Last update: 2011-02-07
20110110: Web page put online.
| GU Game Jam is a local game jam event organized
within the gameplay design course. It is located at
the IT-university and other students at the school can join in at their pleasure
to spread out in the building, i.e. business as usual). The game jam is part of the Global Game
This is the second time we're running this and we're still running it
on a shoestring budget, but hopefully we'll make this a regular and more open event.
The game jam has been, but links to the games created during the games
can be found here.
Erik Fagerholt, erik.fagerholt(.)gravitropic.com
Keynote:The opening keynote with Keita Takahashi, creator of
Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy, will be available via youtube from
17:00 on Friday local time.
Achievements: or as the organizers like to call them, diversifiers.
These are ways of setting challenges for yourselves that help you be
creative as well as spreading out the types of games that will be
produced. The are even more voluntary than the other parts of the Globam
Game Jam, but most likely make you have a better time. For details, see
the main Achievements
Promotional material: Several organizations sponsor the Global Game
Jam by offering variuos software and memberships for free to those
participating. To see what is available this year, see the main Promotions page
for the Global Game Jam.
The game jam is mainly intended for students taking the Gameplay
Design course at GU/Chalmers but a small number of other students are
welcome to participate. Regardless of if you are taking the course or not,
please send an email to Erik Fagerholt (email address above) to register
and include "Gothenburg Game Jam" in the subject heading.
The game jam will take place in the studios of the Interaction Design
Masters programme, Campus Lindholmen. The street address is:
412 96 Göteborg
to Google Maps.
17:00 Intro and presentation of theme and
11:00 Deadline for creating project account
16:30 (?) Deadline uploading games
Games created at the 2011 game jam
Games created at the 2010 game jam
Games created by students from our masters at other game jams!