Mount Saint Mary College’s Division of Math and IT invites the local community to participate in 48 hours of game creation at the Global Game Jam, starting Friday, February 3 at 5 p.m. to Sunday, February 5, at 5 p.m.
The event, held on campus, is free and open to the public. All are invited, regardless of skill level. Seats are limited. Participants must be 18 years old or accompanied by an adult. To participate, register at msmc.edu/gamejam
For questions, email Micah Modell, assistant professor of Information Technology, at [email protected]
The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game creation event and takes place across the globe. In essence, the event is a 48-hour hackathon focused on game development.
GGJ’s mission is to stimulate innovation, experimentation, and collaboration in games. It will kick off with video keynotes and advice from leaders in the game development industry. The jam formally begins after an announcement of the year’s theme.
The Mount will be hosting an in-person site in Aquinas 53, allowing participants ample space to collaborate or work independently on creating their game.
Mount Saint Mary College, 60 miles north of New York City, is ranked a Top-Tier University by U.S. News & World Report, and offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The Division of Math and IT offers several exciting programs including, but not limited to, Game Programming, Cybersecurity, and Programming.