Sweden Game Arena - Skövde

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Entrance Fee: 
150 SEK
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Open for entire 48 hours
Jam Site Description: 

Global Game Jam Skövde,  25 - 27 january 2019

Skövde is Scandinavia's biggest Global Game Jam site and a perfect place for game jams!
We naturally get a mix of professionals, students and hobbyists with the vibrant local games industry just around the corner.

Keynote and mingle
We start the whole event on Friday at 16:15 with an unannounced keynote speaker and follow up with the GGJ official start-up stream/video!

Theme Announcment
At 17:00 we will watch the GGJ official theme announcement in D105.

Making games
After the announcement it is time to start making some games!
You can either come with a team, join an existing one or create a team from scratch on site.

Friday Kick-off Party
Friday evening we are hosting a kick-off party at Klubb Boulogner with the local game dev companies. To enter you need to be registered to the event with your 'personnummer'/date of birth and bring a valid photo ID.

Klubb Boulogner is about 6 minutes walk from the University where the Game Jam i hosted. 

Turn in
Sunday at 15:00 your game needs to be turned in on the Global game Jam website.

Expo and presentations
Time to show off what you have made!
From 16:00 to 18:00 we will host a small expo for the public to enjoy, with short presentations from each team.


16:00 - Sign in
​16:15 - Keynote
17:00 - Official GGJ theme announecment video
18:30 - Kick off Party - Klubb Boulogner

10:00 - Breakfast
​15:00 - Fika

10:00 - Breakfast
15:00 - Turn in
16:00 - Presentations and expo
18:00 - End!

​*all times a preliminary and can be subject to change

Borrow PC
There is 100 PC's to loan on site. If you need to loan one you have to specify it in your registration. It does not cost extra.

You are not allowed to install any programs on the computers.

List of installed programs: https://www.ggjskovde.com/the-list

Sleeping halls
There is a sleeping hall 3 min walk away from the Jam site.
If you want access to the sleeping hall you have to specify it in your registration.

You have to bring your own mattress, pillow and blanket.


For more info and registration, please visit the GGJ Skövde Website!



Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
You can borrow University computers (max 100). All programs available: https://www.ggjskovde.com/the-list
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

Recently Uploaded Games

The year is 20XX. The Earth has been destroyed by the roomba uprising and all of humanity has perished. All of humanity? No!
A "Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes"-like game in a Real Estate website. One player needs to navigate on the website (start the game by choosing Flat, House or Office).
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