You better watch out
You better come and try
To make a fun game
I'm telling you why
Dublin GameCraft is coming to town!
Yes, we will be back in Dublin at the end of the year.
Games will be shared on https://itch.io/jam/merry-awesome-gamecraft-is-coming-to-town
Follow us on Twitter for more updates (don't forget #GameCraft).
If you are interested in hosting (or have some place that would be cool to host a game jam), and/or you want to sponsor our game jam, you can drop us an email via email@example.com.
To limit the amount of disposable cups used, bring your own mug. Thankies in advance.
It's a game jam for people who are interested in game-making to come together under one roof to make games, meet people and generally have fun. GameCraft provides a venue so you can concentrate on making fun games. We also provide food and beverages throughout the day.
A game jam is an event for people to make games based on a theme (announced at the beginning of the jam) within a given period of time. It can be 8 hours or even up to 24 hours.
You bring your own tools, laptops, sound equipment, peripherals, software, assets, etc. We do not provide any equipment.
No, you can make non-digital games like boardgames, card games, RPGs, other types of pervasive games. All you need to do is bring your own craft materials. We don't provide any on the day.
YES! You like games, and having fun. You don't have to be a programmer, if you can draw, tell stories, make music, and more... come along!
Yes, GameCraft events are all adult events (over 18s) unless specified. Normally when you sign up, you have to agree that you are over 18 before completing your registration.
Nope, let us know when you check-in at registration on Saturday morning (08:30 till 08:59), and let us know what skills you have, and we can form a group in the morning before we announce the theme.
As many as you want. :-)
All games and content produced during GameCraft events remains the full property of their creators. GameCraft makes no claim to anything participants create. When you take part in GameCraft events you own everything you create.
All trademarks remain property of their respective owners.
Yes; we will try and get folks to upload their games to: https://itch.io/jam/merry-awesome-gamecraft-is-coming-to-town
The event takes place in St. Laurence's Church (left from the entrance).
Here's the map: https://goo.gl/maps/C63PgSngHCE2
Here's how to get to the venue: http://www.dit.ie/grangegorman2014/howtogettograngegorman/
You are the judge, it's People's Choice.
How it works:
Big shout out again to Bryan and DIT for hosting our jam in the beautiful St. Laurence's Church again. The setup by the staff is perfect this time, and we didn't have to do much besides setting up power and break room full of fruit, snacks, tea and coffee. Thanks to DIT for providing lunch (sambos, tea and coffee). I would also like to shout out to GamerCon for sponsoring two Sunday tickets with VIP passes.
I've storified the tweets from the day. If you have write-ups, pics (if you are not using Flickr), you can share them in our comments section.
Using Flickr and taken photos from the day and of your game? You can share it to our Flickr Pool
Besides a mini-crisis of pizzas being delayed, people were finally fed.
(More pics to follow...)
Folks have been uploading their games made at the jam, you can play them here: https://itch.io/jam/merry-awesome-gamecraft-is-coming-to-town
... by filling out this short survey: https://gamecraft.typeform.com/to/QrhjIB
GameCraft Foundation team would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and New Year.
We are looking forward to running more GameCrafts in 2017, and if you want to run one, drop us an email and we can chat about it: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are delighted to announce that GamerCon is one of our prize sponsors, they have given us 2 Sunday tickets with VIP passes (March 19) as People's Choice Awards. We have various boardgames and a surprise for the rest of our People's Choice Awards.
Tickets still available via https://www.gamecraft.it/events/merry-awesome-gamecraft-is-coming-to-town-2016/
And if you have a group, you can join https://itch.io/jam/merry-awesome-gamecraft-is-coming-to-town to share your #GameCraft game.