Leeuwarden

Jam Site Owner: 
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Jam Site Type: 
Hybrid
Jam Site Audience: 
GGJ
Primary Language: 
Dutch
Secondary Language: 
English
Entrance Fee: 
10
Maximum Capacity: 
25
Hours: 
Closes at 22:00 every day. Opens 8 AM on Saturday. Opens 10 AM on Sunday.
Event Start Date: 
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 4:00pm
Site Time Zone: 
Europe/Amsterdam
Jam Site Description: 

After 2 years of mainly online jamming, we are happy to announce that we can jam at a physical location again!

Last minute location!
New organization!
New people!
New Games!
Same Blokhuispoort!

This year's event promises to be lots of fun but a bit different than what veteran jammers might be used to.

On-site jammers:

The price for the event is: 10 euro

What is included:

  • An awesome location
  • Wifi/internet
  • Power (bringing some extra power strips and extension cords is advised)
  • Desks/chairs
  • Coffee/tea/water
  • Fruit (banana, apples, oranges, grapes)
  • GGJ T-shirt (if ordered before the deadline of 19-1-2023)

What is not included:

  • A place to sleep (sleep at home or find someone with a couch to crash on)
  • Food (bring your own or go get some food in the vicinity of the jam site)

Schedule:

Jamday 1: Friday

  • 15:00 - 16:00  Registration (payments) / jammer check-in
  • 16:00               Start of the Jam 
  • 16:00 - 17:00  Presentation for the Jam and start off!
  • 19:00 - 20:00  Dinnertime
  • 21:00 - 22:00 Share the first impressions of the game on the Discord server
  • 22:00              End of the first day

Jamday 2: Saturday

  • 08:00              Start of the second day
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunchtime
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Playtest on site and update all games on discord!
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinnertime
  • 22:00              End of the second day 

Jamday 3: Sunday 

  • 10:00              Start of the last day
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunchtime
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Game uploads to the GGJ website
  • 16:00              End of the Jam 
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Setup for the game showcase
  • 16:30 - 18:00 Play the Game Jam games!
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Clean up and close

Instructions to location

In the picture above you see the entrance of the Blokhuispoort. Go through the tunnel and the first right. There you take the second door to your left! If you still can't find the location you can call this phone number: +316 1319 9497

Online jammers:

We welcome everyone who will be joining the Global Game Jam online to also participate at this location.

joining as an online jammer is free

At the end of the event on Sunday we will be showcasing and testing the games that were made. Anyone jamming remotely is also welcome to join this showcase on Sunday at 16:00.

Let an organizer on Discord know if you will attend.

Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Power and wifi provided
Who Can Participate: 
Anyone
Age Restrictions: 
16+ only
Facilities: 
This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
This site has gender neutral toilets
This site has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas
This site has free coffee
This site recycles
This site has easily accessible public transport
This site has refrigerator space
This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers