Events & Education

Join our growing network, play with us live at our upcoming events and learn to build games from our expert developers.

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Allow us to introduce ourselves. Playcrafting is a nationwide network of game developers, creators, and enthusiasts who love to build, play, and learn about video games.

Our Biggest Annual Moments

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Play NYC

TBD August 2022

The Bit Awards 2020 Logo

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Global Game Jam Playcrafting

January 28-30, 2022

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August 7, 2021
New York City’s premier game convention for creators and players. See the coolest trends in the gaming world, and play the latest projects from studios and developers from all over NYC.
December 31, 2021
Our annual awards show featuring a night of live performances, special guests, world premiere trailers and interactive games from some of the most talented and innovative game development creators in our industry.
January 28, 2022
The biggest Global Game Jam in the United States! 48 hours of workshops, expert talks, the space to work on your own project, meeting new friends and more.
August 7, 2021
New York City’s premier game convention for creators and players. See the coolest trends in the gaming world, and play the latest projects from studios and developers from all over NYC.
December 31, 2021
Our annual awards show featuring a night of live performances, special guests, world premiere trailers and interactive games from some of the most talented and innovative game development creators in our industry.
January 28, 2022
The biggest Global Game Jam in the United States! 48 hours of workshops, expert talks, the space to work on your own project, meeting new friends and more.

Reach Expert Mode

We’re teaching today’s gaming enthusiasts to be tomorrow’s expert game developers.

Business of Indie Games

Going indie is an exciting and risky venture: but don’t go alone, take this business guidance tailored specially to indie game developers with a three-day bootcamp dedicated to honing your business goals and acting on them.

Designing Video Games for Social Impact

In this course, you will learn how to design video games for social impact. Video games that do not only entertain but affect social good through their narrative, gameplay, and real-world calls to action.

Learn Unity in 8 Weeks

This 8-Week Unity course will get you directly involved and working within the indie game scene. Besides learning the ins and outs of Unity and launching a game by the end of the course, you’ll also gain access to a thriving community of local indie game developers.

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