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Ravens, T-Shirts, Deadlines, & Other Sunday Reminders

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Good morning! Games are due today and we are here and ready to help you get it done. Here's some important information for finishing up today.

RAVENS GAMES: 3:00pm We'll have the game playing on the big screen in SB 101 for anyone who's hoping to keep track of the score while they finish up. 

DEADLINE: 6:00pm: Games should be uploaded and presentation links shared. We're here to help you get everything up and in the right place. Presentation links could just be a link to your game, or a few slides. It's up to you (see below).

Front of the school of busiiness building.
    • Jam Site Description:
      Know absolutely nothing about creating a game? Excellent! You're our typical jammer at this site.
      Did some coding or interactive narrative before? Beautiful! We're happy to have you here, and you're not alone.
      Made a few games before or participated in a previous jam? Wonderful! Thanks for joing us!
      Professional or hobbiest developer? Wow! We're honored you want to jam with us. : )

      Everyone is welcome, and every skill is useful! Whether you're an artist, a writer, a coder, an editor or tester, a mathmetician, a project manager, or just a really awesome muse, we have a place for you here.

      We have several mentors on site happy to help you learn something new or perfect aquired skills. We've got food. We've got fun. We've got software and craft supplies!

      Whether you want to make video games, card games, interactive stories, party games, or board games -- we love them all.

      Free T-Shirt for all participants.

      Our Schedule (Basement of School of Business):

      FRIDAY:
      Official Activities open from 5pm to 12pm

      5pm: Onsite Sign In Opens. Party games and Learning Opportunties offered

      5:45pm: Official Kick off! Keynote Speaker & Theme Announcement

      6:15pm: Dinner & Brainstorming
      Dinner will be provided.

      7:00pm: Idea Sharing & Team Forming.

      7:30pm: Planning & Creating

      SATURDAY:
      Mentors Available from 9am - 10pm

      The entirety of Saturday is dedicated to working on game development. You will have hosts there to help you with any gaming questions or needs and to run and get craft supplies. We encourage working with your group onsite as much as possible, but will have a server where you can access group work remotely. Most teams come in and out on their own schedules and a few bunker down for a long day of creation.
      Snacks provided.
      Lunch sites available within walking distance.

      SUNDAY:
      Mentors Available from 9am - Presentation.

      9 am: Teams begin coming together to work on final parts of game on site.
      Snacks provided all day.
      If enough people on site at lunch time, Pizza!

      3:30pm: Teams should begin uploading available materials to GGJ site as they become finished.

      4:30pm: Games due to Global Game Jam. Complete all uploads. Begin practice for presentation.

      5:30pm: Presentation Due.

      5:30-6:00pm: Dinner & Debrief.

      6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentations begin followed by game play!
      Invite your friends to come see what you've made!
      Light refreshments provided.

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      Event End Time
      Languages

      English (English)

      Age Restrictions
      18+ welcome, 15+ if accompanied by a legal gaurdian at all times
      Entrance Fee
      None
      Maximum Capacity
      75
      Hours
      Open for entire 48 hours
      Who Can Participate
      Anyone
      Available Tools or Technology
      computers, unity, art supplies funded for board games, printers, power, copiers, internet/wifi,
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      24 Hour Security
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      Alcohol Free or Alcohol Free Spaces
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      Auditorium Space
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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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      Meals

      Meals provided on site

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      Mentors
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      Microwave
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      Parking
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      Vegetarian Food Options
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      Welcomes Boardgame Creation
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      Wheelchair Accessible

      Wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets