New England Tech: Global Game Jam 2015

Global Game Jam 2015!

Global Game Jam 2015: Update (12/31/14)

The Game Developer's Network and the Video Game Design & Development Department will be hosting the Global Game Jam 2015 here at NE Tech!
Save the dates, January 23-25, 2015 and please register as soon as possible. Please note that you need to register with us and GGJ. Come learn a few things, help build a game, network with people, have fun!

Global Game Jam 2015

Click here to Register with NE Tech for our Global Game Jam.

You will ALSO need to register with us at the official Global Game Jam website.

When, Where, How Much?

When: January 23-25, 2015

Where: East Greenwich Campus (1 N.E. Tech Way, East Greenwich, RI 02818)

Starting Time and Location: Starts Fri 1/23/14 at 3PM, MPT (Theater) N106.

Entrance Fee: None.

Jam Site Hours:
Fri 3:00PM till 10:00PM
Sat 8:00AM till 10:00PM
Sun 8:00AM till 3:00PM

Meals: Not provided.

Who Can Participate: Current students & Alumni of NEIT, as well as people outside the school (Ages 18+).
(Space is limited. You must Register.)

Age Restrictions: 18+ years old only.

Security: This site has onsite security.

Game Jam Rules

- This is an NEIT event , so all existing NEIT rules and regulations will apply to the event.
- Appropriate behavior and respect for others is expected.
- No alcohol on campus.
- Come with a team or join a team on site.
- Participants can leave whenever they complete their work. All work must be done on-site.
- We will have access to several rooms, plus the MPT. Students are not to be in non-Game Jam areas of building.
- Don’t come with a pre-conceived game idea… a theme and parameters will be announced at the start: 5:00 PM.
- Team hint: a good team will have programmers and artists and be open to change and suggestions.
- Keep teams small in order to keep the project small and uncomplicated.

Tips for a Fun & Successful Game Jam:

- Bring beverages.
- Bring a blanket to snooze on or wrap-up in while you work.
- Make some new friends, team up with people you don't know.
- Be considerate of others, respect others, be professional.
- Your team's game: Keep it simple, make it work, make it fun!
- Have fun! You're making a game!
- Come learn a few things, play a game or two, network with people, have fun!