San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
REACTOR and HouseOgames have partnered together to put on a monthly Game Jam appropriately titled "HOGjam" for the community. The first one will be 32 hours. We start at 10am on Saturday the 26th of October and run until 6pm on Sunday. We encourage participants to suggest themes for HOGjam by heading on over the the HouseOgames forums http://houseogames.com/forums/ and getting involved under our "Events" topic.
AT&T will also be "In Da House" putting on one of their awesome Hackathons. If you're in the competitive mood you can sign-up to be included in the AT&T | SIC Mobile App Hackathon which has it's own cool theme! Head on over to http://hacksic.eventbrite.com if you'd like to participate in the AT&T | SIC Hackathon.
What We Supply: A gathering place for the community to come and collaborate together to make some awesome games, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake.
What You Bring: Your laptop, skills & ideas. Whether you are a highly trained developer and code in Ruby/PHP/.NET or are a designer and only work with Illustrator and want to make a card game, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your skills are needed!
Event Schedule: The following is a list of the weekends agenda:
- 10AM - Noon Saturday - Kickoff event with drinks, and networking which leads into idea pitches and team formation.
- 1PM - 2PM Mobile Food Truck Lunch provided by Cobalt.
- 5PM Dinner provided by Microsoft.
- 10AM Panera Bread Breakfast items will be provided by GreenQloud.
- 4PM - Sunday Afternoon - Time to share your ideas with the HOG JAM participants. Each team will have 3 minutes to talk about what they've created.
When & Where
REACTOR & HouseOgames
REACTOR is revolutionary new launch accelerator for interactive media. Inside REACTOR, games and tech veterans teach & share best practices to accelerate start-ups, guide bootstrapped indies to thrive, and even coach one another on new mechanics, funding (yes Kickstarter), and strategic challenges to the industry. Plus REACTOR's guild is a great community for meeting other pros, talking through strategic issues finding great talent or maybe your next co-founder. Media by Design, Interactive by Nature.
HouseOgames, located in Lynnwood, WA, is a one of a kind incubator for independent game developers. We assist Indies with production of their games and most importantly, successfully bringing them to market! HouseOgames' vision is to provide developers with a way to master the skills required to build a sustainable business by creating a successful game, bring it to market while keeping the indie spirit alive!
Teams selected by HouseOgames will be granted a shared office space, development tools, access to a plethora of industry mentors, and a communal style accommodation with rent and utilities covered while participating in the program.