Global Game Jam Online Latvia

Jam Site Owner: 
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Primary Language: 
Latvian
Secondary Language: 
English
Event Start Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 5:00pm
Site Time Zone: 
Europe/Riga
This site only accepts people near site's time zone: 
Europe/Riga
Jam Site Description: 

Global Game Jam Online Latvia 2021 is here!

The deadline for registering for this Jam was 29.01. 16:00. If you missed it and want to get in, then join the discord server and contact the site organiser @jdzsk#2623

Everything will be happening in gamedev.lv discord: https://discord.gg/nHtt5Hy in dedicated Global Game Jam Online channels!

The instructions on how to get in GGJO site channels will be sent to your e-mail - latest 1 day after you've registered! SO KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR E-MAIL!

Be sure to be online in Discord January 29th ~16:30 (UTC+2) when all of the action will start!

This year we have a co-op site: https://globalgamejam.org/2021/jam-sites/wrexham-glyndwr-university-ggj2...

Twitch Live-Stream Schedule ( https://www.twitch.tv/gamedevlv ):

29.01.
17:00 - Opening Ceremony
18:00 - Idea Presentations

30.01.
10:30 - Checking in on jammers
11:00 - Let’s see your game pages, chat and play something!
13:00 - “Lunch Break” - An informal discussion about jams and their role in education!
  The guests:
    Kaspars Šteinbergs - Game Design and Graphics program director from EKA University of Applied Sciences in Latvia
    Richard Hebblewhite - Senior Lecturer from Wrexham Glyndŵr University (and also our co-lab site organiser)
13:30 - Mentor introduction!
  The mentors:
    Ēriks Līsmanis - Unity3d
    Jānis Bukovskis - UX
    Pavle Goloskokovic - Programming, Game Design
    Joonas Muhonen - Design, Production, Art
18:00 - GAME SHOWCASE!
19:00 - “Dinner Break” - A panel with people from game’s industry! The guests: Sabine Suorsa - Project Manager at Xamk - South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences Pavle Goloskokovic - Prune Games, Founder & Game Developer Laura Vilsone - Latvian Game developers association - Chairperson of the board

31.01.
13:00 to 15:00 - GGJO Site co-op event in ZOOM with Wrexham Glyndwr University
16:30 - End-keynote, game presentations 19:00 - Goodbye!

Who Can Participate: 
Anyone
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

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