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Fuquay-Varina Developers Participate in Global Game Jam with 47,000 Jammers Across 860 Sites and 113 Countries at Fuquay Coworking

Fuquay-Varina Developers Participate in Global Game Jam with 47,000 Jammers Across 860 Sites and 113 Countries at Fuquay Coworking

2019 Global Game Jam: Local Jam Site at Fuquay Coworking and Cortex CoGaming Center in Fuquay-Varina, NC

2019 Global Game Jam: Local Jam Site at Fuquay Coworking and Cortex CoGaming Center in Fuquay-Varina, NC

What happens when you host ~40 game developers and enthusiasts for a 48-hour “lock-in?” Pure unfiltered “creative shenanigans!” 😎👍🏻

Around 40 individuals participated in this year’s Global Game Jam (GGJ19), an event run concurrently across 113 countries, at Fuquay Coworking in Fuquay-Varina, NC (one of only a handful of GGJ locations in the State.

In total, Global Game Jam 2019 involved 47,000 Jammers (participants) who made 9,000 games at 860 sites across 113 countries.

For 48 hours, these talented individuals worked tirelessly around the clock on their unique game concepts and presented their creations at Sunday night’s presentation to not only the FV Community, but to the WORLD via the GGJ website, network, and reach.

Awards were presented for such merits as:
— “Most Humorous Game”
— “Side Kick Award”
— “Best Use of Theme”
— “Most Cat-Tastic”
— “Most Unique Art Style”
— “Most Technical Game”
— “Most Procedural Game”
— “Godfather Award”(…for Mentorship)
— “Bed & Breakfast Award”(24-Hour Mentor)
— “Best Game Award”

Participants came from as far away as Greensboro and Wilmington to participate in this year’s event, and it was a unanimous success!

Thanks to everyone for being a part of this awesome experience, and to our AMAZING sponsors for supporting local creators, geeks, nerds, and artists. We couldn’t have done it without you!!!

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

— Solanimus Inc.
— Morgan & Perry Law, PLLC
— TCB – The Corner Biergarten
— Donkey Whisper Productions
— Atlantic Corp.
— Clay Hamilton-State Farm Agent
— Fuquay Coworking
— Empowered Ideas
— Cortex CoGaming Center

 

Learn More: FuquayCoworking.com/GGJ19

 

 

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