On Friday, April 24th, 2015 at Webster University’s Kinematifest the St. Louis IGDA ran the second annual one hour Game Jam using the tool Twine. Around 30 minutes were spent doing a tutorial of the tool together, then individuals and teams split off and worked on games for a little over an hour before coming back together to demo the results.
Click on the links below to play the games that were made.
It was an awesome time, and we hope to do it again next year. If you missed out we hope you’ll join us next year or set aside a few hours, download the free tool, and make your own game today!
The St. Louis Global Game Jam 2015 is officially over! We had an amazing turnout of around 250 people and made some of the best games this community has ever seen. That makes us the 12th biggest Global Game Jam in the world, and the 5th biggest in the US.
Download and play any or all of the 42 games made by our amazing attendees right here: http://globalgamejam.org/2015/jam-sites/university-missouri-st-louis-information-systems-programming-club/games
A big thanks goes out to all of this year’s sponsors for helping make this happen.
If you attended the GameJam (and even if you didn’t), we are having a post-event demo/retrospective where everyone who comes will be able to take their time and demo their games fully, and the organizers will request feedback on how things could have been done differently. This is your event and we want your help to make it better. More information and signups can be found right here: http://www.meetup.com/St-Louis-Game-Developers/events/220086351/
Thanks to everyone for making this event a success, and keep making games!
Tomorrow’s the big day! Here’s some last minute info that you’ll probably want as you make your way the jam.
Schedule is approximate, and may change at any time
Friday, 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Registration
Friday, 5:00pm – Riot Games Panel
Friday, 6:00pm – Opening Ceremonies
Friday, ~7:00pm – Theme Announced and Teams Disperse
Friday, ~8:00pm – Pointers Pizza Dinner
Saturday, ~9:00am – Bagel Breakfast
Saturday, ~12:00pm – Sandwich Lunch
Saturday, 3:00pm – Game Pages must be created at www.globalgamejam.org
Saturday, ~7:00pm – Fridays Fettuccini Pasta Dinner with Breadsticks and Brownies
Sunday, ~9:00am – Bagel Breakfast
Sunday, ~12:00pm – Sandwich Lunch
Sunday, 3:00pm – Games/Videos must be uploaded
Sunday, 5:00pm – Closing Ceremonies Begin
Sunday, ~5:15pm – Game Demos Begin (2 minutes per team)
Sunday, ~7:50pm – Raffle for NVIDIA Shields
Sunday, ~8:00pm – Go home!
Laptop (or desktop + monitor) with software pre-installed
All cables needed for computer
HDMI or VGA adapter
Mouse and Mousepad
Webcam and Microphone if streaming
Phone Charger (useful even if you’re not staying overnight. Reception isn’t always great in our site and the batteries drain faster than usual)
Pens and Pencils
Meeples and Dice if you want to make a board game
Pillows and Blankets if sleeping
Register if you haven’t already
Game Jam Resources
Free Unity Pro 30 Day Trial License
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