Manchester Metropolitan University 2020

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Friday 5-6pm, Saturday 9am to Sunday 5pm
Jam Site Description: 

All students at Manchester Metropolitan University are invited to join us for the Global Game Jam! We'll be opening our specialist spaces in John Dalton for jammers to get together and make games. Lots of fun and adventure to be had, and mentoring and support available throughout the weekend.

Schedule of Events

Friday 5-6pm, JD E143: Theme Reveal

Saturday 9am, JD C0.13: Jam Registration and Jamming Begins

Sunday 2pm, JD C0.13: Game Uploads

Sunday 3pm, JD C0.13: Show and Tell!

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metrpolitan University is a great, modern university, in a great global city, with a driving ambition to discover and disseminate knowledge, to make higher education accessible and beneficial to all those with the passion and ability to succeed.

The Department of Computing and Mathematics is a vibrant community of staff and students as part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering.  We are a large Department, but pride ourselves on working with students and external collaborators on a personal level.  We are committed to delivering high-quality teaching and research.

Learn more about our Computer Games and Animation courses at the following website: 

Institute of Coding

Manchester Metropolitan University is a major partner in the UK’s Institute of Coding (IoC), a bold national initiative, led by the University of Bath, supported by theme leaders Aston University, Coventry University, the Open University and Manchester Met. The Institute brings together a range of universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK’s digital skills gaps.

To learn more, please visit

Food Options: 
Access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity.
Available Tools or Technology: 
MMU Students can use their student logins to access computers with Unity, UE4, Pico-8, Voxatron, Processing, etc. For non-MMU students, limited power outlets for own laptops available
Who Can Participate: 
Only University Students (University ID is checked)
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

Recently Uploaded Games

Program robots to pick up crates
A small game where you must help people repair their weapons with the tools you have in your workshop.
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This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
This site has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas
This site has a defibrillator
This site recycles
This site is alcohol free / has alcohol free spaces
This is a non smoking site
This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames