RVCC to Host Virtual Global Game Jam; Participants Sought

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Raritan Valley Community College will be hosting a site for the 2021 Virtual Global Game Jam, January 29-31. There’s still time to register for the online event, which is open to anyone ages 16 and older and begins at 5 p.m. on January 29.

The worldwide challenge offers participants the opportunity to make a brand new game prototype based on a theme in 48 hours.

The annual event brings together hundreds of thousands of jammers from more than 100 countries around the world to create games. The Game Jam is free of charge, and people of all skill levels and experiences are welcome and encouraged to participate.

To take part in the Global Game Jam, register by January 29 at the Jam site: https://globalgamejam.org/2021/jam-sites/raritan-valley-community-college-virtual. Participants will be invited to pre-event lectures and the RVCC Global Game Jam discord channel. Jammers under age 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a waiver to allow them to participate.

For additional information about the RVCC virtual site, contact William Crosbie, RVCC Associate Professor, Arts & Design, at william.crosbie@raritanval.edu.

Ranked by WalletHub.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute, and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.



January 25, 2021

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