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Global Game Jam at Miami University

4y ago


The Global Game Jam (GGJ) encourages people to challenge themselves and be creative. Over the course of a weekend you and a team of game makers will build a game (computer or otherwise) from paper prototype to finished marvel. The game theme will be given to you on the first day of the event - what you do with the theme is your choice. Game Jam participants range from amateurs to professionals and include industry pros, students, faculty, hobbyists and anyone with a passion for making games. In its third year, the GGJ is a global experiment in creativity you won't want to miss. Global Game Jam ParticipantsThe Miami University location offers a beautiful campus with state of the art computer labs, supportive staff and faculty, and easy access to everything you would need to make your game Jam weekend an unforgettable experience. Miami University is 30 minutes north of Cincinnati. According to US News and World Report's Best Colleges: Undergraduate Teaching at National Universities. Princeton Review places Miami among the top 10% of Game Design programs in the USA and Canada. Johnny Wilson is the former Editor in Chief at Computer Gaming World. The event is sponsored by Miami University School of Fine Arts, Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies, Miami University School of Engineering, Miami University Libraries and J!nx clothing. The 2011 event is also sponsored by IndiePub. More information at Video by Andrew McDonnell