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Party Location Map Link
http://www.eventsforgamers.com/map/
(Compiled by Matthew Anderson)
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Event Name
Time (All time in PST)
DatePriceLocationLink
Additional Link
DetailsBy/Sponsored by
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GDC2017 JAPAN PARTY5:30 PM – 9:00 PMFriday, March 3$47Canton Seafood & Dim Sum Restaurant
665 Folsom Street
San Francisco , CA 94017
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc2017-japan-party-tickets-30910638552GDC 2017 JAPAN PARTY" will be held by IGDA Japan at the evening on the final day of GDC 2017, March 3rd. It is very good chance to communicate with Japanese developers directly. We are welcome to international guests. Let's enjoy together!
note
# Attend fee includes food, 2 drink tickets, tip and tax.
IGDA Japan
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GDC 2017 Beach Firepit Party!1:00 PM - 8:00 PMFriday, March 3Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CAhttps://www.facebook.com/events/648811578636610/Nothing cool happens at the end of GDC week on Fridays, so let's party at the beach instead!

An informal gathering where we bring our friends together, and celebrate old friendships, lost ones, and new. We're here to grill some food (chip in for some ingredients at Safeway), and play some music (bring instruments!)

Times are setup temporarily as afternoon until evening, but people can come and go as they please (also if weather permits.)

Location is at Ocean Beach, near Cliff House (closest main street is Geary.)
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GDCompression 20177:00PM - 8:00 PMFriday, March 3Pocket Gems HQ
220 Bush Street
7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdcompression-2017-tickets-31978099356GDC is one of the best times of the year. You learn about what’s new in the industry, chat with interesting people, and catch some amazing panels.
But come Friday, GDC can leave you with sore feet, pockets full of forgotten business cards and a longing for beer, pizza and video games. Don't worry, we're here to help!
Come by Pocket Gems for our 4th annual GDCompression. We can promise pizza, beer, and all the games you can shake a joystick at.
This is a 21+ event and IDs will be checked at the door!
Pocket Gems
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GDC Friday Night Party9:00 PM - 2:00 AMFriday, March 3Folsom Street Foundry, 1425 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-party-with-blackstorm-and-everwing-tickets-32476809010Cap off your GDC week with live performance artists, special contests and prizes, sweet treats and a custom bar menu!
Sponsored by: Folsom Street Foundry and Blackstorm Labs, the makers of the hit game EverWing on Facebook's Instant Games platform.
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2017 Post-GDC BBQ12:00 PM - 8:00 PMSaturday, March 41264 Albion Ln, Sunnyvale, CA 94087https://www.facebook.com/events/1686894348275866/Keeping it going for 2017! This is a casual event, for hanging out and boardgaming and getting that last chance to network, post-conference.
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Ongoing Events
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Event Name
Time (All time in PST)
DatePriceLocationLink
Additional Link
DetailsNotes
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Xbox Lobby Lounge
Mon-Thurs: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Fri- 10:00AM -3:00PM
South Hall, Street Level
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Ubisoft Lobby Bar
Mon-Thurs: 9:30AM-6:00PM
Fri- 10:00AM -4:00PM
West Hall, Second Level
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Intel Sky Bridges
Mon-Thurs: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Fri- 10:00AM -3:00PM
South Hall, Street Level
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GDC Play Networking Lounge
Wed-Thurs: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Fri- 10:00AM -3:00PM
North Hall, GDC Play Area (PL4336)
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PlayStation Lounge
Wed-Thurs: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Fri- 10:00AM -3:00PM
Booth 1624, South Hall, Lower Level
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Invite only EventContactDetailsBy/Sponsored by
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Bethesda Event for those affected by layoffs
https://www.facebook.com/cathyr.montes
Bethesda is hosting a private event for game industry professionals impacted by a recent layoffs. PM Cathy for details via Facebook.
