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Albany IGDA - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

SUNY Campus Rd.
Albany, NY

Building Name: 
Campus Center 375
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Mark Abrams
Contact Email: 
markabrams@1stplayable.com
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
5.00 USD
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
9am - Midnight
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Computer Labs available. WiFi network and small conference rooms available. Pre/Post Jam large conference room. We expect to be supporting board game development this year as well. Join us on Facebook.

Early Bird Registration (Before Jan 23rd) : $5.00
Standard Registration (Jan 24th - Jan 27th) : $10.00
Walk-ins (After Jan 27th) : $15.00

Make your payments online at the IGDA Albany Chapter web page

Some of the Software available at our site:

The full list of software available in the campus labs is on the SUNY Albany ITS site.

Having trouble making Albany your GGJ site? Follow these steps.

  1. Sign up.
  2. At the top of the main page http://globalgamejam.org/ select the 'Create New Account' link to create your user account.

  3. Log-in to your account.
  4. Select the 'Edit' tab.
  5. Select the 'Profile' tab.
  6. You should now see options to identify your skills and a drop down list to select your site.

  7. Select 'USA - New York - Albany - Albany IGDA' as your site.

View a documentary of the Albany site 2010 Game Jam

Enitiative Game Jam - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

School of Business
Dept. of Computer & Information Technology
Charlton Hall, Room 227
Morrisville State College
Morrisville, NY 13408

Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Richard Marcoux
Contact Email: 
marcourp@morrisville.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
$10
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Security: 
This site has onsite security
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

Department of Interactive Games and Media - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Company or Institution name: 
Rochester Institute of Technology
Contact Name: 
David I. Schwartz
Location Information
Address: 

GCCIS-70
152 Lomb Memorial Drive

Building Name: 
B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
none
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: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

New York University Game Center - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Company or Institution name: 
New York University Game Center
Contact Name: 
Jesper Juul
Location Information
Address: 

721 Broadway
New York NY 10003

Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
0
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
Closed between midnight and 8 am. Lots of 24-hour diners nearby!
Internet Access: 
Internet access available
IT tools: 
Site provides no particular game development or software tools to jammers
food: 
Have access to coffee/beverages and food in close vicinity
Security: 
No security available
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

As of January 19 at 4pm, the NYU Game Jam is now full. Thanks for signing up!
We will be sending out informational emails shortly.

A few important details and an event schedule follow. Please let us know if you have any questions, and also, do let us know if you've decided *not* to attend as the event is filling up fast and we want to make sure to include everyone we can.

NYU GGJ Schedule:

Friday, January 29
4:00 p.m. Sign-in starts. Come to 721 Broadway, 9th floor, and let us know you're here.
5:00 Official local kickoff talk by NYU Game Center Director Frank Lantz; overview of jam logistics
5:30 Official GGJ kickoff talk by Ste Curran of Zöe Mode and the popular One Life Left podcast
6:00 Brainstorming exercise (flushes out game ideas, helps people form teams)
7:00 Groups formed and are off and running with their game development work
11:00 Building closes (those who wish to continue jamming should migrate to other venues together)

Saturday, January 30
9:00 a.m. Doors open for jammers
11:00 a.m. Teams must have their game teams and individual IDs set up on GGJ global site
noon-2 Pizza lunch provided!
11:00 p.m. Building closes

Sunday, January 31
9:00 a.m. Doors open for jammers
noon-2 Pizza lunch provided!
3:00 p.m. Jammers must upload their final game to the GGJ site
5:00 Demos of final games and vote on local awards (includes invited local IGDA community and also those orphaned for the weekend by the Jam (e.g. friends and family))

Albany IGDA Chapter - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
david allen
Location Information
Address: 

SUNY Albany
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

Please see Location Website for map and directions.

Building Name: 
Campus Center
Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
$5.00 if pre-registered by January 24th, $7.00 at the door
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
9am - 12pm
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

Enitiative Game Jam - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Company or Institution name: 
Morrisville State College
Contact Name: 
Richard Marcoux
Location Information
Address: 

Morrisville State College

Building Name: 
Charlton Hall, 2nd floor
Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
$10 (includes T-shirt)
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: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

There are a limited number of scholarships to cover food and lodging for out-of-town participants.

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