ABOUT US
THE TGDA
Mission Statement:
To advocate and facilitate Australian tabletop game design, development and commercialization.

Purpose 
  • Benefits this community group
  • This group is for the promotion and assistance to anyone in the Australian Tabletop Game industry to improve success for everyone.
  • This will aim to be a community focal point for discussions and information sharing. Promote this group to any Aussie Game Developers you know.
  • This is a community involvement group. Spam or promotion without involvement will not be accepted.
  • WE HATE when people ask for free things that you should be paying for. eg: logo concepts, packaging die lines, samples, artwork etc...
  • This is an inclusive group to all people and abusive behaviour to any individual or otherwise will not be accepted or tolerated.
  • Information and storing useful information, resources, links etc.

Original Founders
  • Alex Wynnter
  • Wesley Lamont
  • Sean Carroll
  • Anthony Sweet
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein
Vice President
Ben Harnwell
Secretery

Tristan Bell
Treasurer
TGDA TIMELINE
  1. 2013 October
    2013 October
    The first PAX in Australia was coming and a panel for Indie Games was organised by Anthony Sweet. video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDA0T-JlQQ
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  2. http://www.93madegames.com.au/articles/archives/07-2013
    2013 November
    The first Indie Game Design panel was live at PAX AUS. 93 Made Games, Raez, Blue Room, Handwritten Games and Sixpence Games. The beginning of the TGDA. video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDA0T-JlQQ
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  3. 2013 November
    2013 November
    Alex and Wes create the TGDA group on Facebook. A private group to chat about development and experiences. link-https://www.facebook.com/groups/TGDAus/
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  4. 2014 November
    2014 November
    The second panel at PAX AUS was done. Included founding members of TGDA - Blue Room, Raez and 93 Made Games. Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rTS27xthYU image from:https://twitter.com/BlueRoomBG
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  5. 2014 December
    2014 December
    TGDA made into a public group on facebook link:https://www.facebook.com/groups/TGDAus/
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  6. 2015 August
    2015 August
    TGDA hits 500 Members link:https://www.facebook.com/groups/TGDAus/permalink/935406769867884/
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  7. 2015 May
    2015 May
    New TGDA logo designed by Alex Wynnter designer:https://wynnter.persona.co/
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  8. 2016 November
    2016 November
    DEVCON 2016 ~60 people attended DEVCON 2016 image from:https://twitter.com/BlueRoomBG
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  9. 2015 February
    2015 February
    Mission statement finalised by Wesley Lamont, Dann May and Alex Wynnter
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  10. 2016 November
    2016 November
    Patreon campaign to fund TGDA launched link:https://www.patreon.com/TGDA
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  11. 2015 November
    2015 November
    The second (what is now know as) DEVCON image from:http://www.93madegames.com.au
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  12. 2016 November
    2016 November
    First TGDA Booth at PAX AUS image from:https://twitter.com/BlueRoomBG
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  13. 2014 October
    2014 October
    The first (what is now know as) DEVCON with Rich Sommer image from:https://twitter.com/BlueRoomBG
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  14. 2016 December
    2016 December
    TGDA becomes Incorporated
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