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Heads Up: Global Game Jam - San Francisco

If you want to participate this hackathon, please register on the waitlist by 4PM, Friday, January 25th 2013:


This event only has waitlist available for awhile; however, the event organizer just posted a way to participate for those who registered on the waitlist that one can participate off-site.

Important Notice: Heads Up events listed at the Google Developer Group (GDG) East Bay are selected events that some members may be interested.


The following information mainly came from the event registration page.

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The 2013 Global Game Jam is the fifth annual game development 'hackathon' that welcomes creators of all skills, levels and disciplines to gather for one crazy weekend to make some truly cool games. Over 200 locations all across the world will host jammers from January 25-27 (Friday afternoon to Sunday evening, nonstop) to turn out record-breaking numbers of games.

Last year, the San Francisco GGJ site hosted close to 80 students, hobbyists, indies, and developers from companies like Zynga, Stupid Fun Club, PopCap, Playforge, and more. This year, we're hoping to more than double our number of jammers, and we've got an incredible lineup of sponsors making it possible:

For more information about the Global Game Jam, head to the global website:

You can also find our specific San Francisco site here:

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