Archive for January, 2012

Streaming video from UMBC Global Game Jam

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

We have a streaming feed from the Global Game Jam at UMBC at

Check it out!

Global Game Jam underway

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Participants at Global Game Jam 2012 at UMBC listening to the keynote presentations…

Microsoft at UMBC Global Game Jam

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Microsoft is offering a great incentive for Global Game Jam teams at UMBC who make a Windows Phone game this weekend: a Windows Phone. Come early Friday (at 4pm) to UMBC ENG 005 to see a pre-jam demo on developing Windows Phone games. There will be a Microsoft representative on site this weekend to help you out if you have problems, and any team that makes a Windows Phone game gets a free phone!

Or sign up online and come at 5pm for any of the other ways of developing game jam games: Microsoft XNA Game Studio, Flash, Unity (free Pro trial available for game jammers), GameMaker (free HTML 5 version for game jammers), or any other freely available game development tools.

Get Ready for Global Game Jam 2012

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

To help everyone get ready for Global Game Jam 2012 this weekend, here’s a shout-out video from around the world. UMBC is at about the 4:36 mark.