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Triangle Game Jam

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Jam Site Information
Address: 

Joystick Labs
334 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701

Building Name: 
American Underground (http://www.americanunderground.com/)
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Michael Noland
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Who can participate: 
Anyone
Age restrictions: 
18+
Available tools or technology: 
Internet access, SVN repository
Security: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

North Carolina's Triangle area has hosted a location for every Global Game Jam, as well as an independent jam group that has been going since 2007.

Check out TriangleGameJam.com for more information on this jam and past jams in the area.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Jam Site Information
Address: 

Woodward Hall (corner of Cameron Blvd. and Craver Road)
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

Building Name: 
Woodward Hall 135
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Andrew Messick
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Who can participate: 
Anyone
Age restrictions: 
This site is open to anyone subject only to local age restrictions
Security: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

TopFloorStudio - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

58 1/2 N. Lexington Ave.

Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Brett A McCall
Contact Email: 
brett@greatestultimate.com
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
0
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
Fri 6p-10p, Sat 9a-9p, Sun 10a-5p
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Site provides no particular game development or software tools to jammers
Auditorium space: 
No space available
Notes: 

Asheville Game Jam is this weekend, January 28th - January 30th. Orientation is January 28th Friday, 630p at TopFloorStudio (http://www.topfloorstudio.com/directions). This is the 48 Hour Film Festival of game development. Our Game Jam is for all types of games and is OPEN TO EVERYONE including surrounding region. ESPECIALLY, high school/college students/teachers, WE WANT YOU to come make your game!!
This note from GGJ HQ: "the only hard-and-fast deadline is Sunday 3pm local time when you should start uploading"
Both computer based games and non-computer based games are accepted into the GlobalGameJam for the first time in 2011!!!

What to bring:
+Creative Ideas
+Any Gamemaking Tools
+Games that you LOVE {{no not to play them, but moreso to experiment with the dynamics that make them work}}
+Water, snacks, etc..
+Prescription Meds (if needed)
+YOUR COMPUTER!!! TopFloorStudio will NOT be providing computers to work on. So, if you intend to build a computer based game you will need your own machine!


Friday
6:00p-6:30p REGISTRATION at TopFloorStudio (http://topfloorstudio.com/directions)
6:30p-7:00p ORIENTATION/IDEATION
7:00p-7:15p KEYNOTE ADDRESS
QUESTIONS & BREAK
8:00p THE JAM BEGINS IN ASHEVILLE!!!!
?:?? CLOSING OF TOPFLOORSTUDIO

Saturday
TBA OPENING OF TOPFLOORSTUDIO
11:30a - LUNCH provided by Asheville Pizza Company!!
??:?? - PLAYTESTING!!
TBA CLOSING OF TOPFLOORSTUDIO

Sunday
TBA OPENING OF TOPFLOORSTUDIO
??:?? PLAYTESTING!! Round 2
11:30a LUNCH provided by Asheville Pizza Company!!
3:00p Start Uploading Games to GGJ site!
5:00p CLOSING OF TOPFLOORSTUDIO
5:30p-7:00p CLOSING CEREMONY at ArcadeAsheville (http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001312055182&ref=ts)


GET YOUR GAME ON!!

The Triangle - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Joystick Labs
334 Blackwell St. Suite B001
Durham NC 27701

Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Michael Lee
Contact Email: 
mike@ludoko.com
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

UNC Charlotte - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Woodward Hall (corner of Cameron Blvd. and Craver Road)
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

Building Name: 
Woodward Hall
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Katelyn Doran
Contact Email: 
doran.katelyn@gmail.com
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
Site will be closed from 10pm - 9am each day.
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: 

This will be our third year hosting the Global Game Jam at UNC Charlotte. A partnership between UNC Charlotte, the College of Computing and Informatics, Gamers' Alliance, and the Game Design and Development program has allowed us to bring the Global Game Jam to the Charlotte area yet again. Details are still in the works, including web site information.

NEWS:

1/22/2011: A PDF is attached below that includes our site timeline as well as site rules and expectations. This document may be changed as we get closer to the actual event. Also, in order to adhere to policies set by our University as well as to ensure everyone's safety and security, we will not operate as a 48-hour site this year.

Triangle Game Developers - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Michael Lee
Location Information
Address: 

Icarus Studios
201 James Jackson Avenue
Cary, NC 27513

Building Name: 
Icarus Studios
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: 
This site has onsite security
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Please remember to register at the following url: http://tinyurl.com/triangleggj

Spaces are limited and registration is done on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Gamers' Alliance - [2010 site]

Global Game Jam 2010 Participating Jam Site

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Organizer Information
Company or Institution name: 
UNC Charlotte
Contact Name: 
Michael Youngblood
Location Information
Address: 

Woodward Hall
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Building Name: 
Woodward Hall
Jam logistics
Entrace Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Internet Access: 
Internet access available
IT tools: 
Site provides no particular game development or software tools to jammers
food: 
No access to food
Security: 
No security available
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

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