Global Game Jam 2017 - Honolulu

Global Game Jam 2017

Global Game Jam is the world's largest creative event where thousands of people in hundreds of locations worldwide gather at local sites to meet other creative people, artists, programmers, sound designers, writers, and game enthusiasts to build games over a span of just 48 hours.

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Manoa Innovation Center
Presentation Room
2800 Woodlawn Dr. Honolulu, HI 96822

Time Event
5:30pm Participant check-in & meet other participants.
5:50pm Welcome, Intro to Global Game Jam, Keynote Presentation. This is important if you've never been to a Game Jam before!! Don't be late!!
6:00pm Theme Announcement!! Don't miss it!! We are also LIVE streaming on Twitch from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.
6:15pm Brainstorming, Game Pitches, & Group Formation
7:15pm Wrap Up & Start Jamming!

Available Rooms:
- Presentation Room
- Ideation Room
- You may also work in your own office/classroom
- You may also work offsite!
8:15pm Make sure we have your email so we can add you to Slack (ggjhnl.slack.com). If we didn't add you yet, email kelli@gomagames.com and remind us to send you a Slack invite.
9pm MIC Rooms officially close when the last MIC keycard holder retires for the night. (We will be there at least until 9pm!)

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Participants may work in the Presentation Room, Board Room, or Ideation Room (open all day), offices & classrooms (if a team member has access) or offsite. No physical check-in required today!

NOTICE: DO NOT PARK UNDER TREES! Tree-trimming has been scheduled for today. Do not leave your car in any stalls near trees or they could get damaged!!

Time Event
9:30am Continue working on your projects!

MIC Rooms Re-Open:
- Presentation Room
- Ideation Room
- Board Room

You may also work in your own office/classroom!
You may also work offsite!
10:00am Workshop: Development & deployment with software sponsor, AirshipCMS.io.
12:00pm Registration Deadline on the official Global Game Jam site. Be sure you are signed up and have a login by this time!
2:00pm Slack Check in! Shout out to the #general channel and let us know your final project name so we can start planning presentation time slots for tomorrow.
6:00pm Only 1 person on your team should do this, though it must be done by TODAY.

Set up an Official Project
1. Go to the GGJ Website.
2. Click on Upload a Game on the top left of your screen. (Links to your game can also be found under the My Game link, or My Profile page).
4. Enter your Project Name and About information.
5. Save.

Your game does not need to be finished. You can come back tomorrow to fill out the rest of the information.
9pm MIC Rooms officially close when the last MIC keycard holder retires for the night. (We will be there at least until 9pm!)

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

Participants may work in the Presentation Room (open all day), offices & classrooms (if a team member has access) or offsite. Be back at the Presentation Room by 3:30pm for Presentations & Demos!!

Manoa Innovation Center
Presentation Room
2800 Woodlawn Dr. Honolulu, HI 96822

Time Event
9:30am Continue working on your projects!

MIC Rooms Re-Open:
- Presentation Room
- Ideation Room
- Board Room

You may also work in your own office/classroom!
You may also work offsite!
2:00pm Start Submitting Games! Shout out to the #general channel and let us know how you are doing! You should be wrapping up now and preparing your project for submission.
3:00pm Submission Deadline! Please follow the Instructions for Submission
3:00pm Quick Break / Take a Nap before Presentations.
3:30pm Presentations/Demos in the Presentation Room
5:00pm End