Hey folks! Galway Game Jam presents Global Game Jam 2023, from Portershed a Dó, Market Street, Galway! Global Game Jam Make some fun! Click the link below to view the Galway jam-site details and register as a jammer. To register, create a new user account on the globalgamejam.org website. Global Game Jam have their own… Continue reading Global Game Jam 2023 Registration Open
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!
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
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
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
Huge thanks to everyone who came to Galway Game Jam 10 last weekend. As always, it’s amazing to see the imagination and creativity in the local Game Development community. The theme was “Extinction and/or Insomnia” and there were a lot of different interpretations of the theme in the entries. Most games made at the jam… Continue reading Post Galway Game Jam 10 Update
Galway Game Jam 10 is happening at the PorterShed, Galway 16-17 June 2018. The event starts at 0900 16 June. We’re running a 24 hour jam this time, with a break overnight in between. We will probably use the last hour as a showcase (2000-2100 on Sunday). Join us and make a game in a… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 10
Galway Game Jam 9 is happening at the PorterShed, Galway 10-11 March 2018. The event starts at 0900 10 March. It’s also our 5th Birthday Party! So they might be cake, that might also be a lie. You’ll have to attend to jam to find out. We’re running a 24 hour jam this time, with… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 9!
Make a game in a 12 hour jam! Make games. Learn stuff. Meet people interested in game development and have fun! Book Now This gamejam we’ll be changing up a few small things in the hopes of making an even more enjoyable jam. We’ll have some food later in the event as always –… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 8
And the theme is… Charge!
The third Galway Game Jam of 2016 is here! On August 27th we’ll be hosting a jam in The PorterShed, Galway’s newest tech innovation hub. PorterShed is a recently renovated open plan workspace with lots of natural light and awesome facilities. Parking will be available at the venue. It’s located right in the city centre… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 7
Make a game in our [updated] 12 hour jam this 18th June! GameCraft is a games jam event designed around building the gaming community. We aim to create events which allow game-makers to meet, share ideas, have fun, compete for prizes and most importantly make games! Connect, Create, Collaborate. Join a team or work solo.… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 6