STEM Educated. Video Game Motivated.

The Maine Game is a club where highly motivated, ambitious, and talented high school students come together and make a successful video game. The process involves programming, art, marketing, and more.

What a difference 30 days makes. Thank you!

30 days ago I sat down in my classroom and asked the members of the Maine Game what they wanted to do.  I had finished a conversation with David Perloff about different funding sources a day or two prior, and I wanted to continue the conversation with the people that any income would impact the most. At that point we were…

We did it!!! We reached our Kickstarter goal!!!

Through a concentrated and exhaustive effort we have officially reached our Kickstarter goal of $2,000! A huge thank you to everyone who contributed hard earned money, tweeted, retweeted, favorited, shared, friended, followed and commented to help get this huge goal accomplished! Our continued success is now on your shoulders!  All the members sincerely appreciate and value everyone’s involvement and effort…

We need $600 and have 9 days left

To commemorate the $600 remaining in our Kickstarter campaign and the 9 days left to it. Here is a list of 9 reasons why you should contribute: The members of the Maine Game are working on something on their own time for no pay (including the teacher) Yesterday was payday and you can spare a few bucks You support technology innovation…

We just broke $1000. We are over half way to our Kickstarter goal!!!

Through a concentrated and deliberate “virtual press conference” over the past 2 days we have successfully broke the elusive $1000 mark on our Kickstarter campaign!! The club members and myself have always known that we would receive donations for our worthy cause, but people just needed to find out about us.  We have, and will continue to, raise awareness for…

Everybody loves stickers. Do you want a custom vinyl sticker? Sure you do.

The Maine Game has recently acquired the ability to create custom vinyl stickers.  Everyone loves stickers, especially vinyl ones.  You want a sticker, we know you do. For a small (but generous) $2+ donation to our Kickstarter campaign you will receive a custom Maine Game makes Space Base vinyl sticker!  Your one of a kind wonderfully sticky item all your friends (and enemies)…

Hello Maker Mom! Hello Chicago!

The MakerMom (themakermom.com) wrote about us in her Chicago based blog about STEM education and all things awesome!  She laid out a very eloquent argument why YOU to donate to our Kickstarter campaign.  She found value in our little club and we hope you do too. Here’s a quote from her article: So why give? Good karma. With donations starting at just…

$747 and going strong

Our Kickstarter continues to go onward and upward!  We now have 24 total backers who have contributed a total of $747 to our cause! With 14 days left we are in a strong 2nd half push to reach our $2,000 goal.  However, we have not lost sight of what is most important to us: getting a finished product to the wonderful…

Stephen Wong was here!!

Stephen Wong was here!  You might know him from Full Sail University.  You might know him from working with High Touch Courses.   Maybe you even know him from MekTek Studios where he is a technical artist / rigger.  We here at the Maine Game know him as a really friendly, intelligent, and helpful teacher. Stephen donated 2 hours of his…

Let’s keep Kickstarter going strong!

Thank you to everyone that has contributed to our Kickstarter campaign!  We’re still going strong and look forward to the next 23 days.  This whole experience has been an amazing ride and we will continue to push through the end. A special thanks to members of established video game companies Radial Games, Eagre Games, Schell Games and Activision for contributing and encouraging our…