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Global Game Jam: Home

Join us to participate in the Global Game Jam from January 27 - 31! This event will be held in Microsoft Teams and is open to all faculty, staff, and students at the University of Lethbridge. Whether you are a game creator, player, or would just like to flex your creative muscles, everyone is welcome. You will have the option of joining the main team, a team you have created yourself, or you may choose to create a game on your own. Continue scrolling down the page for more information on the schedule, guidelines, and resources.

Register now on the Global Game Jam website

Students at the University of Lethbridge must also click the following button in order to receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript.

Register now on the MyExperience platform

Global Game Jam Schedule

Day 1 : Wednesday, January 27

  • 5 - 6:30pm: Welcome/Keynote/Theme Reveal
  • 6:30 - 7pm: Group forming and ice breakers
  • 7pm - onwards: Teams start jamming

Day 2 : Thursday, January 28

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm: Check-in (as needed)
  • 1 - 4pm: Social/break out activity (Craft n’ Chill)
  • 4:30 - 5:30pm: Group pitches

Day 3 : Friday, January 29

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm: Check-in (as needed)
  • 1 - 2pm: Social/break out activity

Day 4 : Saturday, January 30

  • 10 - 11am: Group Check-in
  • 11am - 12pm: Social/break out activity

Day 5 : Sunday, January 31

  • 1 - 2pm: Game uploads to the GGJ website
  • 2 - 4pm: Short presentations
  • 4 - 4:30pm: Wrap-up