Media Design School is excited to be hosting this years Global Game Jam, a 48 hour team-challenge to create a game from scratch.

Global Game Jam is a free event, where hobbyists, students and industry veterans can all come together to make games together.

It is a great opportunity to push your skills, learn more about game creation and connect with people who share an interest in games and game development. 

Media Design School has been hosting Global Game Jams for over a decade now, and always looks forward to the buzzing atmosphere that comes with it. Lead by lecturers from our Game Art and Game Programming Bachelors, you can be confident that you will have access to expert help that can really help bring your game ideas to life.

Global Game Jam will be happening at Media Design School from the 3rd-5th of February. RSVP now to secure your spot for an awesome, productive weekend.


Jamsite schedule (this is a rough schedule and exact times might change closer to the date):

FRIDAY – 3rd Feburary 2023

5:00pm:        Event start and registration opens 

5:30pm:        Introduction / Housekeeping

6:00pm:        Keynote / Theme reveal

6:30pm:        Team forming / Ideation

7:30pm:        Idea sharing / Recruiting team members

 SATURDAY - 4th Feburary 2023


12:00: Deadline for team subscriptions


SUNDAY - 5th Feburary 2023

3:00pm:        Uploading the games commences

5:00pm:        Deadline for submission of the games

5:15pm:        Presentations, wrap-up and celebrations

Then down to the pub for food and drinks



Media Design School
10 Madden St.
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010

global game jam 2023