SAE Institute London

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Open for entire 48 hours
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Here's our video from last year!



Here is some info about the Global Game Jam at SAE Institute London.


Here is the timetable for the event:

Friday afternoon: jammers start arriving. You can make yourself comfortable to the 1st floor lecture theatre or the cafe/lounge on the 4th floor.

Friday 5pm: event kicks off in the 1st floor lecture theatre. We'll watch the keynote video and the secret theme will be revealed. Participants get into teams, and I will be helping with this.

Teams tend to occupy the classrooms for the weekend, (5th and 6th floors) and the 4th floor lab area is also available.

Now get started!

Saturday: making games all day!

Sunday 3pm: stop making your games. Upload them to the GGJ website, and then please help tidy up! :-)

4pm: Back in the lecture theatre, the teams demonstrate their games to everyone.

6-7pm go home please! :-)



Where is it?

SAE Institute, 297 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 4DD. These buses go by: 242, 243, 149, 67. Haggerston station is 2 mins away.


When will the college be open ?

We will be open for the entire 48 hours.


Can I sleep over ?

Yes but it might not be very comfortable (unless you bring an air mattress).


Is there a secure storage area for my stuff ?

No, there isn't. Sorry about that. Obviously I can't promise anything but nothing went missing last year.


What facilities are available ?

We have a practical area with Macs and a small number of PCs, running Visual Studio, Maya, Photoshop, etc. But please bring your own laptop if you have one.


How about food and drink ?

There is a Tesco just over the road from us

..and also cafes and shops up and down Kingsland Road.


How do I sign up ?

Register at the Global Game Jam web site, then in your profile, set your "jam site" to SAE London.



Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

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