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Jam Site Information
Address: 

University of Denver
Shwayder Art Building
2121 E Asbury Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80208

http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps/index.html?mpType=0&mrkID=28

Building Name: 
Shwayder Art Building, C3 Studios on the third floor
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Rafael Fajardo
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Who can participate: 
This site is open to anyone
Age restrictions: 
none
Available tools or technology: 
see note below for detail of what we can provide
Security: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

This site is hosted by the Electronic Media Arts & Design, Digital Media Studies, and Game Development degree programs at the University of Denver.

This Global Game Jam site is set up in collaboration with the Colorado Game Developers Association
http://www.coloradogamedev.org/

Our site is located convenient to RTD light-rail, University Station.

Participants need to be registered through the GGJ site and associated with our location by January 17, 2012 in order to request of a parking pass. We won't be able to accommodate any requests for parking passes after this date.

location map:
http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps.html?mpType=0&mrkID=28

downloadable parking map:
http://www.du.edu/media/documents/maps/parkingMap.pdf

live parking map served by Google:
Lot L:
http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps/index.html?mpType=1&mrkID=34

Lot 316:
http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps/index.html?mpType=1&mrkID=21

restaurants within walking distance:
http://maps.google.com/maps?near=2121+E+Asbury+Ave,+Denver,+CO+80210&geo...

We will have access to:
>"The Nexus" a lab/classroom with 15 Mac OS towers with room for another fifteen people who would bring their own laptops (or other gear) and pervasive electrical outlets.
>"Leo Block Studio" an open space with 10 Mac Minis, two are outfitted with capacity to dual boot into Windows, with room for another eight people who would bring their own laptops or gear and pervasive electrical outlets.
>"The Cloud" a flexible configurable space with tables and seating for 25 with pervasive electrical outlets.
>"The Lab" a flexible space with workbenches and seating for 15 with pervasive electrical outlets.
>"The Hypercube" a flexible space where we will screen the keynote address, pitches, and final presentations.

We have access to the following development tools for the purposes
of Global Game Jam 2012:
For Mac OS
X-11 & Developer tools
Quartz Composer
Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/)(free)
Processing (http://www.processing.org/)(free)
Python + Pygame (http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml)
Java (Mac OS most recent should be sufficient)
Greenfoot (http://greenfoot.org/)(free)
Lua 5.1 (http://www.lua.org/download.html)(free)
Love 2D Game Engine (http://love2d.org/)(free)
(NB. both link up to Codea for iPad http://twolivesleft.com/Codea/)
GameSalad Creator Basic (http://gamesalad.com/products)(free)
GameMaker Lite (v.7) for MacOS (http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/mac)(free)
Unity 3D (http://unity3d.com/unity/download/)(free)
Stencyl (http://www.stencyl.com)(free)
Pixen (https://github.com/philippec/Pixen)
Paintbrush (http://paintbrush.sourceforge.net/)
Scribbles (http://www.atebits.com/scribbles/)
Inkscape (http://inkscape.org/ free)
Scribus (http://scribus.net/canvas/Scribus)(free)
Adobe CS 4 or newer, including Flash.

For Windows on the two dual boot machines in Leo Block studio
Windows versions.
Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/)(free)
Processing (http://www.processing.org/)(free)
Python + Pygame (http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml)(free)
Greenfoot (http://greenfoot.org/)(free)
GameMaker Lite 8.1 (http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/windows)(free)
Microsoft Design Studio (if free)
Microsoft Silverlight(free)

University of Denver - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

University of Denver
Shwayder Art Building
2121 E Asbury Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80208

http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps.html?mpType=0&mrkID=28

Building Name: 
Shwayder Art Building, C3 Studios on the third floor
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Rafael Fajardo
Contact Email: 
rfajardo@du.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Security: 
This site has onsite security
IT tools: 
Site provides no particular game development or software tools to jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Our site is located convenient to light-rail.

Participants need to be registered through the GGJ site and associated with our location by January 21, 2010 in order to be assured of a parking pass.

location map:
http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps.html?mpType=0&mrkID=28

parking map:
http://www.du.edu/utilities/maps.html?mpType=1&mrkID=20

restaurants within walking distance:
http://maps.google.com/maps?near=2121+E+Asbury+Ave,+Denver,+CO+80210&geo...

University of Denver - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Company or Institution name: 
University of Denver
Contact Name: 
Rafael Fajardo
Location Information
Address: 

University of Denver
John Green Hall
2360 S Gaylord St
Denver, CO 80208

Building Name: 
John Green Hall
Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
0.00
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Internet Access: 
Internet access available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
food: 
Have access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity
Security: 
No security available
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Our ustream channel with recorded clips from the 2010 event can be found at:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/globalgamejam2010-denver

This Global Game Jam site is set up in collaboration with the Colorado Game Developers Association
http://www.coloradogamedev.org/

We received generous food and facilities sponsorship from the Game Development degree program and the Computer Science department of the University of Denver
http://cs.du.edu/node/141

We received generous donations of time and energy from our volunteers:
Erica Liszewski
Elizabeth Sanchez
Tisha Browder
Jeffrey Edgington
Mohammed Albow
Duncan McPherson
Scott Leutenegger
Chris Gautier-Dickey
Bill Depper
Samantha Oehlerking
and Jennifer Schneider, who didn't really know what she was getting herself into.

—RAF

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