Hi folks, it’s jam time again! We are going to run yet another hybrid game-making event after the success of our previous hybrid jam. Thanks to support from Ardán and GTC for helping us put together another venue-based jam. [Update for Day 2]Super thanks to GameCraft (supported by Coding Grace) for sponsoring our post-jam drinks and food. This is… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 20 – “Propinquity”
Hi folks, it’s nearly 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… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 19 – HYBRID JAM!
Hi folks, it’s time for Global Game Jam, to largest game jam event in the world! Join us online and make a game over a weekend! It can be a computer game, board game, card game, table top game, social game, it’s up to you! Registration open! Registration and details here:https://globalgamejam.org/2022/jam-sites/galway Theme Reveal Jammers (you!)… Continue reading Global Game Jam 2022 in Galway!
10:00 is Sophia Impetus with “How to turn Concepts into Designs”,
11:00 is Dr. Sam Redfern (Psychic Software) with “Building your GameDev Inventory”
12:00 is Live development followed by break,
13:00 is Alastair Low (Lowtek Games) with “Accessibility and Dislectek”,
14:00 is Leela Colins (run.design) with “Organised fun @ NIGD”,
15:00 is Jupiter Hadley with “Making a good first impression”
16:00 is Live development followed by break,
17:00 is Jammer end of day progress update and playtests
18:00 we Wrap up the livestream
Make a game throughout the month of November! On the last Saturday of the month (27th) we will run a showcase livestream on our Galway Game Jam discord server where we will play everyones jam creations. Join the jam on itch.io: https://itch.io/jam/galwaygamejam18 Join the discord server: https://discord.gg/S5YtdKMU7R Discuss the jam in our #galwaygamejam18 channel and… Continue reading November Slow Jam! – Galway Game Jam 18
We are hosting a virtual gamejam event on split over two weekends in June. Assistance will be provided to ensure everyone can get up an running for the event. If you have any technical questions please reach out and we will do our best to help you get set up for the jam! Theme announcement… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 17 – Virtual Jam
Register at https://globalgamejam.org/2021/jam-sites/galway Livestream: https://www.twitch.tv/galwaygamejam
We are hosting a virtual gamejam event on split over two weekends in December. Assistance will be provided to ensure everyone can get up an running for the event. If you have any technical questions please reach out and we will do our best to help you get set up for the jam! Theme announcement… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 16 – Virtual Jam!
Our community Discord server will host virtual 1GAM Galway meetups. 1GAM Galway is a monthly game-maker enthusiast meetup. What is 1GAM Galway? 1GAM is an acronym for One Game A Month which references the personal challenge of the same name. Over time our meetup has evolved it’s scope as a more general game-makers meetup, sometimes… Continue reading 1GAM Galway and Galway Game Jam
Hi folks, Galway Game Jam is hosting a schedule of virtual meetups during the week. We will be running them from our Discord server. Check the sidebar for a link, and say hi. The schedule will be updated throughout the week, with games, times and links to game pages and downloads etc. I’ll be managing… Continue reading Virtual Gatherings to have the craic during Social Distancing
48 hour gamejam from Jan 31st to Feb 2nd, at PorterShed, Galway. Please register your place here: https://globalgamejam.org/2020/jam-sites/galway-ireland Click Join This Jam Site and follow the instructions to create an account if you have not already. Event details are provided at the jam-site page.
Thanks again to everyone for making Galway Game Jam 15 possible. It was a cozy little jam and we are delighted with the results. We were very impressed by the professionalism shown by the film students from GMIT while undertaking their observational documentary project, from initial meetings setting up the project, through to execution over… Continue reading Complete! Galway Game Jam 15 done, games are up!
This two-day game jam will be taking place in Galway, a city along the Atlantic coast of Ireland, during the growing wintery darkness of November. It’s okay, we have hot beverages and donuts to keep you warm and cozy as you create weird and wonderful games! Dates: Sat 23rd November Sun 24th November Admission: €10… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 15
A 2-day game making event. Attempt to make a game or prototype in a super short timeframe. This game making even aims to be a creative, collaborative and welcoming event. We are open to people of all levels of experience and welcome different types of games; video games, board games, card games, table top games… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 14 – 2 day gamejam
A 2-day game making event. You and your team attempt to make a game or prototype in a super short timeframe. Open to all levels of experience from total beginner to gamedev pro. Organisers will assist team formation on the first day. When: June, Sat 15th & Sun 16th.Admission: €10Bookings: https://galwaygamejam.clr.events/event/128350:galway-game-jam-13Theme/Limitation: TBA – Please discuss!Start… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 13
Galway Game Jam 12 is coming! Venue PorterShed, Galway Date 30th March 2019 Start-End Times 9am-9pm Saturday Admission Free Reserve your place https://galwaygamejam12.eventbrite.ie Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/265358531027320 Theme / Limitation <currently being discussed on Discord> Challenge yourself to make something, learn new skills, meet people interested in game development and have fun! This game making… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 12 – 1 day jam, Sat 30th March
Thanks to the wonderful Kinley Raftery for making this delightful poster for us! We approached Kinley to make the poster because she was the natural choice. We love the sense of friendliness and coziness that comes through Kinley’s personal style, and want our gamejam to feel just as friendly and welcoming! Kinley is an illustrator… Continue reading Our Global Game Jam ’19 Poster!
Some folks in the game development community really wanted us to run a 48-hour event without closing times. In fact, they even volunteered to join the team in order to make it happen! We now have the green light for a 48-hour event! Huge thanks to the all-nighter volunteer team for taking this responsibility on… Continue reading Global Game Jam – Closing Times Extended!
We’re teaming up with Mind Cauldron to keep Global Game Jam in Galway! It will be taking place January 25-17, at the PorterShed Galway.
Galway Game Jam 11 is coming! Venue PorterShed, Galway Date 22-23 September 2018 Start-End Times 9am Sat – 9pm Sun Admission Free Reserve your place https://www.eventbrite.com/e/galway-game-jam-11-tickets-50316106830 Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/2275983909296340/ The event starts at 0900. This event is 24 hours long, split into two days. 9am-9pm Saturday, 9am-9pm Sunday. We plan to use the final… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 11