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Global Game Jam 2014: Schedule

Friday, January 24: McKinley

  • 4:00pm - 5:10pm - Registration (T-shirt pickup)
  • 5:30pm - Global Game Jam Keynote: (public welcome) Local host introductions and theme announced:
    • Welcome and Introductions
  • 6:30 pm - Group making / Team forming activity (3-5 people per team)
    • Snacks provided
  • 7:00 pm – Dinner and social hour break
  • 7:30 pm
    • Begin paper prototypes and play-testing idea
    • Faculty and guest facilitated sessions as needed
  • 8:00 pm – Optional tour of American University and Global Game Jam facilities (60 minutes)
  • 10:30 pm – 9:00 AM: Game Design and implementation

Saturday, January 25: McKinley, MPC

  • 8:30 am – Breakfast in Community Room
  • 12:15 pm – Lunch
  • 6:00 pm
    • Dinner and Check in Session, progress, critique and feedback
    • “Fresh Air” Group Gaming session and social hour

Sunday, January 26: McKinley

  • 9:00 am – Breakfast
  • 12:00 pm - All work on Game Jam Games ends Prepare game presentations (presented in CSA Auditorium space)
  • 1:00 pm
    • Lunch
    • Auditorium Presentations and awards (public welcome)
  • 2:00pm: Closing Session: Game Presentations
  • 3:00pm :
    • Judges confer and local awards granted
    • Participation prizes provided