TIMETABLE OF EVENTS:
::: FRIDAY :::
4PM: Meet your team
Join your new team for a understand your skills session. Establish group roles & elect a team leader and marketing manager.
4PM: Industry Talks
Talks from members of the games industry about their journey so far. (Mentors TBC)
5PM: Keynote Speaker & GGJ Introduction.
Keynote speaker talk and find out this years theme.
6PM: Idea Sessions
Team breakout and brain storming ideas session.
7PM: Idea Feedback & Planning
Discuss Ideas with mentors and plan your roles, jobs and dependecies.
8PM: Build & Develop
Go, Go, Go...
::: SATURDAY :::
9AM: Team Feedback
Team leaders feed back progress to mentors and establish days goals.
10AM: Game Registration
Marketing Manager registers game on GGJ site. Creates marketing materials for display on site.
11AM - 5PM: Game Development
Go, Go, Go... Again.
::: SUNDAY :::
9AM: Game Development
Final touches to get games ready for play testing.
10AM: Playtesting & Feedback
Games play tested and peer feedback given.
12PM: Game Development & Crunch Time
All groups full spead towards the deadline.
3PM: Game Upload
Marketing Manager uploads both executable and source files to GGJ site and checks the page is set up correctly.
4PM: Game Presentations
Present games to mentors and rest of the GGJ.
Who can participate in the Jam?
College Students only from the 3D Modelling & Games Design course & the Animation & Concept Art Course.
Are you open 24 hours?
No we are not open for the whole time. Facilities are available from 4PM (GMT) - 10PM(GMT) on the Friday. 9AM(GMT) - 5PM(GMT) Sat & Sun. Dev can continue after this time through remove development.
Can I choose my own group?
No, after registering you will declare your skill set and be placed within a group according to your needs. This will help you gain valuable experience of working as part of a team.