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.
Matt Schell is a New York City based screencaster at Unity and has a podcast/blog on game development where he often interviews other game developers: Newbquest. You can find him on twitter at @mattmirrorfish. We chatted about what he was hoping to make over the weekend at the Global Game Jam and how to get started as a game dev.
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.