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GameMania - A North East Game Jam sponsored by Hammerhead

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Hammerhead presents 2019 GameMania - a North East Game Jam at PROTO in Gateshead.

Create a team of up to five people and take on the challenge to make a game in 48 hours. Have fun experimenting during this marathon weekend, then join us for our wrap party to try out the games created!

The event is BYOC only, and open to everyone aged 18 and up. Breakfast and refreshments are provided, as is workspace including network, power and stationary. Additionally, a limited number of VR headsets are available for testing purposes if you require them.




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  • TIME - The game jam kicks off at 6pm on Friday 26th April and finishes 6pm Sunday 28th April.

  • THEME - A random theme will be selected on the day out of a hat to provide a creative focus for the weekend.

  • TEAM - You can make a team in advance or turn up on the day and join one - or even work alone if you'd like. Team size maximum is 5 people.

  • PLACE - The event takes place inside PROTO in a secure office - key fobs will be provided to each team which grant access to the game jam room only. There are a limited number of parking spaces available, please contact us to if you require one.

  • FOOD - A pizza party kick off on Friday as well as breakfast, refreshments during the weekend and the post-jam celebration on Sunday will be provided. Attendees will need to organise their own lunch and evening meals.

  • EQUIPMENT - The game jam requires you to provide your own computer, so bring a PC or laptop and any other tech which you might need to work with. We have a number of VR headsets available to support those who choose to make a VR game, which will be on a first come first served basis.

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