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Outpost Games PartyParty@outpostgames.comWednesday, March 1Mention Micah's name. Invites will depend on space
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Past Event Names
Time (All time in PST)
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2017 8th Annual Pre-GDC Dinner7:00 PM - 9:00 PMSaturday, February 25SoMa StrEat Food Park
428 11th St, San Francisco, California 94103
https://www.facebook.com/events/736248129855739/Get ready for the 8th annual pre-GDC CA (conference associate) dinner! Come on out for food trucks, meeting new and familiar faces, fun times, and did I mention food trucks? Yay! For those new to the program or area, we can meet at the Moscone West entrance and walk down there at 6:30PM, However, please be aware that its a 1.5 mile walk so if anyone wants to uber/taxi/bus it, that might be easier too!

The food truck park is great because its large enough to handle all of us without any special arrangements or prepaid funds and of course they have sangaria pitchers (Please note, you must be 21 or older to consume aclohol). We will likely meet at the Westfield instead in the event of rain.
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Designing Sound - GDC17 Game Audio Get Together4:00PM - 7:00PMSunday, February 26
Dear Mom
2700 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-sound-gdc17-game-audio-get-together-tickets-32102864532?aff=es2Follwoing the succes of the event last year, we're hosting another one. So whether you're attending GDC or happen to be in the area, come join us for an informal gathering of interactive audio aficionados ahead of the conference.
DS contributing editor Richard Gould will be at the venue from shortly before 4:00pm to hand out stickers which will signifiy you're part of this event so you'll know who and who not to randomly strike up a conversation about reverb zones with.
Please join us and invite your colleuges and friends.
DesigningSound.org
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6th Annual Pre-GDC Dinner!
5:00 PM to 10:00 PMSunday, February 26$25/$30
Canton
655 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6th-annual-pre-gdc-dinner-tickets-31720285227Come Network With Fellow Game Development Professionals From Around The World
~~Come for dinner, sit with strangers and leave with friends!~~
Newcode, 8ooBirds
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Dutch Courage 2.0 - Pre GDC Mixer7:00 PMSunday, February 26BrewCade SF
2200 MARKET ST #102
San Francisco, California
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dutch-courage-20-pre-gdc-mixer-tickets-30339603571Dutch Game developers showcase their games!
Mingle with experienced developers to get some last-minute tips about GDC, and celebrate the week's kick-off!
Lapp
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GDC Hookah, Developers, & Shennanigans
9:00 PM - 2:00AMSunday, February 26$20 if you want to participate in Hookah
724 Hookah
724 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-hookah-developers-shennanigans-tickets-32141249342?aff=es2Game devs, friends, mingling, and of course... Hookah!
No pressure, no party, just a good locale to mingle and connect with friends. The ambiance is fairly quiet, low-key music.
The event is free, but generally $20 if you want to smoke a hookah. And NO PRESSURE! Come to just hang out, free of charge.
This is not your standard party with music blaring and blowing your ear drums. This is a mature crowd, chill vibe, network, mingle, and relax.
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A Competition Mixer: Hosted by Google Cloud & Improbable5:00-8:00 PMMonday, February 27FreeGoogle Launchpad Space
301 Howard Street, Floor #4
San Francisco, CA
https://docs.google.com/a/google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmIwAf3z46AzyxHwSbfPUEm1qk2ep6JxO0e7qS9QfeAxiZtA/viewformCome join Google Cloud and Improbable for a night of friendly gaming competition, food, drinks, networking, and more. Learn about SpatialOS, GCP, and how the Google Cloud & Improbable partnership is helping developers to build the next generation of games (and beyond)!Google Cloud & Improbable
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GDC Mobile Summit Mixer (Presented by ONE by AOL)6:30PM - 8:30 PMMonday, February 27West Hall, Second LevelYou are cordially invited to attend an opening night mixer with ONE by AOL: Publishers in the West Hall, Second Level from 6:30-8:30pm.AOL
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HEVGA & ESA Education Summit Mixer6:30PM - 8:30 PMMonday, February 27West Hall, Third Level
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VRDC@GDC Mixer (Presented by HYPEREAL)6:30PM - 8:30 PMMonday, February 27West Hall, Second LevelHYPEREAL
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The Upload VIP Mixer @ GDC, Presented By Technicolor Experience Center7:00 PM to 10:00 PMMonday, February 27$299Upload SF
1535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-upload-vip-mixer-gdc-presented-by-technicolor-experience-center-tickets-31953125659?aff=es2We're excited to announce The Upload VIP Mixer @ GDC! We will host the grand unveiling of our new Mixed Reality studio and bring together the top minds of the VR/AR community.
