Making games can be a long process, but did you know it’s possible to make a game in just days? Last month game developers around the world took part in Global Game Jam, an intense event where you have just one weekend to make a themed game. This year more than 20 local games were made across two sites; Now thanks to FTI and SK Games, you can check them out at a special edition of Playup Perth!
What: Playup Perth Global Game Jam Special Edition
When: 7pm – late, Friday 26 February, 2016
Where: 167 Fitzgerald Street, Northbridge (SK Games)
Tickets: $7 (FTI members)/ $10 (regular) via Eventbrite
If you want to find out more about this special edition of Playup Perth, simply join the Facebook event or head on over to their website. Tickets are also available for this and future playtesting events right now via Eventbrite.
Curious about the creative chaos that was Global Game Jam 2016? Check out this special report by the folks over at Gamecloud who joined in on the fun.
It’s been a busy year for games in Perth, with many a quality title being released, new studios and partnerships coming about, not to mention a steady stream of awards and nominations arising. In addition to joining us this Sunday for the Let’s Make Games End of Year Party, why not reflect on the year that was at the all you can eat, drink and play ‘Indie Day’ extravaganza organised by the folks at GameCloud and GameCity.
What: GameCity Indie Day
When: 7th December, 12pm – 6pm
Where: Shop TR2/3, Raine Square Shopping Centre, 300 Murray Street, Perth
As this event is an ode to the Perth gaming industry, there will be a range of games to try your hand at, including some of the latest Perth-made titles. Some local developers already on the gaming guest list are Stirfire Studios, SK Games, Titanium Studios, Gnomic Studios, Black Lab Games and Sky Breaker Games.
For all the latest details on the delicious food and gaming goodness check out the official Facebook event.