Insert Game [Here] and Global Game Jam have grown exponentially as access points to game development in the summer and winter, but what if you had an itch in your skeleton to make something new this fall? The UNO Criss Library Creative Production Lab and RHO Interactive are serving a long brewing idea for a Halloween game jam event dedicated to easing new designers into the challenge of game design. As always, we are 100% FREE!
We welcome first time game developers! Designers, artists, musicians, programmers, voice actors, hobbyists, educators, anyone and everyone is welcome to try their hand at making a game. Participants should bring anything needed to make your own video or physical game. If video games aren't your thing or access to hardware is an issue, you're encouraged to test the waters by making a board game!
We’re announcing the theme 1 WEEK EARLY to give you ghouls a chance to settle on a solid idea and carve up the beginning of your work. The first night of the jam, everyone is given an opportunity to pitch their idea or budding project and assemble a team for the weekend.
Anyone can participate, as long as they are over the age of 18. More information and registration can be found at insertgamehere.org
Saturday, everyone is given the entire day and evening to work on their games. Sunday, teams are given time to polish their game before the space is open to the public for trick-or-treat playtesting. Superlative awards will be given out just for kicks at the end of the event.
Thursday October 10th
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Theme announced at the Omaha Game Developer’s Meetup at Do Space
Friday October 18th
7pm - 9pm: Load in, Presentations, Team-Building, Brainstorming
Saturday October 19th
9am - 10pm: Open Development Time
Sunday October 20th
9am - 3pm: Final Development Time
3pm – 4pm: Presentations of final projects
4pm - 5pm: Open to the public for Playthroughs, and “Awards of Questionable Value”
If anyone has any specific requests, email Charles Fisher, or stop in the Creative Production Lab.
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