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  • Repeating EventMEGA presents Newbies & Vets Game Jam

    Sat, Oct 17, 2020

    Computer Science

    Student Activity


    Want to make a game while quarantining at home? MEGA is excited to announce that the 2020 Newbies and Vets Game Jam will be taking place virtually from October 16-18! Whether you're new to making games or you're a veteran with years of game development experience, all are welcome during the 2020 Newbies and Vets Game Jam! We will be announcing a whole new game jam format so that this year's game jam can take place fully online.

    (SIGN UP BY 10/14 -- DETAILS BELOW)

    What's a game jam? A game jam is an event where participants work together to create a video game from scratch in a short amount of time. From level design to art direction to programming, all skill sets are welcome! The Newbies and Vets Game Jam is specifically designed with beginners in mind, so anyone from any major is welcome to participate!

    This year we'll be offering both team and individual signups. For individuals, we will be creating teams based on preferences and experience levels (so newbies can be teamed up with vets!).

    Signups close October 14, so be sure to get your form in early! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/ViyMc1fEwFV1yJNLA

    Location: Online

    Audiences: Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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    Posted By: USC MEGA

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  • Open Alpha Playtest Event

    Sat, Oct 17, 2020 @ 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Student Activity


    Like playing games? Want a peek behind the curtain in game development? Interested in seeing what Open Alpha does every semester?

    Come playtest OA's newest game prototype this Saturday October 17th, 2-4pm PST! Check out bit.ly/oaplaytest for more information!

    The event will run at this Zoom link. To sign up, please RSVP here. There's more information about the event at bit.ly/oaplaytest, but here's the gist of it:

    When you show up, we'll set you up in a breakout room with an OA member who will be running your playtest. It'll only take about 10-15 minutes.

    You can come at any time between 2pm and 4pm.

    If you can't make this one, keep checking your email; we'll have several more playtest events like this one!

    This playtest event is OPEN, meaning invite your friends! We want to get feedback from as many people as possible!

    See you next Saturday 2-4pm!

    RSVP form: https://forms.gle/aRP6WKcUytcAvuJ39

    Zoom link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/98257683949

    Location: Online - Zoom

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/98257683949

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: USC Computer Science

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