Shawnee State University - Global Game Jam

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Event Start Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 5:00pm
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Jam Site Description: 

SSU Global Game Jam will take place on the Shawnee State Campus. SSU Covid Guidelines must be followed for those participating on-site. (

For those wanting to participate remotely; kickoff, pitches, and presentations will all be streamed on the SSUGames Twitch Channel.

Tentative Schedule

What does a GGJ schedule look like?

  • 4 PM | Kickoff: We'll be kicking things off in the ATC Gaming Commons & in Discord. 
  • 5 PM | Keynote: Watch the keynote together with all jammers.
  • 6 PM | Brainstorm: Take the theme and create your concept! Create a quick pitch to share with everyone.
  • 7 PM | Pitches: Showcase your pitch in our presentation room. (<30 seconds each). Ask others if they would like to join your team.
    • Share Pitches: Share your slides & presentations in the discord!
    • LFG: After pitches, we will help those looking for groups find teams to work with.
  • Jam: Continue working on games until Sunday afternoon at the latest.


  • 3 PM | Upload: Jammer should start updating and uploading their project to the GGJ between 3-5 PM Sunday.
  • 5 PM | Showcase: Have jammers share their creations with others in our presentation room. Presentations will also be on the live stream.
  • 6 PM | GGJ Awards & House Cup

Are there other things I should know?

  • Mentors: SSU GGJ has faculty & alumni mentors and veteran jammers to assist other jammers during a scheduled part of the jam.
  • Document: Create videos about your experience and /or create gameplay trailers. Staff & Faculty will be taking videos and photos throughout the event.
  • Live Stream: Jump on the live stream to share to the world what you are working on. We will invite jammers to do quick updates on stream throughout the game jam.
Food Options: 
Access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Computers, Collaboration Spaces, White Boards, Tables, Chairs, Power, Internet, Software
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

Recently Uploaded Games

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This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
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This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers
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