IGDATC Feb 2012: Global Game Jam 2012 Recap and Play Party

Posted by IGDA Twin Cities on February 3, 2012


Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CT)
Hosted at The Nerdery
Bloomington, United States

The 2012 Global Game Jam ended up with 244 sites in 48 countries hosting almost 11,000 participants.  Nearly 2,300 games were created.  IGDATC did it’s part with 27 participants and 11 game projects.

Come and hear a recap of the GGJ event and experience, and brief post-mortems from the IGDATC GGJ teams.  Then, play and rate some of the 2300 games to help find the gems.

Bring laptops, smartphones, ipads (and a PS3 or 360 controller if you’ve used it with a laptop before.)  We’ll also have a selection of the board games ready to play in the cafeteria.

6:00 Pizza and Soda – Thanks to the Nerdery
6:30 GGJ 2012 Recap and quick post-mortems from IGDATC teams
7:30 GGJ Play Party – Play and rate 2300 video and board games, note your favorites
8:50 Review favorites and adjourn
We’ll be heading to Joe Sensers in Bloomington after the event.

Please register so we get an accurate count for the pizza order.

Direct Link to Eventbrite Event


  • grid

    February 7, 2012 at 10:00 am

    Getting really excited for this!

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  • grid

    February 14, 2012 at 1:55 am

    Here’s my recap of all the board games I went through when picking games for us to play at this event. Global Game Jam Board Game Rundown

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