I was going to ask this in private but then i thought i'd leave it here for anyone else who's wondering about this.
From what i understand so far, this even will feature two major game engines: unity3d and unreal engine 4. For unity3d, the required specs are very good and it can run onmost outdated machines just fine. It can even run on some windows based tablets. There's no problem there.
As for UE4 however, the story is different. Minimum specs are a bit more demanding, also, for people who have a macbook or something, it's sluggish and really slow to run, let alone use and develop on.
So, my point is this: for convenience and portability, a laptop is the natural thing to bring to the jam, however, i doubt that most people are rocking a high end ROG, razer or alienware that can smoothly run UE4. I was considering bringing my pc, either attaching my own monitor to its side with a simple hack and have it become semi-portable or, if provided with a screen, bring the tower alone. However, i have no idea about the logistics and organizational viability of this idea. If every person brought their pc, would that be ok? Or is it something we'll have to deal with on our own?
Again, i'm just asking because i want to know if it's just my problem or if this is something that needs to be addressed.
Anyway, sorry for the annoyance
Thank you for your time and keep up the great work
I know it's not required to use any specific game engine, i'm just asking about the viability of bringing PCs vs Laptops :D