Wrexham University GGJNEXT 2024

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    • Jam Site Description:
      Join the award winning game development team at WU for the most experienced Global Game Jam site in Wales. Our Jam is supported by a team of experienced developers from both academia and the games industry. We will be hosting a live feed, Q&A and a interviewing development teams throughout the event. GGJNext is for creators under 16 years old. We will be running a GGJ24 (over the age of 18) event during the same week.

      Indicative Event Schedule:

      Opening Ceremony: Creative Industries Building, Room CIB111.

      Saturday, 27th January 2024

      10.00am – 10.30am: Registration Completion & Initial Group Chat
      10.30am – 11.00am: Official GGJN Introduction & Welcome
      11.00am – 13.00pm: Game Jamming

      13.00pm – 14.00pm: Lunch

      14.00pm – 16.00pm: Game Jamming

      16.00pm – 16:30: Submission + Close

      Feel free to contact us for more information!

      Our Global Game Jam Sponsors:

      Wrexham University & Wrexham.Games

      Wrexham University is home to a multi-award winning game development programme team. We have an excellent track record for graduate employment with many of our students going on to work at the UKs most recognisable game studios such as Ubisoft, Rockstar, Travellers’ Tales and Rebellion. Our unique Business Accelerator empowers students to form start-up games studios supported by our specialist incubation centre. We work in partnership with organisations such as Games Talent Wales, BAFTA Cymru and the British Computing Society. WU is also an official Tranzfuser Regional Hub supported by UK Games Fund.



      Games Talent Wales

      Games Talent Wales is a grassroots talent development program for the games developers, focused on university alumni and final year students. Annually, the programme supports up to 16 indie games companies from across Wales to support and grow the game industry. Participating companies receive business support, grant funding, incubation space, and mentoring from top Welsh game studios as well as individual industry mentors. Games Talent Wales is backed by the UK Games Funds Tranzfuser and funded by the Welsh Government.

      Visit the official Games Tales Wales site here.

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      English (English)

      Age Restrictions
      Under 16s only
      Entrance Fee
      Maximum Capacity
      GGJNext open for the duration of the event time.
      Who Can Participate
      Under 16s only
      Available Tools or Technology
      Game Development capable PC's, Laptop space.
      Software: Unreal Engine, Autodesk Maya
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      24 Hour Security
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      Accessible Public Transport
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      Designated Smoking Areas
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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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      Loans Equipment
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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