APU Games and Interactive Media

Jam Site Owner: 
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Jam Site Type: 
Online/Virtual Only
Primary Language: 
English
Entrance Fee: 
None
Maximum Capacity: 
50
Hours: 
Open for entire 48 hours
Event Start Date: 
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 5:00pm
Site Time Zone: 
America/Los_Angeles
Jam Site Description: 

Welcome to APU's 4th Annual Global Game Jam!

We're excited to have you join us for our fourth GGJ event. Here are some highlights from our first year:

https://youtu.be/0UiUgQn00Ik

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

This is an all-access event, geared towards attendees of all levels!

Equipment needed:

Since this is an online event, you will need to have a computer and software (dependent on the team and project). Typically, games are created using UnityUnreal Engine, GB StudioGameMaker StudioGodot, etc. You may also use online solutions such as Twine, Bitsy, and PuzzleScript. Be sure to check out the system specs for those game engines to make sure you have an adequate computer.

Tabletop games are also allowed, so if you'd rather work with a team to create a board/card/dice/etc. game, feel free!

Keynote Speaker:

Mark Soderwall, Creative Director at Soma Games

Mark has close to three decades of professional game development experience on both AAA consoles and Mobile platforms. He’s directed at LucasArts, EA, and ATARI on notable IPs like Star Wars, Clone Wars, Lego, D&D, Terminator, and Matrix.

Mark has also been invited to speak at TEDTalks and notable game industry conferences. He’s now Creative Director at Soma Games working on beautiful narrative-driven games, mobile titles, and VR experiences.

Mark’s reputation as an advent encourager and industry influencer to game developers and aspiring creatives (in starting their businesses) has helped positively impact the Interactive Entertainment Industry for not only the current generation of talents and Trail Blazers but for the next generation as well.

Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
PCs, consoles, VR, Unity, UE4, GB Studio, etc.
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone
Age Restrictions: 
Under 18 allowed with guardian

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Facilities: 
This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
This site has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas
There will be pizza!
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 has refrigerator space
This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers
This site has auditorium space