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VR Game Jam
Sat, Apr 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sun, Apr 30, 2017, 5:00 PM BST
Game creator, developer, designer, or VR enthusiast? Join the Realities Centre team for a VR Gam Jam during the weekend of April 29th-30th to create your own VR game!
After making small teams, participants will have only 24 hours to create a VR Game on a given topic. At the end of the 24 hours, our jury will choose the winner!
You will receive more information via email prior the event! Please make sure you check your emails before the weekend to get ready and receive all the updates!
10:00am - Registrations - meet the other participants over a coffee/tea
11:00am - Welcome & Announcement - The Realities Centre Team will introduce the competition rules, schedule, mentors and topics for the next 24 hours.
11:30am - Team creation
12:00pm - Brainstorming - an hour to prepare and plan the project
01:00pm - Hack begins
7:00pm - Dinner and mingling
Midnight - Bedtime or hack from home (no accommodation provided on-site)
7:00am - Realities Centre re-opens to continue hacking on-site
09:00am - Coffee + Breakfast
03:00pm - Hack ceases.
Teams take an hour to prepare their demo to the judges
04:00pm - The Realities Centre Team will introduce judges. Demos begin.
05:00pm - Deliberation. Winners announced & drinks
6-7pm - Wrapping up
Fantastic mentors will come along during the weekend from the main VR game studios as well as indie creators!
GEAR AND TECHNOLOGIES
Participants will be using Virtual Reality Kits, a headset will be allocated to each team as well as a computer to complete the kit.
Please note you need to bring along your own computer to create the game.
Note: if you wish to bring your own setup or accessories, please get in touch with the organisation team prior the event firstname.lastname@example.org
Feel free to get in touch with us for any question and queries at email@example.com
> Do I need to know how to code to join?
Diversity is key in a team! Hackathons and Jams are focused on the creation that includes a variety of competencies, If you have any doubts, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
> I don’t have a team, can I join by myself?
Teams will be formed on site so just bring yourself and meet the rest of the attendees on Saturday morning.
> Do I need to bring my own laptop/PC?
Please bring your own computer, only the Virtual Reality kit will be provided.
Can’t join us? Stay tuned on social media @RealitiesCentre. We will share many insights using the hashtag: #VRGAMEJAM
* Please note the event will be recorded and pictures will be taken for marketing purpose. If you have any issue with this, please get in touch with the organisers *