Category: Sacramento Gaming

  • Video: Capital Creative Showcase 2020

    Video: Capital Creative Showcase 2020

    Since its foundation in 2013, Last Token Gaming has proudly been a part of the local game development scene in Sacramento, CA during its exponential growth. That mission only expanded in 2018, when we were recruited to help produce GPU the Show, a variety show that covers all aspects of gaming culture, including the local…

    Since its foundation in 2013, Last Token Gaming has proudly been a part of the local game development scene in Sacramento, CA during its exponential growth. That mission only expanded in 2018, when we were recruited to help produce GPU the Show, a variety show that covers all aspects of gaming culture, including the local…

  • Progressive Game Jam – Sacramento Gaming’s Best Kept Secret

    Progressive Game Jam – Sacramento Gaming’s Best Kept Secret

    By Marshall Garvey Making a video game is a painstaking, exhaustive process whose scope many (myself included) may never fully appreciate. It is an artistic grind where every last detail must be built from the ground up. Every move, every NPC, every cutscene, every background, every level must be programmed to the nth degree. There’s…

    By Marshall Garvey Making a video game is a painstaking, exhaustive process whose scope many (myself included) may never fully appreciate. It is an artistic grind where every last detail must be built from the ground up. Every move, every NPC, every cutscene, every background, every level must be programmed to the nth degree. There’s…

  • Exciting News: Last Token Gaming is Heading to Television!!!

    Exciting News: Last Token Gaming is Heading to Television!!!

    By Marshall Garvey For over five years now, Last Token Gaming has brought fans top-notch, heartfelt articles and videos covering all facets of gaming. Of course, an indispensable part of that has been our dedication to promoting the outstanding local gaming scene in Sacramento, our hometown starting with the argent gta game. That we’ve grown…

    By Marshall Garvey For over five years now, Last Token Gaming has brought fans top-notch, heartfelt articles and videos covering all facets of gaming. Of course, an indispensable part of that has been our dedication to promoting the outstanding local gaming scene in Sacramento, our hometown starting with the argent gta game. That we’ve grown…

  • Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part II)

    Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part II)

    By Gabriel Gutierrez Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part review and reflection from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez. You can read the first right here. “I am Error.” EDF 5, like the previous EDF games, is about being thrown into incredibly terrible odds. Moreso, those odds aren’t always apparent. Rarely are the incoming…

    By Gabriel Gutierrez Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part review and reflection from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez. You can read the first right here. “I am Error.” EDF 5, like the previous EDF games, is about being thrown into incredibly terrible odds. Moreso, those odds aren’t always apparent. Rarely are the incoming…

  • Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part I)

    Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part I)

    By Gabriel Gutierrez (Editor’s Note: This is a freelance contribution from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez of Nascent Games, who you all remember from one of our best interviews in 2016. In the first of a multi-part series, he recounts how a cherished game veritably saved his life.)  Earth Defense Force 5 (Import): A blissfully cathartic…

    By Gabriel Gutierrez (Editor’s Note: This is a freelance contribution from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez of Nascent Games, who you all remember from one of our best interviews in 2016. In the first of a multi-part series, he recounts how a cherished game veritably saved his life.)  Earth Defense Force 5 (Import): A blissfully cathartic…

  • Interview – Byte Me Games

    Interview – Byte Me Games

    By Marshall Garvey So far in Last Token Gaming’s interview series, we’ve talked to a wide variety of people in the gaming industry, including voice actors and documentary filmmakers. But our main focus has generally been giving indie developers a much needed spotlight, especially ones here in Sacramento. In December 2017, lead editor Marshall Garvey…

    By Marshall Garvey So far in Last Token Gaming’s interview series, we’ve talked to a wide variety of people in the gaming industry, including voice actors and documentary filmmakers. But our main focus has generally been giving indie developers a much needed spotlight, especially ones here in Sacramento. In December 2017, lead editor Marshall Garvey…

  • Come join the Sacramento Developers Collective Discord!

    Come join the Sacramento Developers Collective Discord!

    In the past five years, Sacramento has steadily blossomed into a name city for video game development. With a host of talented devs, and a tight-knit community that supports and facilitates them endlessly, it’s easy to see why. That this evolution for the Sac gaming scene has been commensurate with Last Token Gaming’s existence is…

    In the past five years, Sacramento has steadily blossomed into a name city for video game development. With a host of talented devs, and a tight-knit community that supports and facilitates them endlessly, it’s easy to see why. That this evolution for the Sac gaming scene has been commensurate with Last Token Gaming’s existence is…

  • Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

  • Crumple: Episode 1 – Exclusive Preview!

    Crumple: Episode 1 – Exclusive Preview!

    By Marshall Garvey In the four years and counting of Last Token Gaming’s operation, one of the most gratifying privileges we’ve enjoyed is our deep connection with the local gaming scene in Sacramento, CA. In addition to interviewing local devs and covering local events and expos, we’ve proudly become part of what is a veritable…

    By Marshall Garvey In the four years and counting of Last Token Gaming’s operation, one of the most gratifying privileges we’ve enjoyed is our deep connection with the local gaming scene in Sacramento, CA. In addition to interviewing local devs and covering local events and expos, we’ve proudly become part of what is a veritable…

  • Grand Opening of a Grand Endeavor: Square One Clubs

    by Isaac Smith As a lifelong Sacramento resident, I’ve had this strange mix of pride and frustration when I look at the city’s creative people and the work they do. I’m proud because I see world-class artists in every medium from music to literature, visual art, dance, film, and (of course) game development. I’m frustrated…

    by Isaac Smith As a lifelong Sacramento resident, I’ve had this strange mix of pride and frustration when I look at the city’s creative people and the work they do. I’m proud because I see world-class artists in every medium from music to literature, visual art, dance, film, and (of course) game development. I’m frustrated…