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.

25% in 2 days of Kickstarter!

Thank you to the backers that have supported us in the pivotal first 2 days of our Kickstarter campaign.  We have raised almost 25% of our overall goal, which is incredible.  Your generosity and thoughtfulness has made the members of The Maine Game hopeful for the next 28 days.

Quick and meaningful updates!

Bullet pointed updates!  Everyone’s favorite kind! We raised almost $300 in the first 24 hours of our Kickstarter fundraising campaign We have 4 new members in the club: Asa, Brandon, Sidney, and Denny We are moving into marketing more this trimester than ever before We’re looking forward to Unity 5 Android development is now a permanent part of the game…

Space Base needs help!

We launched a Kickstarter campaign today to help the club members cover costs to get to UTC on a regular basis.  While developing the club and the game, costs to go to UTC continue to grow and the members are looking to break even.   We’re trying to raise $2000 over the next 30 days.  That $2000 will cover costs for…

Registration is now open!

Registration is now open for the 2nd trimester of The Maine Game Club! We are ready to run and look forward to teaching any and all highly motivated high school students that want to learn programming, 3D art, and marketing at a professional level.  We are building off the previous success of the club and are coming into this fall…

A look back at the 1st Trimester

Now that the dust has settled on the 1st Trimester of the Maine Game it’s time to take a hard look back at what worked, what didn’t work, what to improve on, and what to leave behind. There were a number of successes that happened from May – July 2014 that we will capitalize on in the future.  The members…

The Maine Game + Activision = Greatness

Today the members of The Maine Game took a field trip down Portland to visit the Activision Blizzard office!  Wade and Mike took time out of their busy day making Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to sit down with us and talk about the video game industry from their perspective. First, they gave us a tour of their offices and…

We’re certified!

Now that the members of The Maine Game have started working on the project collaborating with the Maine Discovery Museum, it’s time to work towards certifications in our down time between milestones.  Our goal as a club is to have 80% of the members certified in the 3D software, programming languages, and general computer systems that are being used on…

We’re not just about software

Today Dylan Roy put on a hardware clinic in the Maine Game. He set up 3 work stations with various hardware problems and the members teamed up and tried to figure out the puzzle.  Overall, they had great success in getting it done! Dylan also educated them on the intricacies of buying computer hardware online and what to look for…