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RBD 2019 Closing Shindig with IGDA New Hampshire!
March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Happy Birthday, Ralph Baer! #RBD2019
Come Join us at the Closing event for Ralph Baer Day 2019 at Jupiter Hall – featuring IGDA New Hampshire! It’s a shindig in the making so let it be known – Local networking and fun is on tap!
This will be your final opportunity to purchase Game-related artwork on display – All funds raised from donations and from purchased game-related artwork on display will benefit the Baer Bench – Manchester, NH Project, a commemorative square featuring a bench with a seated statue of Ralph Baer: https://www.siliconmillyard.co/baersquare
Test your gaming skills on our 15 foot interactive video game, the Ping Pong installation!
Our featured guest conversationalists are Kelley Muir, who will share an overview of her vision of and future for Ralph Baer Day 2019. Glenntai, chiptune musician and music composer, will share on creating soundtracks for interactive and video games – and also perform live chiptune music with his laptop and Gameboy!
Meet other local developers, play their games, and have them play yours! Please bring along any games, prototypes, or products you are working on if you’d like to show them off. There will be plenty of people to give you feedback. Please bring your own laptop and any other devices you need to show your game.
Ralph Baer Day 2019 is a multimedia art exhibition at Jupiter Hall that honors the legacy of Ralph Baer, the “Father of Video Games.” Ralph Baer Day 2019 features a 15 foot interactive video game, the Baer Project Ping Pong installation.
A former Manchester resident, Ralph Baer invented the first video game console and held over 150 patents on games, devices, and other technology like SIMON and the light gun (used to play Duck Hunt). Baer was an inventor and creator throughout his life, and while he didn’t necessarily want honors, he did want to inspire others to make things and play.
Ralph Baer’s inventions are a work of art that have inspired so many more creators. This exhibit of video game inspired art will serve as a reminder of the impact Ralph had on the lives of all.
For questions and updates, please contact Kelley Muir at firstname.lastname@example.org – OR Katie Bérubé at email@example.com – OR text/call 603-289-4661.
About IGDA New Hampshire
The International Game Developers Association New Hampshire Chapter meets monthly in Manchester, NH, for networking, food, and presentation events. We are composed of games industry professionals, hobbyists, and students from the New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts areas, who all share a passion for making games. Our meetings will take place at Jupiter Hall, and generally consist of our members meeting for networking and food, followed by community announcements, a guest presentation, and time spent afterwards discussing projects and pursuits.
ABOUT JUPITER HALL
Jupiter Hall is a community-oriented multi-purpose creative digital media makerspace located in Manchester, NH where communities experience arts, culture and innovation. Our mission is to showcase and present exciting opportunities for storytellers, creatives and professionals. Jupiter Hall is winner of New Hampshire Union Leader 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards – “Best Art Gallery” (Silver).