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Global Game Jam 2018

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Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107 / James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284


The Global Game Jam is a worldwide weekend challenge where participants across multiple disciplines team up to make a game in 72 hours.

The event is free and open to all, but please register on the Global Game Jam website. For special accommodations, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593 at least two days prior to the event.


Friday, Jan. 26
6–11 p.m.
Academic Learning Commons (MCALC 1107)

panel discussion of local game developers and theme announcement. Participants will split into teams and start jamming.
Saturday, Jan. 27
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303)
Full Day 1

Additional resources are available from the Workshop in the Lower Level of Cabell Library.
Sunday, Jan. 28
9 a.m.–11 p.m.
Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303)
Full Day 2

Present your incredible game at the end of the Game Jam and play what others have made. Pizza will be provided.


This event is co-sponsored by VCU Department of Kinetic Imaging, VCU Department of Art Education, VCU Libraries, the Workshop and RVA Game Jams.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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