University of Denver
This Global Game Jam site is set up in collaboration with the Colorado Game Developers Association
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.
downloadable parking map:
live parking map served by Google:
restaurants within walking distance:
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
Python + Pygame (http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml)
Java (Mac OS most recent should be sufficient)
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)
Inkscape (http://inkscape.org/ free)
Adobe CS 4 or newer, including Flash.
For Windows on the two dual boot machines in Leo Block studio
Python + Pygame (http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml)(free)
GameMaker Lite 8.1 (http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/windows)(free)
Microsoft Design Studio (if free)