Gaming Community

Students and Faculty come together in a wide variety of game related clubs creating and playing games of all types.

Game Development Club

The Northeastern University Game Development Club provides students with a myriad of opportunities to explore their passion for game design.

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Game Studio Club

Game Design Club focused on helping new and advanced developers hone their skills.

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Northeastern University Tabletop Roleplaying Society

Northeastern University Tabletop Roleplaying Society (NUTRS) is a community of gamers with a passion for slaying dragons.

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Northeastern Entertainment System

Play card games, board games and of course video games.

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Northeastern University League of Legends

We are the Northeastern University League of Legends Club aka NEU LoL Club!

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Northeastern University Association of Gaming Enthusiasts

The goal of NUAGE is to foster a sense of community and family among Northeastern Students, centered around our universal love of tabletop games. We meet every week, and often hold exciting and fun events!

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Northeastern University Esports

The official Northeastern University Esports club where you can compete casually or competitively. At Northeastern esports is a varsity.

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Northeastern Animation Student Association

We are centered around helping undergraduate animation students attain the knowledge and skills they need to make it in the professional world, after they graduate.

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Northeastern University Chess Club

The Club serves as an avenue for all students to learn the ancient game of chess. We hold regularly scheduled meetings for the purpose of playing chess. We also hold workshops introducing chess at the most basic levels to anyone interested.

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Boston Game Community


Group dedicated to supporting all aspects of game development across the state.

Location: Becker College

Boston Festival of Indie Games

Come to play independantly developed board and digital games, or enter your games into the festival.

Location: Harvard Athletic Complex

Women in Games Boston

Location: Boston

Boston Serious Games Meetup Group

Group focused on the development of games for education, research and advocasy. 

Location: Boston

Game Makers Guild

Boardgame playtesting group. An excellent resource for testing paper prototypes.

Location: Boston

Boston GameDev

Location: Boston

PAX East

Gamer focused event bringing the best of the industry to players.

Location: Boston

Boston Unity Group

Group dedicated to teaching and honing skills related to the Unity game engine.

Location: Boston

Indie Game Collective

Note: they are willing to mentor and provide feedback to students willing to the indie route.

Location: Boston

Boston Indies

Location: Boston