Northampton College GGJ 24

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If you would like to contact me regarding the Northampton College Site in relation to the Global Games Jam '24 please email: [email protected]

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    • Jam Site Description:
      Join us at Northampton College for the 2024 Global Games Jam! The Jam at NC is supported by Games Industry Experts with expertise in Programming, 3D Design, VFX and Illustration. We will be hosting the live feed from the GGJ before making a start in person on the Jam the following day.

      This year we are running a HYBRID site. We will be hosting the Jam in person for most of the 48 hours, however, as the hand-in date cutoff is 5pm Sunday we will be short a few hours. Participants should prepare and start planning/ production in their own time after the Live Event on Friday.

      This Jam is open to Games Design students 16+ from L3 Games Design Year1 and Year 2, HNC Games Design and HND Games Design.

      Event Schedule

      Friday 26th January

      @6PM in B2.07(Esports Arena) GGJ Live Feed, Theme Release and General Rules.
      @6:30PM Team Photos in the Film Studio (Please do not wear Green)
      Students will return home and prepare/ plan for the Jam.

      Saturday 27th January:

      College opens from 8am - In-house Jam begins.

      Sunday 28th January:

      Final Upload @3PM - 4PM to the Northampton GGJ 2024 Site on Global Games Jam.
      4PM - 5PM - Games Demo's & Playtesting.
      ​Additional Information

      Please note that at times, staff will be capturing footage of the event for usage relating the the Course and Marketing. This will be edited into a Promotional Package and will include the hilarious footage of a team member sparko in a classroom chair early hours of the morning.

      Unfortunately we are unable to provide Food for the event and participants should prepare for this. There is access to a Microwave and Water Facilities as well as local shops a short walk from the College.

      If you require any further information please contact one of the NC Staff (Luke and/or Tommy).
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      Languages

      English (English)

      Age Restrictions
      16+ only
      Entrance Fee
      None
      Maximum Capacity
      40
      Hours
      Open for 33 hours
      Who Can Participate
      Students at Northampton College on the Games Course
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      24 Hour Security
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      Accessible Public Transport
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      Auditorium Space
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      Defibrillator
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      Designated Smoking Areas
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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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      Loans Equipment
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      Mentors
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      Microwave
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      Parking
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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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      Refrigerator
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      Wheelchair Accessible

      Wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets