We Are About Community
SDC started out as a Meetup group in 2007. Since then we've grown significantly and
our members include game developers, artists, sound engineers, 3D modelers, and so much more
SDC Is Non-Profit
SDC is dedicated to helping build the industry of game developers and creative people in the
greater Sacramento region. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity that operates on donations from generous supporters like you
Educational Workshops
Working with industry professionals and educational partners,
we offer opportunities throughout the year to learn new skills
Progressive Game Jam
Our premiere program, Progressive Game Jam, is a long-form
mentored game jam where you work with a team through a full development lifecycle to develop a real game.
Meet Other Developers
With events like our social mixers and networking mixers, SDC can help you
meet other game developers just like you. If you've never been to an SDC event before, social mixers are a great way to get started.
Global Game Jam
SDC has hosted Global Game Jam in the Sacramento area since 2014. A unique event
that spans the globe, GGJ is the world's largest game jam.
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SDC In The News

SDC and our partners are recognized in the cover story from SN&R about the growing video game community in Sacramento
From Twitch streaming to game development to retro to esports, read about the people who are making Sacramento a big thing for video games
Dawn of the Developers
"Despite a tough climb, indie developers are pushing the Capital Region's gaming industry to the next level."
Check out Comstock magazine's excellent article about the burgeoning video game developer scene in Sacramento featuring a thorough review of SDC and many of our regional partners
"Sacramento gamers unite for one weekend creating video games"
"International event gives groups 48 hours to create a video game. Could you do it?"
Watch ABC 10's Ananda Rochita as she covers Global Game Jam 2018 from Square One Clubs
Dynasty Video Production's Innovation Sacramento series on Sac Indie Arcade.
Part of the incredible Innovation Sacramento series, Dynasty Video Productions covers the third annual Sac Indie Arcade featuring many of Sacramento's developers and creative talents.