The mixer will be held at Upload SF, just a 6-minute drive away from GDC. We will feature a Live DJ, Open Bar, Live Art Performances, VR Demos and VR Acting. Enjoy all your old favorite VR experiences, as well as some pieces you've never tried before. And of course, there will be an open bar. A big thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Technicolor Experience Center.
Upload
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MIX GDC WEEK 20177:00 PM to 11:00 PMMonday, February 27981 Mission Street, San Francisco CAhttp://www.mediaindieexchange.com/event/gdc-week-2017/Celebrating outstanding indie games across many genres and platforms. All games are available to play at the event, and you can also chat with the game creators — along with complimentary refreshments.The Mix, IGN, Patreon, Intel, Unity, Oculus, Playstation, Versus Evil, Astro, Fig, ID@Xbox, Yoyo Games
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Pocket Gamer Party @ GDC 2017
8:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Monday, February 27The Grand
520 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pocket-gamer-party-gdc-2017-in-association-with-kiip-neon-tickets-31394852850This event is for game developers and related games industry professionals only.
You need to RSVP and make sure you get there nice and early as RSVPing alone won’t guarantee entry.
Oh, and bring your business card of course!
Steel Media, Kiip
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Made In MA at GDC 2017 Party
5:30 PM to 8:30 PMTuesday, February 28$15/$20
Johnny Foley's
243 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/made-in-ma-at-gdc-2017-party-tickets-30889267631Start your GDC off right and join us for drinks and snacks before another long night of work. Great chance to catch up with old friends and to make new ones. All are welcome.Vivox, Becker College, Petricore Games
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GDC Happy Hour with Indiegogo
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, February 28Indiegogo
965 Mission Street
5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-happy-hour-with-indiegogo-tickets-32189523732?aff=es2Join us for a special edition of Gaming Happy Hour to meet fellow gaming entrepreneurs, and the Indiegogo team at the Indiegogo HQ in San Francisco.
Gordon Walton, Executive Producer of ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc., will share his experience of developing Crowfall - insights about launching an equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, as well as details about Crowfall - a massively multiplayer online role playing game, as well as insights about launching an Equity Crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Nate Murray, Head of Games at Indiegogo, will lead the fireside chat.
Indiegogo
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WIGI (Women in Games Intl.) GDC 2017 Networking Party
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 28Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wigi-gdc-2017-networking-party-tickets-31257780864Women in games internationalBig Huge Games, Google Cloud Platform, Level 3 Communications, Turbo Button
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Polycount Meetup GDC 20176:00 PM - 10:00 PMTuesday, February 2846 Minna St, San Francisco, CA 94105https://www.facebook.com/events/1737994943183934/https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/499159/PolycountGDC2017.pngRub shoulders with some of the industry’s top talent, partake in liberal amounts of libations, check out excellent artwork, and pick up some swag as well! - Print the flyer or save it to your phone for access.
Suggestions:
* Food service will not be available, so make sure to grab something to eat before you get to the party.
* Please do not bring luggage or backpacks to the event, if you must, drop your bag off at the coat check. While we have a slightly larger venue this year, there is typically a line to get in and space is at a premium.
Marmoset Co, Polycount
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Phunware Mobile Summit Mixer6:30 PM - 8:30 PMTuesday, February 28West Hall, Second LevelPhuneware
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4th Latin American Gathering at GDC6:30 PM - 8:30 PMTuesday, February 28$20Jillian's Sports Bar Metreon, 175 4th St.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-latin-american-gathering-at-gdc-tickets-31954919023
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IGDA's Annual Networking Event6:30PM - 9:30PMTuesday, February 28Children's Creativity Museum 221 4th Street San Francisco, CA 94103https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-igda-networking-event-gdc-tickets-31774759160International Games Developers Association:
• Drinks and light snacks
• Stop-motion animation demo lab
• Karaoke and more!
