Hello! If you are in Edinburgh or the surrounding area please come and join us to make some cool games, weird interactive thing, or any other game adjacent stuff! We welcome everyone from programmers, sound and music designers, board game creators, and alt-controller builders!
After the 140 people and 30 games of last year, we are keen to make this event even bigger, better, and more inclusive. There are already plans afoot to invite local developers and businesses to get involved, and there will be a super-secret Edinburgh-Only Diversifier too! Look out for more information closer to the event.
We will be located in the JKCC at Merchiston Campus, which provides space for 150+ people, with plenty of space for you to set up a team, or find a quiet place to work by yourself. We will supply power and wifi, but please don't bring a big gaming PC as it can cause issues, so stick to your laptop! Oh, and if you do want to make anything physical, please be aware you won't have access to a workshop, so no soldering and/or power tools on site!
You will receive an invite to the slack channel sometime after registering. Closer to the event we will email out jammer info packs which will include more information, along with the GGJ and our site's Code of Conduct.
Finally, after a long and illustrious 4+ years of organising the Edinburgh Global Game Jam, Sam has retired and handed the baton over! If you were around last year though, you will have seen me around as one of the organisers.
P.S. Although the venue will be open 24 hours, we'll be encouraging jammers to practice good physical and mental health... in other words, we're wanting you to go home and sleep, so please ensure you have somewhere to stay!
Registration will be 5:00pm to 6:00pm on Friday the 31st, with the keynote and team formation after that. Please try to come along then if you can! If you are unable to attend on the Friday, please come and see an organiser at the HQ/Helpdesk when you arrive.