2ND KLAGENFURT GAME JAM

2ND KLAGENFURT GAME JAM Link: http://itec.aau.at/gamejam/ Date: 17th April – 19th April, 2015 Time: 48h, see program! Location: Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt E 2.42 The 2nd Klagenfurt Game Jam is open to everyone who likes games and wants to create, test and talk about games. Starting on Friday the topic will be revealed to all participants at the same time and random […]

button 2o15 – Festival of Gaming Culture

button 2o15 – Festival of Gaming Culture 06.-07. März 2015 Fr, 6.3.: 15:00 Uhr bis 03:00 Uhr Sa, 7.3.: 10:00 bis 23:00 Uhr Seifenfabrik Graz Eintritt: VVK: 9,- AK: 13,- Eintritt ab 16 Jahren -> Vorverkaufskarten gibs im ludovico oder bei mir im Büro (Inffeldgasse, bitte Mail) Jetzt bekommt Graz sein eigenes Gaming-Festival Mit dem […]

Call for Papers: Workshop on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events (co- located with FDG 2015)

Overview Game jams, hackathons and similar group game creation events have become increasingly popular. They provide convenient environments for collaborative game development throughout the world. These events are run in a variety of ways, formats, and have differing time constraints. However, what they have in common are new and exciting opportunities for education and research. The interest in studying […]

Call for Spring Course on 3D Modeling and Reconstruction with Blender & Unity in Göttingen

2–6 March 2015, Uni­ver­sity of Göttingen, Ger­many Details: http://www.gcdh.de/en/teaching/gcdh-spring-school-2015/ Or­gan­ised by the Göttin­gen Cen­tre for Dig­i­tal Hu­man­i­ties (GCDH) 3D vi­su­al­i­sa­tion tech­nolo­gies en­able and ad­vance the preser­va­tion of and re­search on all kinds of cul­tural her­itage. Mod­el­ing, vi­su­al­is­ing and an­i­mat­ing cul­tur­ally im­por­tant ob­jects or sites via 3D tech­nolo­gies allow re­searchers a more de­tailed and high-res­o­lu­tion view on […]

September Game Jam Graz 2014

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48 hours, 25 jammer, 7 games, 4.8 kg cookies, 4.3 kg choclate, 3.1 kg gummi bears, 18.4 l coffee. This was the September Game Graz 2014.   As usual it was happening at Graz University of Technology and this time the jam was organized by Johanna Pirker @joeyprink supported by Michael List @scarfront, Matthias Frey @ninjadev, Rainer Angermann @rangermann & Marco Fruhwirth @fruhwirthmarco This time we had […]

10 Tips for a Game Jam.

1. Keep it simple!  When designing a game which should be delivered in only one weekend it is important to start with simple game mechanics and a feasible storyline. 2. Lack of artists? Stick to 2 Dimensions. Often game jams lack of artists. When designing your game it might be helpful to stick to two […]

Global Game Jam Graz 2014

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(forwarded from http://spraylight.at/globalgamejamgraz/) Innovation, Experimentation, Collaboration Am letzten Wochenende im Jänner 2014 feiert der Global Game Jam Graz (#GGJG) seine Premiere. Der #GGJG ist Teil der jährlich stattfindenden Global Game Jam, bei der die Teilnehmer versuchen innerhalb von 48 Stunden ein Brett-, Karten oder Computerspiel zu einem vorgegebenen Thema zu designen und zu produzieren. Eine ideale Möglichkeit […]