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Grand Circus Presents: PICO-8 Mini Game Jam


Oct 21, 2017 – 10:00 AM

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Come join Grand Circus Detroit for a PICO-8 Workshop on October 21st! PICO-8 is a fun, interactive and easy-to-learn retro "fantasy console" where you can create your own games. We’re hosting a workshop where you can learn PICO-8 and meet and collaborate with incredible people who share your interest in games.  The workshop is timed to get people ready to participate in game jams near the end of the year. Saturday, October 21 10am-5pm 10am-12pm PICO-8 Programming Workshop 12-1pm Lunch (bring your own or go out to lunch) 1-3pm PICO-8 Graphics and Sounds 3-5pm Time to play on your own or start collaborating on a project. $25 registration includes: A full PICO-8 license Tutorials and assistance You will need to bring your own laptop to work on - PICO-8 will run on pretty much any (Windows/Mac/Linux) machine. When you're done you can save your game as a web page so friends, enemies and random strangers can play it. This event is for you if: You’re into games You like building things You want to learn and collaborate You want to meet like-minded people

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