IGDA
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX Gaming Celebration6:30PM - 11:30PMTuesday, February 28The Regency Center 1300 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94109https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nvidia-geforce-gtx-gaming-celebration-tickets-31700268356?adbpr=86395621&adbsc=social_20170215_70109016&adbid=831868133082173440&adbpl=tw#map-targetSOLD OUT: You're invited to attend the GeForce GTX gaming celebration!

Come join us for an evening of awesome PC gaming, hardware, tournaments and of course free food, drinks and a few other amazing surprises.

Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the event will start promptly at 7 PM.
NVIDIA
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GDC Prototype/Playtest Night7:00 PM - 10:00 PMTuesday, February 28Parc 55 Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, California 94102
https://www.facebook.com/events/656538114471394/ RIT hosts the Prototype/Playtest night at GDC! RIT
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Magic the Gathering at GDC7:00 PM - 10:00 PMTuesday, February 28135 4th Street #4000, San Francisco, California 94103https://www.eventbrite.com/e/magic-at-gdc-tickets-31762673010?aff=es2Come on up to the City View at Metreon on Tuesday, February 28th from 7pm-10pm for a gaming event hosted by the fun folks from Wizards of the Coast and catered by the Pizza Delivery Guy. Crack open some boosters, play Magic: The Gathering, and take a shot at the prize wall.

Photo ID and GDC badge required for entry. Limited space available; RSVP required.
Wizards of the Coast
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Github GDC Party7:00 PM - 12:00 PMTuesday, February 28
GitHub HQ
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St,
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://github.com/blog/2323-github-gdc-party-2017Please swing by GitHub HQ on Tuesday, February 28th at 7 PM, and feel free to bring your laptops and other devices, show off your games, and meet people who love games as much as you do. We'll supply the drinks, Wi-Fi, and Octocat stickers <3

Our friends from itch.io, Ludum Dare, and the Museum of Digital Art and Entertainment will be there with a collection of fun party games - old school classics, weekend game jam entries, and the latest indie games. We may have one or two surprises too…
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itch.rl II8:00 PM – 11:30 PMTuesday, February 28
Gamenest
222 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/itchrl-ii-tickets-32313080293It's time for the second annual itch.io gathering, itch.rl. Join us at Gamenest on February 28th at 8pm for an evening of creativity and conversation. Enjoy some beverages on us while meeting other developers and sharing games.(Located about 5 blocks from Moscone Center, where GDC is being held)
Gamenest is partitioned into a few different rooms, we'll have dedicated space and desks for your laptops to show off games. There will also be music, and a live VJ set.
We'll have free beer available and this means that the event will be 21+. If you're not old enough, we apologize, but we'll be around all week to meet up.
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POWx68:00 PM – 2:00 AMTuesday, February 288BitSF Nightclubhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1392133670836999/21+ / $15 advance / $20 door
$10 w/ GDC badge

In honor of the 2017 Game Developer's Conference, 8bitSF and Monobomb Records are proud to present POWx6, a celebration of the indie spirit. The POW party is a colossal night of sound + vision, featuring performances by some of the best acts in both gaming and chip music as well as demo tables and presentations by indie developers.
8bitSF and Monobomb Records
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BYO INDIE: A Party w/ Game Jolt and PIGSquad
8:00 PM – 11:30 PMTuesday, February 28
The Royale
800 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/byo-indie-a-party-w-game-jolt-and-pigsquad-gdc-2017-tickets-31497200976Bring Your Own Indie! Game Jolt and Portland Indie Game Squad are teaming up to host a night of indie games at our favorite bar in San Francisco! Grab a drink, listen to tunes, check out games projected on the big screen, mix and mingle with a bunch of folks who love gaming as much as you do.
21+ only!
