Bloomfield College

Notes: 

To register, sign in with your Global Game Jam account, then click "Join This Jam Site"

Get ready to make games! No prior experience is necessary. 

Bringing a laptop & mouse is highly recommended, but is not required. 

The game dev labs, equipment, and tabletop game creation materials are available for jammers. Resources are limited. 

 

JAMMER INFO
All additional info for jammers will be posted here closer to the date of the event.

 

ADDRESS
Center for Technology + Creativity
198 Liberty St.
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
The schedule will be updated closer to the date of the event.

Registered jammers have after-hours access. 

Friday, 1/25
4pm - Registration
5pm - Welcome & Keynote, Secret Theme Revealed
6pm - Group Forming
10pm - Building remains open for jammers only
 
Saturday, 1/26
8am - Building opens to the public
10am - Coffee & snacks
4pm - Snacks
10pm - Building remains open for jammers only
 
Sunday, 1/27
8am - Building opens to the public
10am - Coffee & snacks
4pm - Deadline to upload games
5pm - Public Arcade (refreshments served)
6pm - Closing remarks
10pm - Building closes

 

GETTING TO BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE

Car: Bloomfield College is near exit 148 on the Garden State Parkway. Free parking is available in the main campus lot, at 225 Liberty Street.
 
Train: Montclair-Boonton Line to Bloomfield Station (~30 minute trip from NY Penn Station). Schedule here - https://www.njtransit.com/pdf/rail/R0030.pdf
 
Bus: The NJ Transit 11, 27, 28, 29, 72, and GO28 lines all stop in Bloomfield.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

This is a safe and inclusive space where we respect people of all backgrounds. Please help us all be mindful of our speech and behavior. Harassment of any form is not tolerated, and in certain cases violators may be asked to leave the premises. If there's an issue, please let the event organizers know.

GGJ’s legal policies: http://globalgamejam.org/legal-policies

 

ORGANIZER CONTACT

GJ Lee
Slack - @gj
Email - [email protected]

The Bloomfield College site is organized by the Creative Arts & Technology Division, with support from the Bloomfield College Game Dev Club. 

 

CONNECT WITH OUR JAMMERS

Slack - bcgamedev.slack.com
Facebook - facebook.com/groups/bcgamedevclub

 

GAME SUBMISSION

Game submission instructions will be posted here during the event.

Entrance Fee: 
None
Hours: 
Open for entire 48 hours
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only
Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Auditorium Space: 
This site has auditorium space available for post-Jam presentations.
Facilities: 
This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
This site has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas
This site provides vegetarian food options
This site provides vegan food options
This site provides Kosher food options
This site offers gluten free food options
This site has free coffee
This site recycles
This site is alcohol free / has alcohol free spaces
This site has 24 hour security
This site has easily accessible public transport
This site has parking
This site has mentors
This is a non smoking site
This site has a microwave
This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers
This site provides loan equipment/computers

Jam Site Organizers