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
Our Global Game Jam ’19 Poster!
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!
Global Game Jam – Closing Times Extended!
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!
Global Game Jam ’19 at PorterShed, Galway
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
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
Post Galway Game Jam 10 Update
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
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!
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!
Galway Game Jam 8
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
Humble GameMaker Bundle: Get Pro & Export Modules for only $15!
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!
Galway Game Jam 7 Theme Announcement
And the theme is… Charge!
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Gamedev workshops with local gamedevs
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
Galway Game Jam 7
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
Galway Game Jam 6
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
Galway Game Jam 5 Post Mortem
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
Galway Game Jam 5
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
Sign up to our shiny new newsletter!
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!
The Next Galway Game Jam
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
Global Game Jam 2016
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