Friday, January 29: (The Soft-Start)

17:00 - Sign in
17:30 - Rules, Judges Introduced, and GameJam Challenge Announced!

18:00 - Team Formation

18:20 - Paper Prototypes and Playtesting Ideas
Expert game designers will be on-hand to help!

20:00 - Wrap-up and Close!
Everybody goes home. Sleep on your ideas.

Saturday, January 30:

08:00 - Kick-off and power on!
09:00 - Coffee & Bagels
13:00 - Lunch
13:00 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
13:30 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
14:00 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
14:30 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
15:00 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
15:30 - Expert Consulting Session (Animation, Sound, and Programming)
19:00 - Dinner

Sunday, January 31:

09:00 - Breakfast
11:30 - Hands-off! All work on Game Jam Games ends now.
12:00 - Lunch, presentations and meetings with judges
13:00 - Judges Confer
13:30 - Awards
14:00 - Go home and sleep!

Expert Consulting Sessions

On Saturday, between 13:00 and 15:30, GameJam groups will be able to book 30 minute sessions without some expert consultants who will be on-hand to advise and help participants with their projects.

Expert Consultants:
- Art, Animation & Design
- Sound
  • Robert Steel, DePaul Faculty
  • John Hey, John Hey Interactive
  • Brian Wright
  • Rod Davis
- Programming
  • Ed Keenan, DePaul Faculty
  • TBA

Awards

- Best Overall Game - Audience Award
- Best Overall Game - Panel Award
- Spirit of the Game Jam - Audience Award

Judging Panel

(in alphabetical order)

Other Details

As the event's date approaches, we will be updating this site with further details.
Keep in mind that we have limited space so register now!
Registration is open and we look forward to seeing you!