San Francisco, California
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Ludum Dare is the world’s biggest accelerated global game jam event, where developers create a game in 48 hours according to a theme chosen by the Ludum Dare community.
Shark Punch will host a real-world Ludum Dare Live Meetup during the event! Come join us and other developers for a unforgettable weekend of accelerated game jamming at HUB13 in Helsinki!
Get advice from our mentors and experienced game developers, get people to test out your game, find someone to partner up with and enter the Ludum Dare Jam!
Snacks, food & refreshment and will be available throughout the weekend. Bring your own laptop/computer!
There are two different competitions available during Ludum Dare: 1) The Competition, where you make a game solo in 48 hours 2) The Jam, where you work as a team and you also get one extra day of development.
Whether you’re an aspiring indie developer, a battle-hardened veteran game developer or a young student of games, join us at HUB13 and create something memorable!
Special thanks for our sponsors: Reaktor & HUB13!
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Will you provide a laptop or computer to work on my game?
No. You'll need to BYOC (bring your own computer). Internet connection will be provided.
Can I stay and code throughout the weekend?
Yes. You can sleep on-premises, bring a sleeping bag!
Will you guys provide tables?
There will be plenty of tables and space.
Is there an age limit for the event?
Not really, but if you're under 18 you should definitely work this out w/ your parents.
What are my transport options getting to the event?
HUB13 is right next to the Kaisaniemi Metro Station and just a shoft walk away from the Helsinki Railway Station. It's right in the centre of Helsinki!
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You can bring anything you need. There will be also snacks, drinks and food & coffee of course available on the house. Bring your own laptop or computer!
I might need a shower at some point.
Luckily, there are showers available at HUB13 if you need a shower.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can email us, hit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sharkpunchhq) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/sharkpunchhq).
When & Where
Shark Punch is an indie game developer, and creator of Playfield, the new digital storefront focused on disrupting game discovery by making it easy for gamers to discover and buy the games they will love.
Shark Punch is based in San Francisco, California and Helsinki, Finland.