Anyone over 18 may participate. Registration is free, but required (due by January 21st, 2011); sign up for an account at the Global Game Jam site. After your account has been created, edit your profile and select the Madison Global Game Jam site. When you're finished, your name should appear on the jammers page. Space is limited to 50 people and will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Teams will be formed on-site, and we'll try to ensure that each team has people with programming and art skills. Novices and professionals are both welcome.
Computers are available on site.
However, you are encouraged to bring your own computers and software if the available equipment doesn't suit your needs.
Software included on provided site machines:
Adobe CS5, Game Maker 8, Unity, Unreal Tournament Editor
No sound equipment is available on site.
Note that any pre-made libraries, artwork, music, etc. must have been publicly available prior to December 29th, 2011. The spirit of the jam is to see what teams can create within the time-limit, so please email us if you have any questions about the use of code or assets
Intellectual Property Each team holds all of the IP rights of the game they develop. However, you must agree to a Creative Commons attribution, non-commercial, share alike license for your work. Each team member should be credited in the game.
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And further thanks to our organizers and volunteers:
Matt Gaydos, Kevin Harris, Paul Johann, Ted Lauterbach, Jake Ruesch