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Global Game Jam Honolulu

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Global Game Jam Honolulu

Time: January 28, 2011 at 4pm to January 30, 2011 at 6pm
Location: Biomedical Sciences, BIOMD T-106
Street: 1960 East-West Road
City/Town: Honolulu
Website or Map: http://globalgamejam.org/site…
Event Type: creative, computer, game, making, event
Organized By: Gorm Lai
Latest Activity: Jan 26, 2011

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Event Description

The Global Game Jam is an event where professionals, indies and students alike from all over the World come together to make games together over the course of a single weekend. This time, GGJ is expecting over 5000 people from 162 locations in 43 countries.

 


Last minute we have now managed to secure a location here in Honolulu as well, and therefore invite everyone from the islands to come and participate in this exciting global event. All skill-sets and backgrounds are welcome. It does not matter if you are student just starting out with fresh ideas, an experienced programmer or artist from a different field that just want to try your hand at game development, or a battle-hardened game developer that want to try your hand at something different than what you usually do. Everyone is welcome.


To find out more and register for this free event, please go to http://globalgamejam.org/. You can also feel free to take a look at some of the many YouTube videos we have, including this coverage from Boing Boing or thekeynote from 2009 . This year's event will be keynoted by famous game designer Keita Takahashi, and takes place from Friday January 28th to January 30th 2011. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Gorm Lai, gorm@globalgamejam.org or post here.

 

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Comment by Gorm Lai on January 26, 2011 at 3:10pm
Welcome To The Honolulu Game Jam,
We are very excited to bid you welcome to the very 1st Honolulu Game Jam. As this site is newly created, we will not be that many people, but we will be part of the Global Game Jam with over 170 sites across 44 countries. Come this weekend, we expect more than 6000 to take part in this ground-breaking event.
Locally here, our time-schedule looks like the following:
Friday, January 28th:
3 PM: We open the doors and people can start setting up equipment
5 PM: Official opening. We show the keynote and give out the theme.
Sunday, January 30th:
3 PM: The final games must have been uploaded to the globalgamejam server.
For more details on address of the site, directions, what to bring, etc,
please visit the Honolulu site on globalgamejam.org. Please don't hesitate to mail us if you have any questions (gorm@globalgamejam.org).
This event requires no prior signup, so feel free to participate even if you haven't signed up yet. Also feel free to bring friends and colleagues who you might be interested.
Aloha,
David and Gorm

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