Game Jolt and Portland Indie Game Squad
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IMGA After Party, hosted by Youzu8:00 PM – 11:00 PMTuesday, February 28
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imga-after-party-hosted-by-youzu-tickets-31441960751Youzu and the IMGA are inviting you to an exclusive party: DJ, open-bar, gifts and other surprises are waiting for you.Youzu, IMGA, Euromediterrancee, Samsung, King, Rovio, Supercell, TDS
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iGameUSA GDC Meet & Greet4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWednesday, March 1
Panda Express
865 Market St, San Francisco, California 94103
https://www.facebook.com/events/263278620760013/Learn more about iGameUSA by meeting the Founder Gina Johnson. Get the details on how you can be a part of our nonprofit and learn about our various programs.iGameUSA
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Serious Games Networking Reception3:00 PM – 6:00 PMWednesday, March 1
Google Launchpad
301 Howard Street
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-2017-serious-games-networking-reception-tickets-31735949078Please join us for the first annual Serious Games Networking + Awards Reception at GDC! Come network with other practitioners in the field of serious games and celebrate the achievements of peers who have who have made great contributions to the field of serious games through their abilities, talents, and efforts!Google Cloud Platform
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LGBTQ in Gaming
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, March 1Hotel Zetta San Francisco
55 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-in-gaming-tickets-31169610143This gathering during the Game Developer's Conference is a casual get-together that brings together LGBTQIA+ gaming industry professionals. Microsoft
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GDC 2017 Zobmie Gunship Surivival Happy Hour5:00 PM – 7:30 PMWednesday, March 1
Limbic
28 2nd St. 5th Floor
San Fransisco CA 94105
RSVP James Little @ 310-529-9793 or james@launchpadagency.comMobile game developers flaregames and Limbic are hosting a happy hour Wed March 1st from 5-7:30pm at Limbic's SF office to preview their upcoming game, Zombie Gunship Survival. See details in the invite attached and please RSVP to James if you plan to attend.
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Gnomon GDC 2017 Industry Mixer5:00 PM – 9:00 PMWednesday, March 1
PianoFight
144 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94102
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gnomon-gdc-2017-industry-mixer-tickets-31950828789?aff=es2The beer will be cold and the food delicious! RSVP (or arrive early to register) and you’ll be given a limited-edition wristband on the door to feast on a tasty spread of mac ’n’ cheese, chicken, and fries. Plus, every checked-in guest will get a free drink ticket on arrival, which will be good for well liquor highballs, beer, and wine.
Expect networking galore, great music, and good times with your peers!
Gnomon
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Celebrating Latinos in Gaming5:00 PM – 8:00 PMWednesday, March 1
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
55 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-latinos-in-gaming-tickets-30311878645Xbox celebrates diversity and recognizes the impact of Latinos in the gaming industry. Come share your story during the Game Developer's Conference with other Latino and Latin American professionals of the gaming industry in this fun-filled and enlightening event. Join us to connect & network with other game creators, developers, writers, artists, and more.Microsoft
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MIXOLOGY MIXER5:30 PM – 8:00 PMWednesday, March 1Invite onlyhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/appnext-mixology-mixer-gdc-registration-32268981392Please join the waitlist for the event by registering for an invitation. While we are sold out, we plan on releasing tickets this week and over the days leading up to the event. We are looking forward to seeing you there! - The Appnext Team
Description
Mix Your Own Cocktails + Edible Apps + Prizes!
The event is by invitation only. To recieve an invitation, please sign up for the waitlist. Due to the mixology event, space is extremely limited.
We will be holding this event 2 blocks from the Moscone Center. The address will be shared with every guest who receives an invitation to attend.
Appnext
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GameDev Meetup Networking Mixer5:30 PM – 9:30 PMWednesday, March 1
BuzzWorks
365 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-2017-gamedev-meetup-networking-mixer-tickets-31960742441This social event networking starts from 5:30pm till 9:30pm and RSVP is required to enter our event. No cover charge to those with GDC badges and only $5 for the public (guaranteed entry). Simply support the bar as this is a 21+ event.1UpNation
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Cohorts and Cocktails6:30 PM – 9:00 PMWednesday, March 1
Local Edition - San Francisco
691 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cohorts-and-cocktails-tickets-31551539504Join AppLovin, AppsFlyer, and Mobvista on March 1st for drinks at San Francisco’s favorite speakeasy, Local Edition. We’ll start the evening off with passed appetizers at 6:30 pm and we’ll keep serving up cocktails until 9:00 pm.
