about 1 year ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the JAMCHESTER gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


about 1 year ago

Amiqus Sponsors the Jamchester Bar

Our friends at Amiqus are generously sponsoring the Jamchester bar at our awards ceremony and closing party on Sunday.

Amiqus are based in Warrington, between Manchester and Liverpool, and operate all around the world. They are big supporter of the UK and local dev scene and have attended all of our Gameopolis meet-ups and helped shape the organisation since we began with a few small meetings in Manchester. We really appreciate their commitment to Jamchester and to helping the community!

Amiqus say:

"Hello we’re Amiqus. We’re a specialist games recruitment agency.

We started out back in 2000 taking our love…

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about 1 year ago

Totally Unreal

Epic Games (Unreal) are one of our Jamchester sponsors and Jess and Tom will be attending the event over the weekend to help out with Unreal tips and tricks. You may have already met Jess at the Unreal developers evening at Futureworks in Manchester earlier in the year, so she knows the Manchester scene already.

We'll introduce Jess and Tom at the launch and please feel free to speak to them over the weekend.

Totally Unreal Award

The Totally Unreal Award, going to a team using Unreal Engine, will be judged on three criteria: the fun of the game, the…

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about 1 year ago

Improbable Sponsorship & Workshops

Improbable Logo

 

Improbable are another of our great sponsors for Jamchester. They approached us when they heard about the event as they want to share their message with as many devs as possible. You may have seen them at games events recently - Simon bumped into them on the DLR train to Rezzed last month and had a good chat about their awesome tech.

 

Who are Improbable?

Improbable is developing SpatialOS; a distributed operating system that makes building simulated worlds possible. Simulated worlds provide unique insight to those asking questions of complex systems. As well as enabling completely new experiences…

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about 1 year ago

Microsoft VR at Jamchester

Microsoft are one of our main sponsors for Jamchester and will be attending the event all weekend to help with windows queries and promote their VR initiatives. We'll be welcoming Lee Stott and Trisha Rana from Microsoft and also Louis Deane from VISR-VR, and their colleagues.

Microsoft are promoting VR at Jamchester and sponsoring the "Best Windows VR Game" award so please check out their VR developers page at http://aka.ms/msdnvruk

This is an award for games that use Windows VR software/APIs and hardware (so Windows Phone, Oculus, Vive, etc). A great VR game that uses Microsoft tech to achieve it's…

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about 1 year ago

Welcome to Jamchester!

Welcome to Jamchester!

Hello all and thanks for signing up for Jamchester - the UK’s biggest professional Game Jam. We’ll be using Devpost as the core website for the Jam and as a way for people to connect together, form teams, and get more info about the event.

 

Why Jamchester?

I (Simon - Gameopolis/thumbfood) had been thinking about creating an event to show off what a great place Manchester is to develop games for some time. Many major published games have come out of our regular Manchester Game Jams including Titan Souls (Acid Nerve, which was famously talent-scouted by…

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