£4.90 – £11.35

Games for the Many - Manchester political game jam

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

The Shed

Chester Street

Manchester

M1 5GD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description

Description

Have you ever wondered if games can effect political change?


We think they can.


Games for the Many is a new political games studio and community of political game makers exploring how to make political impact with play, developing games as digital campaigning tools. We believe games can change the world, for the many, not the few.


Join us this February for our first game jam in Manchester. We're inviting any and all to join us at The Shed for a weekend of making political games.


All are welcome, from experienced developers to campaigners and activists who have never coded before. For the beginner designers amongst you, GFTM's game design team will be on hand to give you tips and tricks and a comprehensive introduction to beginner game design tools. Making games is for everyone and there will be plenty of help to make your ideas a reality.


The venue is not 24 hours so participants will be required to organise their own sleeping arrangements. We will need to shut the doors at 9pm on Saturday and open again at 9am on Sunday. Refreshments will be made available as well as deskspace and wifi. You may bring PC towers, however you will need to bring your own ethernet cabling if not using the wifi.


There will be:

  • Fast internet

  • Free refreshments

  • Tables and chairs


What to bring to a game jam:

  • A laptop and charger or desktop PC tower (unless you're building board games)

  • Pens, paper, whiteboards - whatever you need to get creative


There are reserved tickets for the unwaged and students. Get in touch with us at hello@gamesforthemany.org to request access.


Games for the Many is a non-profit collective of artists, designers and developers focused on using the power of play to change politics, supported by the Labour Party. We're working to pioneer the use of games as political campaigning tools.


If you have any questions, you can get in touch with us at hello@gamesforthemany.org.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

The Shed

Chester Street

Manchester

M1 5GD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Save This Event

Event Saved