What is a game jam?
A game jam is where people come together to quickly create a video game prototype and then present their idea to other people. The aim is to inspire new ideas for the industry.
People also come to game jam to work with other like-minded people.
At Dare ProtoPlay, we are running a Dare Jam for professionals. If you are not quite a professional yet, here is your chance to take part in a trial game jam. If you think you have what it takes to become a future video games developer and are aged between 13-17, download our Games Unpacked project codes from here: http://www.daretobedigital.com/protoplay/DareProtoPlayJuniorJam.php
Try out the codes and then take your laptop to Dare ProtoPlay on 12-13 Aug to create a video game prototype in two days' time. On the third day, you will present to each other plus some spectators and will get a chance to win a prize for the most promising game idea.
In summary,you will need to
- be aged 13-17
- download the codes from the link above and practise the codes beforehand
- bring your laptop to Dare ProtoPlay
- commit to work 2 days at Dare ProtoPlay
- get consent from your parents
This is something for confident aspiring developers. There will not be a teacher, only a facilitator. We encourage participants to work together. We are only opening this to a limited number of 10 people. So this is an elite group! Book now and take the print out of your booking to the venue to participate.
Note to parents: although there's a facilitator in the game jam session, there's no chaperone service. You will need to be responsible for your children's own safety.
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