Do you want to make games? Whether you’re a coder, designer, artist or musician, whether you’ve never made a game before or you do it for a living, whether you’ve got practical skills or just big ideas, come along to the dotBrighton Game Jam and make games together over a weekend!
Working alone or as part of a team, you'll have 48 hours to create a game based on the theme that'll we'll announce at the start. Video games, board games, card games or playground games are all welcome - get creative!
We’ll provide tutorial sessions and support from games industry professionals, a friendly, welcoming studio environment, wi-fi and refreshments. You bring a laptop, pen and paper or ideas.
At the end of Sunday we'll play each other's games and award prizes.
We’ll be running the following sessions on the Saturday:
- Making interactive stories with Twine
- A beginner’s guide to making 3D games with Unity
- Small is beautiful - designing, developing and actually finishing short projects
I’ve never made a game before. Is this event for me?
Yes! This event is suitable for people with all levels of experience who want to make games. All you need is enthusiasm.
Is there an age limit for this event?
This event is suitable for over 16s.
Will this event run for 48 hours straight?
We’ll be announcing the theme on Friday evening, and stopping work to play each other’s games on Sunday evening. The Skiff will be available to use during the day and into the early evening on Saturday and Sunday (exact hours to be confirmed on the Friday). You’re welcome to work on your game outside these hours at home!
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When & Where
We have bi-monthly meetings with presentations from the leading lights in the Digital Arts covering Unity, openFrameworks, Processing, AfterEffects, Flash, iOS and anything technically creative!