What is the Global Game Jam?


The GGJ brings together talented individuals from within your community. It is a unique opportunity for people to push their skills and challenge their way of working. Participants work concurrently with developers around the globe; we rally around a central theme, and then have 48 hours to create a game. It's our hope that we will see some very experimental realized prototypes that you can continue to work on after the jam. Many games developed in previous Game Jams have become fully realized games. The GGJ is open source, hardware & software agnostic and all projects are protected under a Creative Commons license. We encourage people to try out new ideas and push themselves, within reason. We also strongly encourage participants to remember to eat and sleep, to stay at their best!

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Schedule


Friday - January 25th

5:30pm - Check-in
6:00pm - Announcements and keynote video
6:30pm - Brainstorming and group forming
Development until 1:00am

Saturday - January 26th

9:00am - Doors open
Development until 1:00am

Sunday - January 27th

9:00am - Doors open
2:00pm - Packing and submitting game (deadline is 3:00pm)
3:00pm - Game demos