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Weekend Game Jam: From idea to playtesting
September 13 @ 7:00 pm - September 15 @ 7:00 pm
Always wanted to make a game, but never thought you had the time to do it?
Come discover the joy and magic of making a game over the course of ONE WEEKEND! Get started after work on Friday… Share it with your friends on Monday.
How to find this event:
We’ll be in the “poker Room” Friday night and Sunday afternoon. Saturday teams can work from wherever they decide to meet up.
This event has three parts:
Friday (Idea Night)
7pm – 10pm
Gather together and come up with ideas, break into groups and start to hone them. Drinks will be provided.
Saturday (Maker Day)
10am – 10pm
Work in your teams wherever you’re most comfortable meeting. Build a working prototype (digital or paper/cardboard). Invite playtesters to try it out.
Sunday (Game Time)
12pm – 6pm
Get back together and playtest each other’s games. Offer feedback. Decide on next steps. And select a winning game to help crowd fund. Snacks will be provided.
Experienced Game Makers will be around throughout the event to help mentor, coach, and support all teams.
*3 Options For Participating*
There are 3 ways to participate in this weekend long event…
Option 1: Be a *Supporter*… Come out to watch, learn, and root for game makers (Come for all or any part of the event.)
Option 2: Be a *Maker*… Pitch a game idea and recruit a team to help make it (full weekend participation required)
Option 3: Be a *Playtester*… Try the games that get made, offer feedback and support local game makers. (Sunday attendance required, Friday requested)