FAQ

A word about our new age policy

December 27, 2016 / No Comments

For legal and liability reasons, the Global Game Jam Board of Directors has, after careful deliberation with our board members and legal resources, come to the conclusion that GGJ must remain an adult activity, only available to jammers who have reached 18 years of age or the age of majority (whi...

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Global Game Jam’s recources for jammers

October 18, 2014 / No Comments

There are free Global Game Jam’s recources for jammers and free Unity Pro trial for Global Game Jam!. HERE: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qQf5zjvJHEB40xYhTiFo9GzNYUBt8iAw8vzPu2Oy354/edit HERE: https://unity3d.com/gamejams/ggj2014

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Liability

October 17, 2014 / No Comments

The Global Game Jam is supposed to be fun and collaborative, with a goal to keep things very simple. We provide structure, guidance and help for all locations participating in the GGJ. As a rule, we expect that no team/makers of a game will illegally exploit others’ IP, and that in turn, everythi...

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Do I need special skills to participate in the GGJ?

October 17, 2014 / No Comments

Although having computer skills is helpful, code experience is not necessary. Designers, developers, artists and anyone is welcome to try their hand at making a game during the GGJ.

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Do I need to come to GGJ with a team already formed?

October 17, 2014 / No Comments

Do not come to the Jam with a team. Everyone will have some time to think and pitch an idea. Collaborate with new friends or peers you admire.

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What is the typical day to day schedule for the GGJ?

October 14, 2014 / No Comments

We meet on Friday, registration opens at 12.00 pm. We have prepared interesting sessions from our guests, followed by the forming of the work groups. Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday we make games. Sunday afternoon we upload the games on Global Game Jam’s servers. We finish with presenta...

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What happens during Plovdiv Game Jam?

October 14, 2014 / No Comments

It begins on Friday, 23.01.2015 at 12.00 HRS with registration. In the afternoon there will be casual talks from our special guests from the game industry – informative and insightful, they will be a spark of inspiration for the participants. The talks will cover core areas of game making, such a...

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Why is the GGJ held often at many universities?

October 14, 2014 / No Comments

Schools have access to large labs and space that are not always available at studios. Educational institutions also have the best access to broadband Internet. But there is nothing exclusive about location types. Companies, Game collectives, community meetups and other types of venues are all wel...

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Tips

October 14, 2014 / No Comments

We do not recommend that you come to the Jam with a team. Everyone will have some time to think and pitch an idea. Collaborate with new people or peers you admire. Please remember to not reveal the theme online, before all the time zones have seen the Global Game Jam videos with theme presentatio...

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Rules

October 14, 2014 / No Comments

Be nice! Be helpfull! Have fun! You need to bring your own equipment (computer, software, etc.). Internet will be delivered by our sponsors. Teams of registered participants can be formed by up to 6 people. People can collaborate with the in-house participants only. Plovdiv Game Jam is a part of ...

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Who can participate?

October 12, 2014 / No Comments

Plovdiv Game Jam is open to anyone interested in video games – professional, students or just people with talent! The idea behind the event is to get together a mix of people with different backgrounds, interests and skills, and motivate them to work together on an idea – to plan and execute the ...

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What exactly is a Game Jam?

October 12, 2014 / No Comments

BBC news calls the Global Game Jam a ‘global phenomenon’. In a nutshell, the jam is 48-hour marathon, uniting game enthusiasts around the idea of collaboration.

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Why get involved?

October 12, 2014 / No Comments

The Global Game Jam encourages innovation and experimentation. It plays not only a big role in creating new products but also for the exposure of the game industry to talents of other industries. It is an event that has been designed and created for all interested parties to participate and enjoy.

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