IGDA Las Vegas Global Game Jam

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UNLV International Gaming Institute (Stan Fulton Building)

4505 South Maryland Parkway, Vegas, NV 89154 South Maryland Parkway · Las Vegas

How to find us

Follow signs outside building for IGDA LV GGJ, Enter Konami Gaming Laboratory on 1st floor

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Join the IGDA Las Vegas for the 2019 Global Game Jam! Held at the International Gaming Institute, the IGDA Las Vegas is throwing this completely free event for people to gather, learn, network, and make games!

Register for the GGJ here: https://globalgamejam.org/2019/jam-sites/igda-las-vegas-unlv-international-gaming-institute
Information to sponsor, mentor, or jam: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PJKyXq0mS37r2DxhF1QxZoq7NbA3eqZOYPP-N-jd59M/edit?usp=sharing
Join the IGDA Las Vegas Discord: https://discord.gg/YZ29HT9

Runs Fri Jan 25 2pm - Sun Jan 27 9pm.
Jam from 5pm Jan 25 to 5pm Jan 27.
Intro Game Development Workshops will be held for beginners.
Detailed schedule below.

Interested in sponsoring this event?
Contact: [masked]

What to bring:
- Laptop(s) with game development software for video game jammers
- Materials for board game design for board game jammers
- Pillows, blankets, changes of clothes, and deodorant if you intend to sleep overnight at the jam site

What will be provided:
- WiFi
- Game development mentors and intro workshops
- Drinks and snacks
- LIMITED PCs for use
- The Global Game Jam Jammer Resources: https://globalgamejam.org/jammer-resources

- No food or drink inside the Gaming Laboratory
- No drugs or alcohol
- No smoking inside building
- All attendees must be 18 or older, or have a legal guardian present at all times

Attendees may come and go from the Jam Site at any time. The venue will be open 24 hours for hardcore jammers.


Friday Jan 25th:
- Event Opens
- Welcome Mixer
- Team Formation
- Download Game Software
- Intro Game Development Workshops Begin
- Global Game Jam Begins

Saturday Jan 26th:
All day:
- Continued Global Game Jam
- Continued Game Development Workshops

Sunday Jan 27th:
- Global Game Jam Ends
- Game Presentations
- Play Each Other Games!
- Game Voting
- Local Category Winners Announced
- Local Prizes Awarded
- Outro Mixer

These exact times of activities post the end of the Global Game Jam are subject to change on-site based on the feelings of the crowd.