Game development has been taking shape in Pakistan for some time now from serious games developed like Cricket Revolution to smaller projects on IPhone and Android have seen a significant growth in recent years.
If you have been itching to take a crack at this new and promising field and are luckily based in Islamabad you can Go to NUST to work with others with similar interest and different skills.
Its happening this weekend at NUST Islamabad, details of event and registration are as follows
Join game developers from around the world in a 48-hour marathon game-developing weekend. From 5 o’clock Friday, January 28, 2011 to 5 o’clock Sunday, January 30 2011 at NUST-SEECS. Anyone who has ever wanted to create their own video game will have the chance to join others at 160(and still counting) jam sites in 43 countries. The Global Game Jam brings together thousands of game jam enthusiasts from all over the world. Each year the number of participating countries grows as does the number of sites available to participants.
Global Game Jam fosters innovation and experimentation – it’s all about making games and in the GGJ you’re part of a global experiment in creativity, experimentation, little sleep, new friends, great ideas, laughs, technical issues and the time of your life.
We are pleased to announce that weRplay (www.werplay.com) will be the host for this exciting event in Pakistan this year. If you love to make games, challenge yourself and join us in the great event of the year
Date: Jan 28 – Jan 30, 2011
Location: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Sector H-12 Islamabad – 44000 Pakistan.
Who’s invited: Programmers, artists, designers, and students… anyone who wants to be part of this! If you haven’t made a game yet. lets make one now!
(No registration fee required)
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