Month: January 2020

Aberystywth Computer Science Department Jam

Jammer’s Guide

The Jammer’s Guide is available in text form here. This guide will tell you most everything you need to know about participating in a game jam.

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 January – 02 February , 2020 Jam Sites: List of Global Game Jam Locations General Contact: help@globalgamejam.org Behind the Scenes: – News (https://globalgamejam.org/news) – About (https://globalgamejam.org/about )- Frequently Asked Questions (https://globalgamejam.org/faq) Official hashtag: #GGJ20 Social Media…
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Diversifiers

Diversifiers are a great way to add a little more fun or challenge to your jam weekend. Sometimes they can be very helpful to limit your scope or refine your ideas. They are totally optional constraints you can choose to add to your GGJ20 game alongside the main focus of the theme. It can help…
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Food and Drink

We don’t have catering during the event and many of vending machines are not in open access areas. You should bring your own food and drink to the event. You can’t eat at the computers, but you can eat in B59, away from the PCs. All drinks should be in bottles with caps or in…
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Houdini License

Houdini Indie is a state of the art procedural modeling tool. Instead of creating objects by hand in 3D modelling software like Blender, Houdini allows you to code 3D models using a graphical programming language. As part of Houdini’s sponsorship of the Global Game Jam 2020, Houdini is giving away 2 month temporary licenses to…
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Phaser.io

If you looking for a nice, quick to learn framework for you next game. Phaser.io might be just the thing. Phaser is a javascript library for 2D games for the web. Their website has lots of tutorials and examples for (almost) every features in the engine.