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Friday, May 25, 2018 — 4:30 PM to Sunday, May 27, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT

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This event is an opportunity to MAKE games, explore new game ideas, and interact with fellow game-lovers in an exciting and relaxed environment. Learn something, teach something, make something, and play something!

You can try your hand at building your own games from scratch along with helpful advice and guidance from our GI mentors. - purchase your tickets here.

The event is a community-based effort to increase the total knowledge, experience, and ideas available to community members. Do you know something about games that may interest others? Then volunteer! We want to know what you know! 

Please visit our website for more information about the three events: https://uwaterloo.ca/games-institute/uwgame-jam.

Bring: Your own laptop, any supplies you might need  -- construction paper and markers provided in limited supply.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Tickets are $15 and purchased online via Shopify HERE (Shopify link will be available soon and we'll send an email once it's up!). Please note that both the online payment form AND this Eventbrite guest registration is necessary to attend this event. The cost of your ticket gives you access to the event, lunch on both days, and use of our equipment throughout the weekend.

Tentative Schedule (all in QNC 1502 unless otherwise noted):

Friday (the 25th):

  • 4:30 pm - Doors open / Registration begins. During this time, teams can form, chat, and brainstorm before things kick off.

  • 5:00 pm - Opening remarks + theme reveal!

  • 5:30 pm - Quiet space is available in QNC 2502.
  • 9:30 pm - Doors close.

Saturday (the 26th):

  • 9:00 am - Doors open. 

  • 9:30 am - Welcome back, reminder of available help. 

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch begins.

  • 2:30 pm - Check-in, mentors circulate.
  • 5:00 pm - Show & tell (optional: 2 minutes for each team to describe what they’re making).

  • 9:30 pm - Doors close.

Sunday (the 27th):

  • 9:00 am - Doors open.

  • 5:00 pm - Showcase/Jam awards.

  • 6:00 pm - Closing.

  • ~7pm - Join us for an after party at the Watchtower restaurant (280 Lester St, Unit #105) after the showcase! 
Cost 
$15 (covers he cost of food)
Location 
QNC - Quantum Nano Centre
1502
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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