Wrexham Glyndwr University: GGJ19

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Jam Site Owner: 
Log in to contact Rich Hebblewhite
Entrance Fee: 
None (Dim)
Hours: 
48 Awr
Jam Site Description: 

Join the award winning game development team at WGU for the most experienced Global Game Jam site in Wales. Our Jam is supported by a team of experienced developers from both academia and the games industry. We will be hosting a live feed, Q&A and a number of activities throughout the jam weekend.

Our site has 24-hour security and is open for the entire 48 period. Shower and changing facilities are also available on site.

Our Jam is open to ALL (attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Basic training can be provided on site, along with access to art and craft materials for those wishing to engange in non-digital game projects.

Feel free to contact us for more information!

Our Global Game Jam Sponsors:

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is home to an award winning game development programme team. Voted UK Games Fund Regional Development Hub of the Year (2018). It is also bosts one of the UK’s top rated games courses based on student satisfaction (National Student Survey). We have an excellent track record for graduate employment with many of our students going on to work at the UKs most recognisable game studios such as Rockstar, Travellers’ Tales and Rebellion. Our unique Business Accelerator empowers students to form start-up games studios supported by our specialist incubation centre. We work in partnership with organisations such as Games Wales, BAFTA Cymru and the British Computing Society. WGU is also an official Tranzfuser Regional Hub supported by UK Games Fund.

http://www.wgu.ac.uk/gamedev
http://www.wgu.ac.uk/gamedesign
http://www.wgu.ac.uk/gamemaster

Games Wales

Games Wales is a non-profit industry group made up of Welsh games developers, educational institutions, media partners and industry bodies with a shared interest in growing and promoting the games industry in Wales. The core principles of Games Wales are:

  • to champion Wales as a place to make games.
  • to champion the games industry in general.
  • to grow the Welsh games industry.
  • to represent the industry’s interests, and act as an advocate on behalf of the Welsh industry.

Visit the official Games Wales site here.

 

Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Several PC along with an Apple accredited studio with latest versions of Autodesk Maya, 3D Max, Mudbox, UE4, Unity 5, XCode and Android. Other platforms are available on request.
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone (Pawb)
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

Recently Uploaded Games

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Facilities: 
This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
This site has showers available
This site has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas
This site has an epi-pen
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This site has qualified first aiders
This site provides vegetarian food options
This site provides vegan 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 site has designated smoking areas
This site has refrigerator space
This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers
This site provides loan equipment/computers