Since the dawn of time 🌅, well, since the first GameCraft in 2012, we witnessed many games made, be it digital 👾or ones played with a roll of the 🎲. We want to bring these two sides to come together and join us at THE MEGA GAMECRAFT SHOWDOWN! 🤜🤛
📢We are calling all game-makers and those curious about this craft to this challenge of Digital Games Vs Analogue Games!
🙌A huge thanks to Talent Garden for hosting us!
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.
It is important that you have read the Code of Conduct before registering, people who have not read it will not be eligible for the game jam.
You can read it here: https://www.gamecraft.it/codeofconduct/
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.
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! We need more designers, crafters and makers!
If you are making digital games, your laptop/PC, music making hardware, tablets for drawing assets, and so on.
If you are making analog games, paper, cards, scissors, paint, dice (lots of them), notebook, cards, meeples, glitter, pens, modelling clay, and any other crafty stationary you want to bring 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 (09:30 till 09:59), 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. See https://www.gamecraft.it/privacy
Yes, there's limited parking spaces however, please get in contact with [email protected] to confirm.
Yes, get the 83 bus and get off at the Meteorological Office in Glasnevin, and look for DCU Alpha's entrance.
Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.
Organisers will be handing numbers for each game that is set up after the jam.
Play as many games as you can.
You like a game, note its number and tell the organisers who will keep score.
Organisers will tot up the votes, and there will be
We found a black fleece jacket in the community kitchen. Did you leave it behind? I brought it home with me in case someone did and I can meet up with you (Dublin) or maybe send it back? If not, I'll hand it into lost and found at Talent Garden in a couple of weeks. I'll let them know in the mean time.
Congrats to the following teams for winning People's Choice, and two of the games won were table top games, pretty awesome:
Here are a few photos taken by Mick, if there's any to share, please send them on, or share your Google Photos album, if you are using it.
We might have another GameCraft in December, a jam to end the year and a good excuse to practice for Global Game Jam in January. 😉
If we are, you can find updates in the following places:
If you have tweets from the day to include in this moment, just ping me to include it in our Twitter Moments.