Wild Pockets, Crispy Gamer and Microsoft Present - The Bay Area Game Jam


The Bay Area Game Jam

Preseted By: Wild Pockets, Crispy Gamer and Microsoft 

April 4-5th at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus


Event Details: 

The Wild Pockets Bay Area Game Jam event is two days of intense creativity where teams of game developers compete to create the best games while using the new free Wild Pockets 3D game engine and platform. 24 hours after you start, you and your team will have the chance to submit your game and have it judged by a panel of industry experts for a chance to win some amazing prizes.


The winning team will receive $2,500, XNA Creator Club Premiere Memberships and have their game published, distributed and promoted on Crispy Gamer's website.  The second and third prize teams will also get exciting prizes and promotional opportunities.  Crispy Gamer averages over 1 million unique visitors each month and provides an exciting opportunity for teams that are looking to break into the industry or make a name for themselves.




You will need to bring a Windows compatible laptop or desktop with you as well as earphones or speakers if you plan to add sound to your game.




Saturday Night events will feature a concert by Megas and the OneUps.


Other Activities:

The game jam will also feature industry speakers, recruiters from top companies, tips and tricks for creating and monetizing your games, lots of free food/drinks, giveaways, networking, PR coverage and much more!!


Rules and FAQs  - http://www.wildpockets.com/gamejamrules

More information can be found at: www.wildpockets.com/sfgamejam


For Updates and Reminders:
Interested but not ready to sign up today? Follow the updates and receive reminders by joining our Facebook event link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=51878762156


Speakers and Judges

Andrew Sheppard - Executive Producer for interactive media at hi5 Networks

Robert Ashley  - Crispy Gamer Contributing Writer

Jameson Hsu -Chief Mochi and co-founder of Mochi Media

Jesse Manuel - Director of Marketing at Super Rewards

Jamil Moledina - Outreach Director, EA Partners, Electronic Arts

Anne-Marie Roussel - Sr Director of Strategic and Emerging Business for Microsoft

Alan Yu - Vice president, Artist & Repertoire and a founder of ngmoco

Name Sales End Price
Wild Pockets SF Game Jam Ended Free