Taro Omiya and Frederika Edgington-Giordano run the Tech Valley Game Space. TVGS is one of the largest non-profit gamedev communities in the Capital Region of New York founded on the principle that games and game-making are for everyone. Taro and Frederika are the directors who handle the co-working office and the educational hub of TVGS respectively. Come learn about what’s necessary to prepare a game-maker community, how one should teach game-making, and the importance of diversity for the game industry. Follow Taro and TVGS on Twitter.
This is a recording of an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session with Taro Omiya and Frederika Edgington-Giordano, hosted by the IGDA Student SIG. If you’re interested in doing an AMA with students, you can sign up here.