Birmingham City University GGJ24

Millennium point building
    • Birmingham City University's Millennium Point is an exemplary host for the Global Game Jam, offering top-tier technology and collaborative spaces. It's a hub of innovation in Birmingham's Eastside, providing participants with the resources they need to dive into game development during the jam. The university's commitment to digital advancement promises a stimulating environment that’s perfect for creativity and industry networking.

      As with previous years, we will be open throughout the weekend

      Friday:

      4:30 PM: Arrival at MP135 - Games Lab, Millennium Point Building
      5:00 PM: Keynote Speech & Theme Reveal (Event Launch)
      8:00 PM: Dinner
      Saturday:

      All Day: Game Development (Jamming)
      8:00 PM: Dinner
      Sunday:

      3:00 PM: Game Submission Deadline on Global Game Site
      3:30 PM: Final Showcase and Event Conclusion

      Please watch this space as updates to times and locations may be updated if required.
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      Languages

      English, British (English, British)

      Age Restrictions
      18+ only
      Entrance Fee
      None
      Maximum Capacity
      60
      Hours
      Open for entire 48 hours
      Who Can Participate
      Anyone
      Available Tools or Technology
      We have fully equipped games lab used for the entirety of the game jam. Including high-spec PC's, appropropriate suite of game dev software, and access to hardware such as VR headsets, game controllers, Flight sim controllers, driving sim controller etc.
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      24 Hour Security
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      Accessible Public Transport
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      Defibrillator
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      Drinks and Snacks
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      Food in Vacinity

      Access to coffee/beverages and/or food in close vicinity

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      Free Coffee
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      Gender Neutral Toilets
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      Mentors
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      Microwave
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      Parking
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      Pizza
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      Qualified First Aiders
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      Quiet Space

      Has a quiet space/spaces away from the main jam areas

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      Separate Sleeping Space
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      Separate Women Only Sleeping Space