Media Design School


24 hours until the MDS Global Game Jam!

Submitted by Hugo. on

Hey Jammers, the MDS GGJ is starting in just over 24 hours!

Some important information before the day. 

We have a discord, this is a great place to ask questions or find people to join a team.
Here is the join link:

Please arrive no earlier than 5pm. When you arrive head to level 4.
We'll be starting the intro and keynote at 5:30pm.

    • Media Design School has been hosting GGJ in Auckland for more than 10 years. Join us for the first jam on our new campus for the 2024 event!
      PCs / dual screens are provided. Plenty of further space for laptops and board games!

      We have a Discord server for the game jam.

      Jamsite schedule (this is a rough schedule and exact times might change closer to the date):
      FRIDAY – 26th January 2024
      17:00: Event start and registration opens
      17:30: Introduction / Housekeeping
      18:00: Keynote / Theme reveal
      18:30: Team forming / Ideation
      19:30: Idea sharing / Recruiting team members

      SATURDAY - 27th January 2024
      12:00: Deadline for team subscriptions

      SUNDAY - 28th January 2024
      15:00: Uploading the games commences
      17:00: Deadline for submission of the games
      17:15: Presentations, wrap-up and celebrations

      Then down to the pub for food and drinks
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      Age Restrictions
      18+ only
      Entrance Fee
      Maximum Capacity
      Open for entire 48 hours (may not be open early morning)
      Who Can Participate
      Available Tools or Technology
      Windows computers available on site with a wide array of software installed. Software can be installed with staff help too.

      Computers and dual screens provided for up to 120 people. Capacity is higher if jammers bring their own laptop
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      Accessible Public Transport
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      Alcohol Free or Alcohol Free Spaces
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      Food in Vacinity

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

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      Gender Neutral Toilets
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      Quiet Space

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

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      Wheelchair Accessible

      Wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets