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Event Details: 

Come join us for the 2018 edition of Global Game Jam at the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, CA! We'll do everything we can to make you feel at home while you make new friends, stretch your skills, and team up to create your own amazing games.

Please make sure to register on our ticket site. Tickets are nominally $5, but we'll refund that if you check in at HQ on Friday evening. We will require you to have a ticket to attend; you must have a ticket, be 21 or older, and be willing to sign our usual visitor NDA.

Parking on Friday will be limited, and we'd really appreciate it if you could use a ride-share service or taxi. If you do need to park, make sure to arrive early. Things will ease up considerably on Saturday and Sunday.

As always, this site doesn't have a competition. Everyone makes games, everyone shows off what they've made at the end, and in the middle we all eat together. We've had the most fun when teams work together and new teammates are welcome, so we're going to keep doing that.

Bring a sleeping bag and pad if you're planning to stay overnight - the floor is hard. But everything else is as awesome as we can make it.

GGJ AGENDA

FRIDAY
 4:00PM Venue open, security on site
 5:00PM GGJ begins. Keynote video, theme revealed.
 5:20PM Team-making activities
 6:30PM Dinner
10:30PM Mystery treats

SATURDAY
 7:30AM Breakfast
12:30PM Lunch
 6:30PM Dinner
10:30PM Mystery treats

SUNDAY
 7:30AM Breakfast
12:30PM Lunch
*2:00PM The Final Countdown - start uploading your games to the GGJ site
*2:20PM Traditional playing of the Top Gun soundtrack. Land changes, upload games!
*3:00PM Demo forum begins
 5:00PM Demo forum ends, pack up and go home
 6:00PM Venue closed

* Time may be slightly adjusted, depending on number of teams. 3PM assumes about 25 teams.

Entrance Fee: 
$5
Hours: 
Open for entire 48 hours
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone
Age Restrictions: 
21+ only
Food Options: 
Meals provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Power strips, printers, WiFi, assorted cables, small IT items

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