, Pierce and Rodolfo talk about RTS games, a bit of Dark Souls, and discuss the implications of the Facebook buyout of the Oculus Rift!

Theme song by RoccoW

 

Apply to DeFrag Board

Apr 14, 2014Posted by dmathis

DeFRAG has begun preparing for next school year and we’re looking for people interested in joining board for 2014-2015.

So what does being on DeFRAG Board mean?
- Help to Design, Plan, and Run all DeFRAG events.
- Become part of a great community of Board Members, both current and former.
- Leadership and Management Experience.

What does it take to be on board?
- Attend board meetings. [generally 3-4 times a quarter]
- Attend and help run DeFRAG events.
- Oversee at least one event a year.
- Be a face for the organization.

What do you need to be eligible for DeFrag Board?
- Be a DePaul student, enrolled at least half-time for the entirety of the 2014-2015 school year.
- All class levels including grad students are welcome.
- You don’t have to be a CDM student, all majors can apply.
- Don’t be shy, even if you’re new to DeFrag, we like to see members who want to be more involved.
- And finally, you should love games, whether it’s making them or playing them, and whether they’re on a console, a PC, or a table.

If DeFRAG board sounds like something you would be interested in, send an email WITH A HEADSHOT PICTURE of YOURSELF (we don’t judge, we just want to see if we recognize you from events) to board@defrag.depaul.edu to express your interest.

Be sure to tell us:.
- What you would like to contribute to the organization.
- What year you’ll be during the next school year (sophomore, junior, senior, etc.)
- What kinds of games you play.
- What you’d like to see DeFrag do differently next year.

We will vote on the 2014 – 2015 DeFRAG board during DeFrag Game Show on May 9th.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, April 27th at noon.

 

Witch Hunt: They’re Coming for Your Brains

Apr 08, 2014Posted by Pierce

Accuse strangers and kill your friends (Protect your brains?)!

It’s almost time for Witch Hunt and in the spirit of spring it’s going to be a Plants vs Zombies theme. The Zombies, ARE COMING!

We’ll be playing Witch Hunt in DePaul CDM Room 228 on Friday, April 11th at 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Come join us for a fun game night!

 

 

DeFrag Afterparty Episode 4 – Faceboculus Rift among other things

Apr 03, 2014Posted by Pierce



DeFrag Afterparty Episode 4

 

RSS - http://defrag.depaul.edu/feed/podcast/

In this episode of the DeFRAG Afterparty, Paul, Pierce and Rodolfo talk about RTS games, a bit of Dark Souls, and discuss the implications of the Facebook buyout of the Oculus Rift!

Theme song by RoccoW

 

DeFRAG Afterparty Episode 3 – Live From The GDC Pumping Station

Mar 14, 2014Posted by Pierce



DeFrag Afterparty Episode 3

 

RSS - http://defrag.depaul.edu/feed/podcast/

In this episode of the DeFRAG Afterparty, Paul, Pierce, Amir, and Joanne discuss their experiances at GDC in San Francisco! We recorded this episode in our hostel room, just after the last talks at GDC. We talk about the Steam Controller, Project Morpheus and Gender Diversity in games, among other things.

Theme song by RoccoW

 

DeFRAG Afterparty Episode 2 – Shaq Fu and other Hollywood Intermixings

Mar 09, 2014Posted by Pierce



DeFrag Afterparty Episode 2

 

RSS - http://defrag.depaul.edu/feed/podcast/

In this episode of the DeFRAG Afterparty, we discuss grind-fest iOS games, Payday 2′s new update, Watch Dogs’s upcoming release, Shaq Fu, the possibility of The Last Of Us movie and Disney’s recent staff cuts.

Theme song by RoccoW

 

DeFRAG Afterparty Episode 1 – The Revival

Mar 04, 2014Posted by Pierce



DeFrag Afterparty Episode 1

 

In this special episode, we revive the DeFRAG Afterparty, we revive the podcast with a discussion about Threes, Banished, Peter Molyneux’s recent interview with Develop, a wall street investor who wants Nintendo to make free-to-play games and Dean Hall’s departure from Bohemia Interactive.

We also had some tech issues getting this episode up and running this week, but we’re going to be regularly airing on Fridays.

Theme song by RoccoW

 

MultiPlay Night!

Mar 01, 2014Posted by Pierce

 

Come play a ton of awesome local multiplayer games next Friday at 5:30pm in room 924 of CDM!
We’ll be wheeling up a bunch of TVs and plugging in a ton of games! And if anyone wants to let people try out their local multiplayer games, feel free to bring em!

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DeFrag 2014 Winter Olympics

Feb 15, 2014Posted by dmathis

This time, the Olympics are in Chicago!

Are you ready to test yourself over a variety of video games? Do you and your friends have what it takes to win the gold?

DeFrag Olympics is a week away! Come join us February 21st at 5:00PM in 924 of the CDM building.
Registration runs from 5:00-5:45pm, tournament starts at 6:00pm.

Free food, drinks, and company. Bring a group of friends and participate together, or show up solo and make new friends!

A wide variety of games to play await you!

Left 4 Dead 2
Rockband
Monaco
Octodad: Dadliest Catch
and several more!

$2 entry fee (but watching and eating food is free!)
Winning teams get sweet prizes!

 

Global Game Jam 2014

Jan 10, 2014Posted by Pierce

In just two weeks DePaul will, once again, be hosting a site for the Global Game Jam, the largest annual game jam in the world! This is absolutely the best opportunity for students to jump head-first into game development and come out swimming with a finished game!

Students interested should email Allen Turner at aturner8@cdm.depaul.edu
In the subject include the identifier [GGJ 2014]
In the email include your name, skillset (programming, design, artist, animation, sound, etc.) and student ID number

Next, sign up on the DePaul University Jam Site
http://globalgamejam.org/2014/jam-sites/depaul-university-college-computing-and-digital-media

Non-DePaul students are welcome, but must pay a $50 fee

SPOTS ARE LIMITED, so please sign up soon!

 
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