#FGJX is a game development event run in connection to Global Game Jam. #FGJX is arranged on 26th – 28th of January 2018 as a part of Global Game Jam. With various different #FGJX locations, Finland is celebrating the 10th Global Game Jam in 2018! 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.
How to organize a #FGJX location?
If you are interested in running your own Global Game Jam site in Finland, you can register your location on the Global Game Jam site. Our regional organizer, Annakaisa Kultima, will be in contact!
Team of #FGJX will be helping organizers in Finland:
GGJ Regional organizer for Finland: Annakaisa Kultima
FGJ TV team (our streams and av content): Teemu Kokkonen
FGJ Eventbrite registrations and PR team: Kati Alha
FGJ Sponsor team: Tatu Laine
FGJ Graphics team: Jonne Harja
The entire #FGJX organizer community consists of over 100 volunteers making the biggest GGJ-country (Finland!) the best it can be. Join the community!
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 #FGJX?
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 #FGJX, 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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