Global Game Jam at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

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The El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) will host the 4th Annual UCCS Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs from January 20-22, 2017.  The jam will be held in the BI Lab in Osborne Center A206.  The jamming starts at 5pm Friday 1/20 (we will open about 4pm).

Angus Chassels, UC Entrepreneur in Residence and faculty member in the UCCS Bachelor of Innovation program is the organizer of this event. You can contact him with questions by e-mail:  [email protected]

The Global Game Jam is a 48 hour event, but like many locations, our site closes at night (approx 1am-8am) so participants can get rested for the next day.  REMEMBER:  Participants should plan to attend the entire duration of the event as your team will need you to complete your game!

Traditionally the focus in the past has been on video games but board, dice and card game makers are also very welcome.  We have had some amazing table top games developed over the years! 

Registration is FREE but you MUST REGISTER to participate!!  No exceptions!

UCCS and the Global Game Jam organizers are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of race, color, sex, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age, or physical appearance.

Entrance Fee: 
None. Sponsored by EL Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization.
Open all GGJ hours except Saturday 1am-8am and Sunday 1am-8am. The 2016 GGJ starts at 4pm MST on January 20 and goes for ~48 hours through January 22, 2017.
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone! Prior game making experience NOT required. We always have a very diverse group of attendees!
Age Restrictions: 
All enrolled UCCS/CC/PPCC/AFA students can attend regardless of age or 18+.
Food Options: 
Meals provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Gear VR w/Samsung 6s, Oculus Devkit, PCs, monitors, software, projectors, art supplies for board and card games etc. We recommend that participants bring their own laptops (if available) and any favorite dev/design software not offered for free via GGJ.
This site has onsite security.
Auditorium Space: 
This site has auditorium space available for post-Jam presentations.

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