Contact: Cara Bezuska FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KENTUCKIANA GAME CREATORS LAUNCH BUNDLE OF LOCALLY-MADE
VIDEO GAMES DURING REPUBLIC BANK FIRST FRIDAY TROLLEY HOP
Presented by Louisville Makes Games!
Local video game creators have come together to create games made in Kentuckiana and will be released as part of a pay-what- you-want bundle during the Republic Bank First
Friday Trolley Hop on Friday, September 1 from 6-10 p.m.
The event is being held at Warp Zone Louisville at 612 W. Washington St., located in museum row between Sixth and Seventh off of Main Street. The event is family-friendly, free and open to the public. Guests will enjoy playing locally-made games from Kentuckiana and be able to view game art on display in the space. Many game artists and creators will be available to meet and answer questions. This event will mark the first official gallery stop at Warp Zone Louisville. “This event is an opportunity for the creative people in our artist community to show what they have
been working on this year and let the public play games created locally and support the creators by purchasing the games in a pay-what- you-want bundle.” – Alex Bezuska, President of Louisville Makes Games, Inc. The Kentucky Fried Pixels bundle will be available for purchase on September 1, 2017 from www.kentuckyfriedpixels.com.
About Louisville Makes Games!
Louisville Makes Games!, Inc. is a 501c3 organization established in Louisville in 2015.
The goal of Louisville Makes Games! is to promote game development as a viable career
in our city through game development programming classes for kids, industry talks, art
gallery showcases and other events. To learn more, visit www.louisvillemakesgames.org.
Video Game Gallery Open House at Warp Zone Louisville
September 1, 2017 6-10pm
Located at Warp Zone Louisville – 612 W Washington St Louisville, KY
No ticket sales, free and open to the public
Featuring Louisville artists
Louisville Makes Games!
The goal of Louisville Makes Games! is to promote game development as a viable career in our city through game development programming classes for kids, industry talks, art gallery showcases and other events. We educate and advocate game development. Our first major project was establishing the physical space called Warp Zone Louisville downtown, which we hope to make home-base for all things game development in Louisville.
Warp Zone Louisville
Warp Zone Louisville is Louisville’s first, and only, game developer co-working space. Monthly paying members have full 24-hour access to collaborative workspace and the ability to host their own events such as meetups, game launches, and more! Warp Zone is also the space used by the non-profit Louisville Makes Games! for their education program and the GameDevLou meetup.
A twice monthly meetup to connect local developers. Since January 2014, Our community has consistently grown in number of creative individuals and in diversity. The Louisville Game Creator’s meetup is a twice-monthly support group and socializing event for game developers of all skill levels to share ideas, be encouraging, and inspire one another. It will always be free and open to anyone interested in creativity and collaboration. Find the next meeting.
Warp Zone Louisville – created and managed by the non-profit Louisville Makes Games!
Collaborative workspace for Game Developers
Warp Zone Louisville is Kentucky’s first, and only, collaborative workspace focused on game creators! Monthly paying members have full 24-hour access* to collaborative workspace and the ability to host their own events such as meetups, game launches, and more! (*Standard Plan) Warp Zone Louisville is also the space used to host the Louisville Makes Games! education program, Louisville Game Creator’s meetup, and many other community-focussed events.
Code of Conduct
We strive to make our space one of the most encouraging, inviting, and inclusive in our city, that is why we have a very strong emphasis on our Code of Conduct.
More Warp Zone events – https://www.meetup.com/LouisvilleMakesGames/events/