This event is invite-only, so please make sure to register ahead of time if you’d like to attend!
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Outpost GDC Party 20177:00 PM - 10:00 PMWednesday, March 1Barbarossa Lounge
714 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
party@outpostgames.comWe are Outpost Games and we are throwing a party March 1 for streamers and industry people who are in the area around GDC time.
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UK industry drinks reception @ GDC 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWednesday, March 1
B Restaurant & Bar
720 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uk-industry-drinks-reception-gdc-2017-tickets-31094733184?aff=es2Ukie is delighted to once again be hosting the UK industry drinks reception at GDC San Francisco on Wednesday 1st March. Come along to the B-Restaurant & Bar, situated above the beautiful Yerba Buena Gardens a stones throw away from the Moscone Centre, for an evening of free drinks and fun courtesy of our friends at DIT, BAFTA and Games London.
This event is FREE but you must register for tickets beforehand. If you have any queries please contact Megan.
Don't forget to visit over 40 UK business on the UK stand #1016 on the expo show floor.
Tickets are strictly limited and available subject to approval, Ukie stand exhibitors have priority.Ukie reserves the right to withdraw tickets at any point.
Ukie
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4TH ANNUAL VR MIXER7:00 PM - 11:00 PMWednesday, March 1$30/$99
Temple Nightclub 540 Howard S San Francisco, CA 94105
http://www.vrmixer.com/#mainSVVR and SFVR invite you to the fourth-annual VRDC/GDC VR Mixer on Wednesday, March 1 from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM in downtown San Francisco. We’re back at Temple, a 20,000 sq. ft. venue, to showcase the newest virtual reality technology while making sure you have plenty of space to socialize. Best of all, it’s only two blocks from Moscone.

Enjoy two floors of VR demos, a full cash bar, and live music performances. For independent developers, this is a great opportunity to get your work seen by luminaries in the space. Please visit VRmixer.com for more information regarding tickets, sponsorships, and demo space
DIT, BAFTA and Games London
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THAT PARTY 2017 7:00 PM - 2:00 AMWednesday, March 1$20161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103http://that.party/https://www.eventbrite.com/e/that-party-2017-tickets-31368271344Tickets Sold Out- This year, THAT PARTY will again be curated and co-hosted by the videogame romantics at Venus Patrol & JUEGOS RANCHEROS, the Austin, TX independent videogame collective behind festivals like Fantastic Arcade.VENUS PATROL & JUEGOS RANCHEROS
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Chile Indie Developers Party7:30 PM - 11:30 PMWednesday, March 1Louie's Bar
55 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/chile-indie-developers-party-tickets-31156346471I want to invite you to our little meet-up party with Chilean developers. The first two drinks are on us, and we'll also have buffalo wings for everyone!

The party is on February 25th, from 19:30 to 00:00, at Louie's Bar.
It's going to be a small gathering, as the venue is not that big, so once the tickets are gone, they're definitely gone.
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11th Annual GGP at GDC Party8:00 PM - 1:00 AMWednesday, March 1
Codeword
917 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.facebook.com/events/386653845015339/21+ only. Food, Folks, and Fun! It is our 11th Annual Gay Gaming Professionals Celebration. Allies and all members of the queer spectrum welcome.

DNA Pizza - Yes.
Intel and Microsoft
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Murder Palace @ GDC feat. Alanah Pearce
9:00 PM - 2:00 AMWednesday, March 1$15/$20
Love And Propaganda
85 Campton Place
San Francisco, CA 94108
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/murder-palace-gdc-feat-alanah-pearce-tickets-31706524067?Game developers, industry vets and fans of gaming - escape the GDC noise and leap into a new reality while submerging yourself in the sounds of Miami, Florida and Brisbane, Australia.Black White Blood
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Vungle GDC 2017 Party9:00 PM - 12:00 AMWednesday, March 1
Harlot @ 46 Minna
46 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vungle-gdc-2017-party-registration-31605470814Doors open at 9 p.m. and the fun goes on until midnight.*
(Make sure you arrive early to avoid the lines...and to catch the open bar that runs until 10:30 p.m.!)

