Friday, January 20, 2017
LSU Global Game Jam
DMC First FloorLSU , Digital Media Center (DMC), Baton Rouge
Innovation - Experimentation - Collaboration: The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation). This is LSU’s fourth year as a participant in this exciting development festival. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. It is the growth of an idea that in today’s heavily connected world, we can come together, be creative, share experiences and express ourselves in a multitude of ways using video games – it is very universal. The weekend stirs a global creative buzz in games, while at the same time exploring the process of development, be it programming, iterative design, narrative exploration or artistic expression. It is all condensed into a 48 hour development cycle. The GGJ encourages people with all kinds of backgrounds to participate and contribute to this global spread of game development and creativity.