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Lunar Giant is proud to announce that we’ve become part of a small group that’s helping to bring the IGDA Chicago back!  Here’s a press release for today (Monday, April 11, 2011):

The International Game Developer’s Association (IGDA) Chicago is back!  We’re rebooting the chapter, and we’re looking for your help!  If you’re a game developer, a student interested in getting into the industry, or a gamer who just wants to talk games with other like-minded people, come check us out.  Join us as we host meet & greets, industry panels, game jams, and even classes.

Our first meetup starts this Tuesday, April 19 at Dave & Busters in Chicago (1030 North Clark, Chicago, IL).  Visit our Meetup group to let us know you’re interested, and while you’re at it, check out IGDA Chicago’s new website for all of the latest news on what we’re up to.

Why join the IGDA:

- Participate in local problem-solving, inspirational lectures and chapter run events available throughout the U.S. and Internationally

- Member Only discounts to leading game industry events including the IGDA’s Leadership Forum and IGDA @ GDC and access to special networking roundtables, workshops and receptions

- Access thousands of extremely talented members in various arenas of the game development industry

And many other benefits!  For more information, visit http://www.igda.org/join

About IGDA

The International Game Developers Association is the largest non-profit membership organization serving individuals who create video games. We bring together developers at conferences, in local chapters and in special interest groups to improve their lives and craft.