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  • IGDA looking into support groups for developers harrassed by fans

    The International Game Developers Association executive director Kate Edwards has revealed that the group is looking into starting support groups for developer harassed by fans. The group believes that abuse directed at developers by gamers is on the cusp of damaging the industry.

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  • IGDA head: "Games are an art-form, pure and simple"

    International Game Developers Association head Kate Edwards has stressed that games are an art-form and that freedom of expression among the indie circuit – while potentially controversial – is a virtue the industry needs to retain.

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  • IDGA on GDC party controversy: "We regret that the IGDA was involved in this situation"

    The International Game Developer Association issued a statement today regarding the GDC party they held this week in conjunction with YetiZen that led to the resignation of Brenda Romero from her co-chair position with the organization. That and comments from the IGDA executive director inside.

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  • Brenda Romero resigns from chair position with IGDA over GDC party

    The International Game Developers Association held a part in San Francisco for GDC Tuesday night featuring some scantily clad dancers on a stage, and as you might expect not everybody is happy with this turn of events. Game designer Brenda Romero, co-chair of the IGDA’s Women in Games SIG, resigned from the group in response.

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  • IGDA offers to assist VP Biden with violent games research

    The International Game Developers Association has offered to assist US vice president Joe Biden with evidence-based research on whether violent video games and media contribute to gun violence.

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  • Ed Fries, Sheri Rubin elected to IGDA Board of Directors

    The Independent Game Developers Association has announced it’s elected former Microsoft executive Ed Fries to its Board of Directors as well as and Design Direct Deliver founder and CEO Sheri Rubin. Each will serve a three-year term, during which, they will help “advocate important issues that affect the game development community.” Outgoing board members include: […]

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  • IGDA to investigate Team Bondi crunch policy

    The International Game Developers Association has said it’ll investigate claims over LA Noire developer Team Bondi’s crunch work policy.

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  • Amazon called out over its Android app pricing policy

    Amazon’s terms and conditions for developers wishing to sell Android apps via its recently launched ‘Appstore’ have come under fire by the International Game Developers Association.

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  • Tim Langdell left IGDA to avoid damaging it, believes all accusations "unfounded"

    Former IGDA board of directors member Tim Langdell issued a statement about his recent departure, saying that he wasn’t pushed out the door. Rather, he chose to vacate his position so that the IGDA wouldn’t be caught in the crossfire between Langdell and those who are out to get him. “I make this decision,” he […]

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  • IGDA boss: Tim Langdell stepped down for "personal reasons"

    Speaking with VG247, IGDA Executive Director Joshua Caulfield said today that Tim Langdell decision to resign from the IGDA board of directors was for “personal reasons.” Caulfield refused to elaborate further and directed us toward Langdell for a statement. Which we’ve done. There’s more on the resignation here.

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  • Tim Langdell resigns from IGDA board of directors

    Tim Langdell, the trademark troll behind the recent Mobigames Edge fiasco, has resigned from the Independent Game Developers Association board of directors. This comes shortly after IGDA members started petitioning for his removal. Prior to taking the hint, Langdell abused his position by harassing anyone who used the name “Edge” as a game title. He […]

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  • Manifesto co-founder calls out Epic's Michael Capps over "exploitation of power"

    On his blog, game designer Greg Costikyan has chastised Epic president Michael Capps saying he supports the “exploitation of power” in terms of employee treatment. Capps spoke at a recent leadership meeting sponsored by International Game Developers Association and according to Costikyan, implied that working a 40-hour work week was “kind of absurd”. Capps used […]

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  • Jason Della Rocca gets one last rant in at IGDA

    Jason Della Rocca closed his stint as the executive director of the International Game Developers Association with a bang during GDC’s annual rant session last week. Here is an excerpt from his speech, which he posted on his blog: Serving the IGDA for the past 9 years has been extremely rewarding and challenging. I helped […]

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  • Della Rocca quits IGDA

    Jason Della Rocca is leaving his role as the executive director of the International Game Developers Association, he’s confirmed on his blog, to pursue a new venture. Della Rocca’s headed up the organisation for nine years. “Given the maturation and evolution of the IGDA, I’m not sure if I’m actually the ‘right guy’ anymore,” he […]

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