Microsoft teamed up with Playcrafting to host a Global Game Jam in NYC from January 29th-31st! Over 300 people attended and jammed throughout the weekend.
Alec Dawson delivered his Game Design Basics talk at Global Game Jam 2016.
Alec Dawson is a Game Designer currently residing in New York City. As part of Simple Machine, he wishes to create meaningful experiences through games and play. You can see his work in games such as Smove and ZAGA, as well as the worldwide hit Pop the Lock. Alec graduated in May 2015 with a MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design. Visit his website at alecdawsongames.com.
A little about Playcrafting:
Playcrafting empowers the game development community through education, networking, and collaboration. They offer workshops, classes, courses and events for game developers and those aspiring to make games in topics including game design, programming, art, business, and more.