During the 48-hour free game jam artists, audio engineers, designers, writers, producers, and programmers work together in small teams to make videogames and compete for prizes. The GGJ is the world's largest game jam event and brings together thousands of game enthusiasts participating through many local jams around the world. GGJ is a project of the International Game Developers Association.
The event is open to participants who are 18 or older. Experienced game developers, hobbyists, students and novices are invited. The Harrisburg University GGJ activities will be managed by Charles Palmer, Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies (CAELT) and Anthony Ortega, production manager at the CAELT.
For additional information, email Charles Palmer at cpalmer@harrisburgU.edu or call 717.901.5127. RSVP to the event online at http://globalgamejam.org/
Harrisburg University is an ideal host site for the GGJ as it is the only higher education institution in Central Pennsylvania to offer an academic program in video game design, development according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the event. The University’s location at 326 Market Street in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Free parking is available on the street. Additional parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/
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For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email Connect@HarrisburgU.edu.
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Foundedd in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’