Global Game Jam Calgary

Jam Site Owner: 
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Entrance Fee: 
$10 - $20
Open for entire 48 hours
Jam Site Description: 

Global Game Jam is the world's largest game jam. We're happy to be back at Mount Royal University to crank out awesome games in 48 hours!

Programmers, artists, audio creators and those with ideas are all welcome to take part and work with teams.

The format we follow is:
1. Theme is announced
2. Game idea brainstorming
3. Group formation
4. Jam!

There are two types of tickets this year
Basic Jammer ($10, no t-shirt)
Pro Jammer ($20, t-shirt incl.)

Cost of event pays for costs associated with running the event.

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Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This event is age restricted to 18+ individuals.

What are my parking options?
Parking is available at MRU in Lot 2 (closest to event) Mount Royal Parking Prices

There is free parking a little ways away if you want to save money and get some exercise
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What are my food options?
There is a food court inside MRU. Please see hours of operations here.

Some snacks will be provided (all depends on budget)

Protip: Once your group has been formed on Friday, make a Safeway run.

What should I bring to the event?
A laptop or desktop, Wacom, Instrument, etc.

Snacks / drinks. Some snack items will be available at the event, but you may want a healthier 3am snack. Meals are NOT supplied.

Sleeping Supplies
Pillow, sleeping bag, tooth brush and your favorite teddy bear

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email [email protected] or send a text to Craig @ 587-223-3444

What's the refund policy?
Contact Craig and he'll sort things out.

When do I get my t-shirt?
T-shirts will be handed out on Sunday January 28th. 

Food Options: 
Access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity.
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

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