From 27.01 until 31.01 EUAS will host an online Global Game Jam which includes brainstorming, team forming, chatting, developing and showcasing finished products. The participants will be mentored by experienced game designers (more info about all activities and time plan will follow).
This year’s GGJ Online theme will be announced at 17:00 local time on 27th. Join us for a 4-day online creative challenge!
Registration is open until 29 January 15:00. Please provide a full name and a short description of skills.
Meet our keynote speakers who will share the highlights of the gaming industry on their masterclasses:
Thursday, 28 January 15:00 - 16:30
“Business of videogames” Miguel Sánchez Campillos Miguel is a Game Designer and Producer with 12 years industry experience, having worked in multiple MMO RPG Free 2 Play games as also mobile games, PC and Virtual Reality games productions. Developing and offering consulting services under www.toritogames.com
Friday, 29 January 15:00 - 16:30
“Son of Kalev’s Journey to Hell” - a (literally) epic VR experience" Rein Zobel VR Creative Director, the co-founder of VR content creation company Maru VR Production (was nominated as the most productive VR content company in Estonia and in the Baltics). www.maruVR.ee
Saturday, 30 January 15:00 - 16:30
“How to release your game properly and make a profit from it” George Karangioules George is a composer and sound designer who has worked in more than 20 video games such as Darkfall, Imperatum, Elder Scrolls Skywind and more. His experience includes work in different audio fields, from action games to platformers and even casino games. In the last few years, George has been working on closely with indie studios on providing strategies for growth and crowd retention. www.georgeksound.com
Throughout the hack the jammers will be guided by our game GameDev Gurus (mentors):
Don’t forget to share your updates and photos on the EUAS GGJ Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/3cj2t5t Please always add hashtags: #GGJOnline #eekmainor #EUASGGJOnline
Thursday, 28 January
14:00 Discord channel is open to join. 15:00 - 16:30 Online masterclass “Business of videogames” by Miguel Sánchez Campillos. 17:00 - 17:15 Greetings from Marge Robam (Head of the curriculum of Game Design and Development in EUAS). 17:15 - 19:00 Jammers gathering, pitching ideas and start to create teams. 19:00 - 21:00 Mentoring session (Erik Kesa and Keron Sepp).
Friday, 29 January
15:00 Registration deadline. Discord chat is open, EUAS IT team is ready to support. 15:00 - 16:30 Online masterclass “Son of Kalev’s Journey to Hell” - a (literally) epic VR experience” by Rein Zobel. 19:00 - 21:00 Mentoring session (Keron Sepp and Stein Lindmäe).
Saturday, 30 January
10:00 - Discord chat is open, EUAS IT team is ready to support. 10:00 - 12:00 Jammers accounts and GameDev Documents need to be started/updated on GGJ website. 15:00 - 16:30 Online masterclass “How to release your game properly and make a profit from it” by George Karangioules. 19:00 - 21:00 Mentoring session (Vanessa Vorteil and Stein Lindmäe).
Sunday, 31 January
13:00 - 15:00 Last hours to refine the games. Mentoring session (Vanessa Vorteil and Erik Kesa). 15:00 - 17:00 Uploading the games to the Game Jam Tallinn EUAS website https://globalgamejam.org/2021/jam-sites/game-jam-tallinn-euas 17:00 - 18:00 Teams are presenting the games 18:00 - 19:00 Mingle-chat in Discord 19:00 - 21:00 Feedback from experts. The award ceremony and closing the event.