North Texas Global Game Jam (Collin College)

IT Center on left and parking garage on right
    • The North Texas Game Jam will be held in person at the IT Center of Excellence on the Frisco Campus of Collin College.

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      Friday Evening will be a Keynote, Theme, and Brainstorm held in PFIT-116.

      After introductions and orientation to the space, we will watch the keynote and the theme announcement (for those who long for "the good old days.") The theme for this year's Global Game Jam will be announced on January 22nd, so you can view it beforehand (but act surprised)!

      During the game pitches, we will write each idea on a whiteboard, and then everyone can join the teams with the ideas they find interesting. Please allow others to join your team if they sign up under your game pitch since the game jam is a good way to meet new people and network. Each team should have a producer responsible for creating the team and uploading the game and its assets to the GGJ website.

      We will jam all day on Saturday!

      We will present our games on Sunday afternoon.

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      Friday, January 26th, 2024

      4:45 PM - Start Meeting: Introductions, Space Orientation, Keynote
      5:00 PM - Theme Announced
      7:00 PM - Game Pitches and Team Sign-up

      Saturday, January 27th, 2024

      Noon - Team check-ins: is your team created on the GGJ website?
      Jam all day!

      Sunday, January 28th, 2024

      Noon - Team check-ins: are you ready to stream your game or make a play-thru video?
      2:45 PM - All Games uploaded to the GGJ website & playable for Zoom presentation
      3:00 PM - Finished Game Presentation via Zoom

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      Event End Time
      Languages

      English (English)

      Age Restrictions
      18+ only
      Entrance Fee
      None
      Maximum Capacity
      80
      Hours
      Friday 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Saturday 7:30 AM-11:00 PM | Sunday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM Event Start Date:
      Who Can Participate
      Anyone
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      Alcohol Free or Alcohol Free Spaces
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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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      Mentors
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      Parking
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      Quiet Space

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

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      Welcomes Boardgame Creation