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Old 11-13-2007, 12:29 PM
 
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This isn't my field of work but I know we have had some game programmers post on here before so I thought I would spread the word about a Video Game Job fair being held in Cary this week (November, 17).

You can read more about the Job fair here:

Nov 17: Video Game Technology Showcase & Career Fair (Cary) : published at CarolinaNewswire.com - Stay on top of the day's business & technology news
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Old 11-13-2007, 03:41 PM
 
Location: Morrisville,NC
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Just wanted to point out that we have a group of gamers in the Triangle area and a few of us may be going.

North Carolina Triangle Gamer | Welcome to NCTGamer!*-*North Carolina Triangle Gamer
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Old 11-13-2007, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Quadrangle, NC
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Thanks for posting the link. WomenGamers.Com - Because Women DO Play (broken link) is another locally-based gaming site that I like.
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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As much as I may enjoy playing games, programming them is horrible!! No thanks, I'll stick to app design and implementation .
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:28 AM
 
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Very interesting, NRG. Thanks for the heads-up.
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Austin TX
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Thanks for posting the link. WomenGamers.Com - Because Women DO Play (broken link) is another locally-based gaming site that I like.
Thanks for that link. Some time ago I had a regular column on a warcry site from a girl gamer pov, and wrote a few reviews for the main site. And once convinced an online game to implement some female friendly additions This site looks great!

As for the original post, does anyone know if there are going to be any interesting games in development showcased?
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:47 PM
 
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Some news coverage about the job fair:

Shooting for Jobs: Triangle Fair Matches Prospects, Growing Video Game Companies :: WRAL.com
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Old 11-20-2007, 04:40 PM
 
Location: North Raleigh
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Fun story... I met my current boss while playing StarCraft online and happening into a random 2on2 game with him. We hit it off, gamed together for a while, now 7 years later I'm still telecommuting and testing software for him. All those hours wasted playing games paid off! In yo' face, Ma!

Horrah for games!
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