Global Game Jam @ ETH Zürich

Logo of Global Game Jam Zurich 26th-28th Jan '24
    • Welcome back to the Global Game Jam in Zürich! After a three-year pause, we're returning with a new location at ETH Zürich. Everyone aged 18 and above is welcome to join. You can join with an existing team or form one on site. We encourage forming teams of at most 5 members.

      This event is made possible by the generous contribution of GIANTS Software, and it is organized by the Game Technology Center at ETH Zürich in collaboration with Dock18 and the Swiss Game Hub.

      Tickets are limited! Entrance is CHF 20 per person. This includes 48 hours access to the site, free coffee and a free breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Buy your ticket now at: https://eventfrog.ch/ggj2024

      The jam will take place at the StuZ hall in the CAB building of ETH Zürich (CAB F21). The address is Universitätstrasse 6, which is a 1 minute walk from the ETH/Universitätsspital tram stop (Trams 6, 9, and 10, Night buses N6 and N10). There is also bike parking available next to the building. Several local take-aways/restaurants and a Coop are within walking distance. HB is reachable within 5 minutes by tram or 10 minutes on foot.

      There will also be a bar on site where you can purchase refreshments (non-alcoholic and alcoholic) at a fair price.

      Schedule:

      Friday, 26 January 2024
      15:00: Doors open
      17:00 Keynote and theme reveal
      There will be a team forming session after the keynote for those who don’t yet have a team

      Sunday, 28 January 2024
      17:00 Submission deadline

      Thursday, 8 February 2024
      19:00 Game presentations (location TBA)

      There is a relaxation and napping room available for participants. However, due to regulations, sleeping overnight is strictly prohibited.

      Please reach out to us if you require any additional assistance or accommodations.
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      Event End Time
      Languages

      English (English)

      German (Deutsch)

      Swiss German (Schwyzerdütsch)

      Age Restrictions
      18+ only
      Entrance Fee
      CHF 20.-
      Maximum Capacity
      80
      Hours
      Open for entire 48 hours
      Who Can Participate
      Anyone
      Available Tools or Technology
      Power strips and WiFi access (participants without Eduroam need to provide their mobile phone number for WiFi access)
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      Accessible Public Transport
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      Completely Non Smoking
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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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      Quiet Space

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

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      Refrigerator
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      Site Recycles

      This site recycles

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      Welcomes Boardgame Creation
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      Welcomes Hardware Games / Alt Controllers
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      Wheelchair Accessible

      Wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets