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Professional: Associations, Organizations

DiGRA
URL: http://www.digra.org
Founded in 2003, DiGRA is the premiere international association for academics and professionals who research digital games and associated phenomena. It encourages high-quality research on games, and promotes collaboration and dissemination of work by its members. [8/16]
DiGRA Digital Library
URL: http://www.digra.org/digital-library/
The Digital Library is published by the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA). Free for educational and research use; commercial use or redistribution restricted and only by permission.  DiGRA conference proceedings include peer-evaluated research papers that have been accepted for publication at DiGRA conferences. The review is based on full papers and follows the standard double-blind peer review process where both authors or reviewers remain anonymous.  [8/16]
International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
URL: http://www.igda.org/
Non-profit professional association that exists as a global network of collaborative projects and communities comprised of individuals from all fields of game development - from programmers and producers to writers, artists, QA and localization. [8/16]

Topics and Issues

Don Markstein's Toonpedia
URL: http://www.toonopedia.com/
"A Vast Repository of Toonological Knowledge"  including an alphabetical listing of the toonos, people behind the toons and the companies that produced the toons. [8/16]
Gamasutra: the art and business of making games
URL: http://www.gamasutra.com/
All kinds of news about gaming, development, jobs, more. [8/16]
Sculptris
URL: http://pixologic.com/sculptris/
Free Software download for Digital art without barriers, also ZBrush.  By Pixologic. [8/16]
Wired
URL: http://www.wired.com/
Online and magazine provide articles on issues relating to the societal impact of video gaming and topics relating to the creation of video games. [8/16]

Last updated 201511/ AL