This jam is now over. It ran from 2022-07-16 09:00:00 to 2022-07-23 15:00:00. View 8 entries

Hi folks, it’s jam time again! We are going to run a hybrid event: both virtual and venue based participation. We can’t wait to bring you our first in-person compatible jam since 2020! This event will also be part of the Wild Galway Games Initiative from Ardán and Galway City Council, look out for their theme on the day!

Theme: Wild

Ardán Theme: Wild Galway

Jammers who choose the Wild Galway theme will have their games included in the Wild Galway Games Initiative.

When

Carve these dates out of your calendar:

  • Day 1: Saturday 16th July - 10am - 6pm
    • Event information, Team formation
  • Day 2: Saturday 23rd July - 10am - 6pm (4pm submission)

Where

Venue Description

We will be using the Portershed’s latest facility at Bowling Green, located in the heart of Galway city.

Here we will have access to an event space which contains desks, chairs, power and internet. So, please bring your own computer/laptop and cables. There are a few small booths available for use, including a sound treated streaming booth (a dream for you audio folks who like to record bespoke sounds and Voice Overs on the day!).

We will be streaming from the venue to our Twitch channel during the event, and a large screen will showcase our virtual jammers and stream right in the space. Hopefully we can collide the seperate worlds of the hybrid jam together even more for this one.

Facilities:

  • Kitchen area with tea/coffee making facility
  • Accessible unisex toilets
  • Open plan event area with natural light, internet and power (please bring your own laptop/computer + cables)
  • Large screen in event area (used for presentation/showcase and live-stream)
  • Whiteboards
  • Individual meeting booths (talk with your remote team members)
  • Sound-treated streaming booth (to host Galway Game Jam live-stream, but we can vacate during breaks to facilitate game audio recordings)
  • Centrally located near restaurants, cafés and convenience stores.
  • Car Parking available beside venue (pay-by-hour, no guarantee of free spaces)

Rules & Requirements

Code of conduct: https://galwaygamejam.com/code-of-conduct

Covid restrictions: In-person jammers, please take an Covid-19 antigen test on the morning of the jam. If your test result is positive, do not attend the venue. You are very much welcome to participate remotely, see links above for details and links.

Contact: We will provide stickers to attendees to indicate the level of contact they are happy with in a traffic-light system. Red = no contact. Yellow = Hand contact is okay. Green = Full contact is okay. If you are unsure, please ask!

Photography: If you wish to be excluded from photography please wear the no-photo badge/sticker provided. There will be some photography at the event for internal use by Ardán, as well as some photography for promotional use on social media and website by Galway Game Jam. 

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Submissions(8)

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A game where you set sail down the Corrib trying to avoid serpents, swans and Mermaids
Adventure
Raccoons and Ghosts
Platformer
Galway Game Jam 19 entry by The Lazy Poodle Men
Platformer
A card-based puzzle game for Galway Game Jam 2022
Puzzle
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GalwayGJ19 Submission
Racing
A game about Medusa having a bad hair day.
player is a triangle and playing the game nice!
Shooter