What can you expect?
A GREAT time with the industry's biggest pubs and developers!
Live DJ (featuring San Francisco's own DJ Russell Vargas)!
Photo booth fun!
Drinks! [OPEN BAR for the first 1.5 hours!]
Food!
Vungle
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Big Indie Pitch @ GDC 20173:00 PM – 7:30 PMThursday, March 2Barbarossa Lounge
714 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/big-indie-pitch-gdc-2017-tickets-31504646245?aff=es2Our latest Big Indie Pitch offers shortlisted developers a chance to impress renowned mobile games journalists and developers.
The unique speed dating format gives each developer three minutes with each panel of experts, meaning entrants will get real feedback from the event.
Steel Media, sponsored by DreamSky
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#SwissGames Happy Hour - GDC 20174:00 PM – 6:00 PMThursday, March 2Hall Dhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/swissgames-happy-hour-gdc-2017-tickets-32196434402?aff=es2#SwissGames is holding a happy hour to wrap up the second day of GDC Play. Pop by our booths for a (free) beer and connect with the talented minds behind a variety of award-winning projects available for you to test. We want to know who's visiting so feel free to pass on your business card or mention us on Twitter using #SwissGames.
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The Frostrune Viking Party4:00 PM –6:600 PMThursday, March 2Hall Dhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-frostrune-viking-party-tickets-32262305424?aff=es2We'd like to invite our bretheren to a warm-up before the Nordic Party on Thursday March 2 at GDC! At GDC Play, there is a Nordic bar and the Norwegians are invading it to celebrate The Frostrune from 4 - 6 pm.
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The Blacks in Gaming Green Room4:00 PM – 7:00 PMThursday, March 2
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
55 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blacks-in-gaming-green-room-tickets-31145021598Blacks in Gaming - sponsored by Xbox
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3D Games GDC Happy Hour w/ Sketchfab, Allegorithmic, and Polycount5:00 PM – 6:00 PMThursday, March 2Moscone Center South
747 Howard Street
GDC Booth #416
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3d-games-gdc-happy-hour-w-sketchfab-allegorithmic-and-polycount-tickets-32137448975Are you headed to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this year?
Join us for draft beers and quality conversations about 3D and Virtual Reality Games (VR) with developers and artists from the industry at Allegorithmic's booth (#416) in Moscone South on March 2nd at 5pm PST.
P.S. The first 200 people will receive a special gift. So you might want to show up early. ;)
Sketchfab, Allegorithmic, and Polycount
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Zynga Casino Happy Hour5:00 PM- 7:30 PMThursday, March 2Zynga HQ
699 8th Street
(Shuttle Provided from Moscone Center)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/16508236_10155168744924887_2705180147975309866_n.jpg?oh=f90b14a1ef2c20cb09cb10c27f1fa7ce&oe=5941ED0EAll GDC Friends are welcome! Bring your GDC Badge and ID for EntryZynga
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Coin-Op Games Room5:00 PM- 7:30 PMThursday, March 2
Coin-Op Games Room
508 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/improbable-drinks-the-coin-op-games-room-san-francisco-registration-31635388298Please bring your GDC pass with you for entry on the door.

The free food & drink will be on a first-come-first-served basis and when it's gone, it's gone - however the party will continue until 9pm using the Tron room and spilling over into the main bar area of the venue.
