Global Game Jam Hits across the Nordics

Seven different venues in the Nordic region are participating in the Global Game Jam this year

The Global Game Jam is gearing up across the Nordics. Both Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are participating, and Finland has no less than four locations participating in one of the biggest Game Jam happenings taking place all across the globe January 23rd to 25th 2015.

The Global Game Jam has been taking place since 2009, and last year was the biggest to date with 485 locations in 73 countries participating. All of them working on a single shared theme that changes every year, and is only revealed on the day the Game Jam kicks off.

Here’s the list of all the participating locations across the Nordics:

Denmark:
– ITU Copenhagen
Entrance Fee:  None – optional food package (price and signup coming later)
Local Signup: Here
Local Organizer Contact: Till Rie – till.riemer[at]gmail.com
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Finland:
Note: Participation in the Global Game Jam in Finland requires signing up to both the Finnish Game Jam 2015 and the Global Game Jam 2015.

– FGJ Helsinki
Entrance Fee: None
Local Signup: Here (Not open yet)
Local Organizer Contact: Dandelion – fgjhelsinki[at]gmail.com
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– FGJ Helsinki Arabia
Entrance Fee: None
Local Signup: Here (Not open yet)
Local Organizer Contact: misalli – mikko.j.sallinen[at]edu.hel.fi
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– FGJ Tampere
Entrance Fee: None
Local Signup: Here (Not open yet)
Local Organizer Contact: lunacity –  kati[at]finnishgamejam.fi
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– FGJ Turku

Entrance Fee: None
Local Signup: Here (Not open yet)
Local Organizer Contact: tattz – tatu[at]finnishgamejam.fi
More details 

Norway:
– GGJ Grimstad
Entrance Fee: To be decided
Local organizer: IMPROjam
Local Organizer Contact: crismo – crsdev[at]gmail.com
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Sweden:
– Collaboratury (Gothenburg)
Entrance Fee: None
Local organizer: http://www.collaboratory.se/
Local Signup: Not Needed
Local Organizer Contact: Idun – jasmine.lyman[at]gmail.com
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Jesper K. Kristiansen

Multi-passionate game developer and journalist. Has been writing about the Danish games industry for more than ten years, and creating audio design for both Danish and International games for almost as long.

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