Hope you are enjoying the holiday season. If you are interested in attending the International Game Developers Association’s Global Game Jam, please sign up on the Global Game Jam Chicago Team @PETAL et al. website. “You must be registered on the Global Game Jam site to be officially recognized as a participant. It is free and quick to sign up.
PLEASE do not RSVP unless you are absolutely sure you can participate. Seating is limited, and our numbers determine how we will manage this event. If you are not familiar with the Global Game Jam, check out their website here: http://www.globalgamejam.org
Hours the facility is available during the 48-hour global game jam will be:
Friday, January 23 from 3 pm to 10 pm (Game Jam Preparation Workshop Starts at 3:00 pm. GGJ theme is announced at 5 pm)
Saturday, January 24 from 7 am to 10 pm
Sunday, January 25 from 7 am to 7 pm (Games and project folders must be completely uploaded by 5:00 pm. Presentations until 7:00 pm)
On Friday, January 23 from 3 – 5 pm, there will be a game jam workshop to get newbies started with strategies for completing a game within 48 hours. 2-hour workshop will be presented by PMac, PETAL et al.
On Sunday, January 26 from 5 pm to 7 pm participants will share their game postmortems.
This is a collaborative event brought to you by PETAL et al. and with the support of Team Chicago (Next Door Chi, Indie Video Game Developers Association, and more to come). Thank you for your cooperation. We look forward to your active participation. Keep an eye out for updates. Bring your own laptop/computer, headphones and powerstrips… Let’s make some games!
PETAL et al.
PETAL et al. is proud to have hosted the FIRST FREE and ALL INCLUSIVE Global Game Jam site in the City of Chicago, IL. Now, everyone gets to play!