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MAGELLAN Game Jam

Do you have a passion for designing and playing location-based games?
Then, we are delighted to invite you to our MAGELLAN Game Jam!


Magellan Game Jam

Event Description
In London and Athens, we welcome all game designers and developers, but also creative industry professionals (like web designers, digital artists, researchers and academics in games technology and technology-enhanced learning and individuals with a passion for gaming), who are enthusiastic about creating their own location-based game. Join us to explore the MAGELLAN Authoring Tool (the MAT), our novel environment for designing and publishing location-based games on the Android platform. Get a chance to compete for great Amazon Voucher prizes (£300 to the 1st runner-up, £100 to the 2nd and £100 to the 3rd) to be awarded to the most innovative games created during the event.






Practical details

London Game Jam

  • When: 30th June 2017
  • Where: Coventry University’s London Campus, London, UK
  • Cost: FREE (Lunch and coffee breaks provided to all participants)
  • Requirements: Bring your own laptop (we provide the installation kit, license & training material)

Register for the London Game Jam

Athens Game Jam

  • When: 7th July 2017
  • Where: EXODUS, Estias 1 & MEsogeions 73-75, 11526 Athens, Greece
  • Cost: FREE (Lunch and coffee breaks provided to all participants)
  • Requirements: Bring your own laptop (we provide the installation kit, license & training material)

Register for the Athens Game Jam




Want to know more about the MAGELLAN Game Jam?

A place to challenge yourself and compete against other game developers for swiftly creating the best location-based game using the MAT. A chance to gain valuable experience and knowledge on developing location-based games for your professional applications on a complementary platform for games’ authoring. A unique opportunity to design and play-test your location-based game on mobile devices on the spot. An occasion to become part of a community of like-minded people and location-based game enthusiasts for exchanging ideas and practices. A shot to win an exclusive prize that you can spend on gadgets, books, technology… you name it! Don’t wait! Just join us![*]

For any questions, please contact any member of the event organising team:
    In London:
  • Pat Brundell (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Despina Anastasiadou (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),
  • Vasiliki Papageorgiou (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • In Athens:
  • Anastasia Maouni (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Elena Avatangelou (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),
[*] Due to space limitations, participation to the event will be based on a strict order of priority in registrations.