Improbable
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GDC Premiere Event6:00 PM- 9:00 PMThursday, March 2
Press Club SF
20 Yerba Buena Lane
https://www.facebook.com/LionbridgeGames/photos/a.466517303518598.1073741827.452087474961581/493454470824881/?type=3&__mref=message_bubbleOnly 2 blocks from GDC! Drinks are on us!Lionbridge Game Services
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Improbable Drinks @ The Coin-Op Games Room, San Francisco6:00 PM- 9:00 PMThursday, March 2
Coin-Op Games Room
508 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/improbable-drinks-the-coin-op-games-room-san-francisco-registration-31635388298?aff=es2UPDATE - due to unexpected demand we will now be giving priority entry on the door to game developers who provide a valid GDC 2017 conference pass. If you do not have a pass but work within the greater games industry and would still like to attend, please email vitor@improbable.io with your details and we'll get back to you.
This event is designed as a drop-in, so there will be a good chance of spaces opening up - join us!
Improbable
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Paymentwall's Sausagefest Rockband vs Guitar Hero
6:00:00 PM and 8:00 PMThursday, March 2Box SF at 1069 Howard Streethttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-2017-paymentwalls-24th-international-sausagefest-tickets-31961275034Paymentwall Inc
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New York State Game Dev Meetup8:00 PM – 9:30 PMThursday, March 2
Bloodhound
1145 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-york-state-game-dev-meetup-tickets-32106544539?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_term=viewmyevent_buttonFirst, and soon to be annual event for game developers in New York State! This casual, fun event is hosted by RIT, RPI and NYU-3 New York State universities who recently received grants from the state and have been designated as "digital gaming hubs". We are charged with growing and promoting the games community in New York State-and we need your help telling the story of all of the great games being made in the Empire State. RIT, RPI and NYU
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Game Night with Kickstarter and Game Jolt
8:00 PM – 11:00 PMThursday, March 2
The Royale
800 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94109
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/game-night-with-kickstarter-and-game-jolt-tickets-31649941828Join Kickstarter and Game Jolt for an evening of games and festivities at GDC 2017. We’ll have 5 Kickstarter-funded games read to demo, including Adventure Pals, Moon Hunters, and Space Jammers. We will aslo have 5 Game Jolt games to demo. Can't wait to see you there!Kickstarter and Game Jolt
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GDC XPerience Networking Mixer Event8:00 PM – 12:00 AMThursday, March 2Love And Propaganda
85 Campton Place
San Francisco, CA 94108
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdc-xperience-networking-mixer-event-tickets-32365001591?aff=es2GDC XPerience Networking Mixer Event in the heart of Union Square and walking distance from Moscone Center!
Our regular networking mixers are almost sold out and high in demand. We are now giving you another chance to come join us at this newest hot spot venue in San Francisco on a Thursday night to network with other GameDevs, IndieDevs, Publishers, Executives, Venture Capitalist, Programmers, Producers, Animators, Concept Artists, and more!
1UpNation
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Marioke @ GDC 20178:00 PM - 2:00 AMThursday, March 2$20Encore Karaoke Lounge
1550 California
#2
San Francisco, CA 94109
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/marioke-gdc-2017-tickets-31443558530?Tickets Sold Out- But join the waitlist and keep your Thursday night free anyway because we're expecting to get some tickets back from sponsors. If that doesn't work out for you we'll be selling tickets on the door from 10PMMarioke
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Prizm PlayTable Party8:00 PM to 11:00 PMThursday, March 2
Lemnos Labs
1155 Indiana Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prizm-playtable-party-tickets-31807281435This is a magnificent gathering of People, Party, and PlayTables!
Alcohol, live band, and tacos (truck) was requested so it'll be there.
+ PlayTable demos.
This is not just for video game people. This is an industry event targeted at connecting video game and tabletop game creators & publishers.
Prizm Labs
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GDC Jam 20178:30 PM to 11:59 PMThursday, March 21970 Carroll Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124-2511, United Stateshttps://www.facebook.com/events/1311094638928900/Want to get your Jam on with fellow GDC goers?
Then come on down!
Feel free to bring gear if you have it handy. There are two drum sets, 2 bass rigs, 2 guitar rigs, a few guitars and a bass, a PA with mics, and various other percussion instruments on hand. Room is pretty small, fits maybe 8 players max, but plenty O room to chill in the hall. :) Also, if anyone has a better location to offer up just say the word :D
Text me to coordinate: 415.786.6405. or message on the event page.
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