B59 – Llandinam Building
Department of Computer Science
Create a Game in 48 hours!
“The Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development.
“The GGJ brings the community together to work together for a weekend to make games. It is a unique opportunity for people to create, collaborate and practice their game making skills, and invites everyone of any skill level to take part.
games take many sorts
But I can’t… isn’t an excuse. We need artists, musicians, folley, story, level design, code.
The back bone of the game is the code.GET STARTED
Draw, model, pixelateGET STARTED
Make some noise
All games need foley. So hit stuff, drop stuff make funny noises and record them.GET STARTED
Equipment and Software
We have access to the standard CS teaching build. So any software you have in practicals you will have in the Jam.
(If your practical is in a CS classroom)
Linux, Mac, PC
We have Linux, Mac and PC machines available.
You can bring your own laptop.
Art: Gimp, Blender, Paint 😉
Web: Use your public_html pages to share your games.
Arduino Shield programs are Welcome!Would you like to know more?
Food and Drink
No catering is provided during the event.
TaMed Da is open on Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm
Food cannot be consumed in most of Llandinam. However food can be eaten in B59 away from the computers.
We don’t cleaners over the weekend, so you need cleanup after yourselves.
Covered cups need to used to prevent spills.
No food or uncovered liquids at the computers
Friday 31 Jan 2020
17:15-17:30 Welcome announcements
17:30 Theme announcements.
17:30-18:00 Ice breakers / group forming
18:00 – 20:00 Group planning
20:00 – 21:00 Group idea pitch
22:00 Building close.
Saturday 01 Feb 2020
08:00 Building open
22:00 Building close
Sunday 02 Feb 2020
08:00 Building open
15:00-17:00 Submission Time!
17:00 Short presentations – each team does a short presentation or game play video to show the group.
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Links and Info
GGJ2020 Aber links and info The website: https://ggj20.dcs.aber.ac.uk/ The discord: https://discord.gg/8TeA3NY The Global Game Jam signup link: https://globalgamejam.org/2020/jam-sites/prifysgol-aberystwyth-adran-cyfrifiadureg-university-aberystwyth-department-1 GGJ 2020 Links and Info GGJ 2020 Info: https://globalgamejam.org/jammer-resources Quick links and information regarding Global Game Jam® 2020: Dates: 31[…]Read more