Arts, Culture & Music, Coding & Software Development

A facilitated discussion bringing together participants of the LEEDS 2023 GAME JAM event, and anyone who wants to see what was created!

 

About this event

LEEDS 2023 is hosting a 10-day GAME JAM! It’s time to test, collaborate and prototype some extraordinary new ideas.

Following on from our 10-day GAME JAM for this final session, we’re bringing together everyone that joined in with the LEEDS 2023 GAME JAM and anyone who wants to see what was created.

We’ll start by talking about the GAME JAM event and sharing some of what the teams got up to over the 10 days of making! Then it’s time to move on to the exciting bit and share the games! We’ll also have the 3 artists on hand to reflect on how their briefs have been interpreted.

 

Special Guest:


We will be joined by Lucy James, who will share information about her history in games journalism and join us to play through the prototypes.

Lucy James is a Senior Video Producer and Host at GameSpot. As a lifelong gamer, her favourite part of the job is speaking to game developers and digging into the creative decisions they make during the development process. Her favourite games include Mass Effect 2, Okami, and Overwatch.

 

How to access the event:

Presenting GAME JAM Prototypes will be hosted on the free platform gather.town. Register for a free ticket and we’ll be in touch closer to the time with more details on how to access the event – stay tuned.

 

About LEEDS 2023

LEEDS 2023 will be a landmark year of culture for Leeds and our wider region.

Starting on 1st January, 2023 will be an extraordinary, year-long programme of creative experiences. Co-created with local, national and international artists, LEEDS 2023 will be for Leeds, with Leeds and inspired by Leeds.

A showcase of creativity across all forms of culture: from dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, grassroots community theatre to performances on our world class stages, LEEDS 2023 will have something for everyone.

Fuelled by a belief in the power of artistic expression and cultural experiences to transform lives, LEEDS 2023 will unlock talent and creative opportunities for people from every district in the city.

New connections, collaborations, creative excellence and friendships forged in building LEEDS 2023 will play a vital role in our city’s journey to becoming a cultural giant in the world; one that benefits all Leeds people now and long into the future.

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Presenting GAME JAM Prototypes
01st Oct 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hosted by LEEDS 2023

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