#FGJ19 is a game development event run in connection to Global Game Jam. #FGJ19 is arranged on 25th – 27th of January 2019 as a part of Global Game Jam. With various different #FGJ19 locations, Finland is celebrating the 11th Global Game Jam in 2019! To hear the latest updates, follow this page and our other channels:
How to join?
Participation requires registration through our Eventbrite page – each location has their own registration. All of the locations are different, contact your local organizer if you need more info.
What is a game jam?
A game jam brings together all types of game developers, amateurs, professionals and students to innovate new games in a single weekend or a similar short time span. Typically participants work in small teams, racing to produce as complete a game as possible with limited time and resources, but unlimited creativity.
What is Global Game Jam?
Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations in every January. In 2017, jammers in 700 locations in 95 countries created over 7000 games.
What is Finnish Game Jam and #FGJ19?
Finnish Game Jam ry (FGJ) is a registered association founded to organize game jam events in Finland. Our main event is our annual game development event, which is part of the Global Game Jam (GGJ). This year’s event is called #FGJ19, and comprises of several game jam locations organized all around Finland. In #FGJ17, we had 22 locations, 888 jammers and 222 games created in one weekend!
Global Game Jam, regional organizer for Finland
Finnish Game Jam, president
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