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Spartasoft MSU - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Room 246
Communication Arts & Sciences Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Building Name: 
Communication Arts & Sciences
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Jon Moore
Contact Email: 
moorej89@msu.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

_IGM_: Department of Interactive Games & Media, RIT - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Department of Interactive Games & Media
College of Computing & Information Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY 14623

Building Name: 
Golisano-Bldg 70
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
David I. Schwartz
Contact Email: 
dis@mail.rit.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
hours: 
Fri 5PM-Sun 5PM
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

We can support up to 30 participants. We now having staffing to support all 48 hours. Please see http://igm.rit.edu/globalgamejam for our schedule (which doesn't reflect the 48 hrs yet) and more information.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

WPI
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609

Building Name: 
Fuller Laboratories
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Matthew Lyon
Contact Email: 
mlyon@wpi.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
none
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available

Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

5 Cambridge Center
3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Building Name: 
5 Cambridge Center
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Rik Eberhardt
Contact Email: 
reberhar@mit.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
0
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
Friday & Saturday: 9am-midnight, Sunday: 9am-5pm
Security: 
This site has onsite security
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

NYU Game Center - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

721 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York City, NY 10003

Building Name: 
Tisch School of the Arts Buliding
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Dylan McKenzie
Contact Email: 
gamecenter@nyu.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
None
48hours: 
Site is not open for the entire 48 hours
hours: 
Building closes at 12:00AM & opens at 8AM.
Security: 
This site has onsite security
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

Registration opens at 3:30PM. Speaker at 4:30. Keynote at 5PM.

About the Game Center: The NYU Game Center, established in 2008, is an independent, multi-school center for the research, design, and development of digital games. The Center is housed at the Tisch School in the Skirball Center for New Media and is a collaboration with NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and Tisch School of the Arts. Its goal is to incubate new ideas, create partnerships, and establish a multi-school curriculum to explore new directions for the creative development and critical understanding of games. In so doing the Game Center will help establish New York City as a place of innovation and creativity in this important field.

Madison Global Game Jam - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Third Floor Teaching Lab
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 N Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715

Building Name: 
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Kevin Harris
Contact Email: 
klharris2@wisc.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: 

Limited to 50 people.
Twitter: http://twitter.com/madisonggj #madisonggj

Georgia SPSU - [2011 site]

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Location Information
Address: 

Atrium (J) Building
Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 S Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060

Building Name: 
Atrium Building (J)
Jam Organizer Information
Contact Name: 
Jon Preston
Contact Email: 
jpreston@spsu.edu
Jam Logistics
Entrance Fee: 
25
48hours: 
Site will remain open for entire 48 hours
Security: 
No security available
IT tools: 
Provide specialized game development tools, or licenses for participating jammers
Auditorium space: 
Have auditorium space available
Notes: 

We'll provide many labs and empty rooms with tables, power, and sleeping area to set up tents. We will also provide 60+ computers with game dev software but encourage jammers to bring their own rigs. This will be our 5th jam (3rd GGJ) and we provide snacks/drinks/food throughout. We're also combining many jam sites from Georgia into one huge jam and hoping to see 200+ attendees. Come be a part of history as we host the largest jam in Georgia!

We will also have space to sleep (bring a sleeping bag and/or tent) and also have some dorm-style rooms for even more privacy and private showers/baths (additional $22/night).

Registration fee is encouraged early to guarantee a spot and this fee covers all food for the weekend. We also have free bags of swag and tshirts provided to all participants.

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.

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