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Wild Pockets Bay Area Game Jam

Wild Pockets

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Wild Pockets Bay Area Game Jam

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Event Details

The Bay Area Game Jam

Preseted By: Wild Pockets and Microsoft 

May 15-16th at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus


Event Details: 

The 2nd Annual Wild Pockets Bay Area Game Jam is two days of intense creativity.  Teams of game developers compete to win a $2,500 cash prize by creating the best game using the Wild Pockets Platform in 24 hours.  This is a free event, sponsored by Wild Pockets and Microsoft.  You can register yourself or a team (2-5 people).  Leading up to the event, there will be several meet-ups where you can learn more about Wild Pockets, the Game Jam, or scout for potential teammates.  There will also be a teammate search feature added to the main game jam site.


The winning team will receive $2,500 cash prize and have their game published, distributed and promoted on the Wild Pockets' website.  The second and third prize teams will also win prizes, distribution and promotional opportunities.



You will need to bring a Windows compatible laptop or desktop with you as well as earphones or speakers if you plan to add sound to your game. 


Rules and FAQs  - http://www.wildpockets.com/gamejamrules

More information can be found at: www.wildpockets.com


For Updates and Reminders:
Interested but not ready to sign up today? Select the "Keep me in the Loop" ticket on the registration page and we will remind you of registration deadlines, prize announcements, and other important information.



Schedule of Events:

  9am - 10am     Registration/Breakfast
10am - 12pm     Game Industry Speaker/s and WP Tutorial Breakout sessions
12pm -   1pm     Lunch
12pm -   5pm     Coding
  5pm -   7pm     Dinner
  7pm -  12am    Coding

After Midnight    You are welcome continue working or head home to sleep.



Midnight -9am    Coding
9am - 10am     Breakfast
10am - 12pm     Coding (facilities open all night, return when you want to get started)
12pm                Submission Deadline
1pm - 2pm         Lunch
1pm - 3pm         Judging
3pm                  Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks


Have questions about Wild Pockets Bay Area Game Jam? Contact Wild Pockets

When & Where

Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus
1065 La Avenida
Mountain View, CA 94043

Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

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