Think you have the chops to create a game for Windows 8 in 2 days? Come learn, build and win at this hackathon in ATL!
In conjunction with SIEGEcon, Microsoft is sponsoring a game development contest. Come learn about Windows 8, team up, create games and win. Full details are at http://hackathon.siegecon.net so sign up today!
When: WED OCT 3 – THU OCT 4
Where: Atlanta Marriott Northwest, Atlanta GA
How to get involved:
Who should come: Game developers – professionals, students and hobbyists – who want to join a team, build a game in 24 hours, and compete for great prizes in an atmosphere of fun, collaboration, and competition.
What: Nothing fosters creativity and productivity like a competition with awesome prizes. The 2012 SIEGE Hackathon is a two day event that brings together game developers eager to find out what they can build on a deadline.
Judges include representatives from several local game dev studios.
Professional participants, take a break from your day-to-day and experiment with something new and refreshing – something that might become a seed for a future project. Plus, of course, a chance to meet the most enthusiastic and energetic young developers. Student participants will get a great chance to showcase their skills and get feedback from local professionals.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
9:00-10:00, meet and greet, find teams
10:00-12:00, Windows 8 Training Session pt.1
12:30-2:30, Windows 8 Training Session pt.2
2:30-3:00, Finalize Teams
Thursday, Oct. 4
7:30-8:30, Demos and Judging