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
Hey folks, There is an incredible bargin right now for anyone getting into gamedev. https://www.humblebundle.com/gamemaker-bundle Do yourself a favour and pick it up! If you needed some encouragement, here’s a few words from Galway game devs in a random sort of quote thing: Benjy Bates of Hot Cereal said this when he shared it: You… Continue reading Humble GameMaker Bundle: Get Pro & Export Modules for only $15!
And the theme is… Charge!
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Learn to make games, by making a game! Starting this Saturday is a 3 day course, spread over 3 weeks. Each Saturday will introduce a new aspect of Game Development were you will make assets using freely available tools. You’ll need to bring along a laptop or computer (one with good specs if possible) and… Continue reading Gamedev workshops with local gamedevs
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
So, that was fun! Initially we were expecting 8 or 9 people, 30 turned up in the end. We had 1 person who had to leave and 3 more who joined throughout the course of the event. I enjoy the game dev tradition of post mortems on game releases, so why not do one for… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 5 Post Mortem
Make a game in a weekend! This one is a 48 hour event! Join a team or work solo. Learn stuff, meet people, make games, have fun! **When:** 6pm Friday 1st April until 6pm Sunday 3rd of April. **Where:** Aras na Mac Lienn (Student Societies building), NUIG **Tickets:** €5 online or €6 at the door.… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 5
We’ve plans for another game jam in place. Our last one wasn’t so hot on numbers so this time we’re getting a little hype train going. Before we get started on the hype train we need to build the tracks. Join us and sign up at the link below! [http://j.mp/GalwayGameJamNews](http://j.mp/GalwayGameJamNews) Let’s make the next one… Continue reading Sign up to our shiny new newsletter!
We’re already thinking about the next game jam! If you jammed at the Global Game Jam and had the craic, or missed out and want to know more, keep tuned to our site and follow us on social media for updates on our game jam, or other local jams. Galway Game Jam 5 will be… Continue reading The Next Galway Game Jam
Hey folks! This weekend Pulse College Galway are taking on the role of jam site for the Global Game Jam! Just like last year, thanks for putting this on guys! Here’s the jam site list for Ireland (so far): Galway Pulse College Galway: [http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/pulse-college-galway](http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/pulse-college-galway) Dublin Griffith College: [http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/griffith-college-dublin-hosted-microsoft-ireland](http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/griffith-college-dublin-hosted-microsoft-ireland) Pulse College Dublin: [http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/pulse-college-dublin](http://globalgamejam.org/2016/jam-sites/pulse-college-dublin) Carlow IT Carlow:… Continue reading Global Game Jam 2016
Get your ticket on eventbrite here [http://bit.ly/GalwayGameJam4](http://bit.ly/GalwayGameJam4) [@GalwayGameJam](https://twitter.com/GalwayGameJam)
Make a game prototype in a weekend. Join a team or work solo. Get to meet other game developers, learn stuff and make stuff. We’ll showcase your creations on our website. Bring your own laptop/game making equipment and anyone you know who likes game jams! When: Friday 9pm-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-5pm Where: The View… Continue reading Galway Game Jam 4 #GalwayGJ4
We’re hosting a game jam in association with Compsoc NUIGalway from Friday 6th to Sunday 9th. Check back soon for more details.