Global Game Jam Davao

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Venue: Malayan Colleges Mindanao, Km. 2 McArthur Hi-Way, Davao City
Date: January 25, 26 & 27, 2019
Opening Event: January 25, 2019 at 4PM

Rules for the Jammers
- Please wear appropriate attire (shorts and sleeveless tops not allowed). Our venue is an academic institution and we are obligated to adhere to standards of proper clothing.
- Venue is open from 10AM to 10PM and not 24hrs open. You can bring home your works and resume the development of your games until Sunday.
- Meals are not included upon registration. There are nearby eateries and food chains you can access in the area. We can only provide light snacks and water dispenser for your instant coffees. Feel free to bring any food you want (no alcoholic beverages allowed), something you can also share with other jammers. Sharing is caring!

Important: This is a free event. No payment or any form of cash collection will be initiated.

What are we gonna do?
The structure of a jam is usually that everyone gathers on Friday late afternoon, watches a short video keynote with advice from leading game developers, and then a secret theme is announced. All sites worldwide are then challenged to make games based on that same theme, with games to be completed by Sunday afternoon. In January 2018, we had 803 locations in 108 countries create 8,606 games in one weekend! The jam is known for helping foster new friendships, increase confidence and opportunities within the community. The jam is always an intellectual challenge. People are invited to explore new technology tools, trying on new roles in development and testing their skills to do something that requires them to design, develop create, test and make a new game in the time span of 48 hours.

The GGJ stimulates collaboration and is not a competition.

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For direct inquiries, email me at [email protected]/ [email protected]. You can also text me at +639-473-045-013.

- Resa Embutin, Jam Site Organizer


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