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DigiFest Game Jam seeks creatives


The second annual DigiFest Game Jam is welcoming any and all programmers, artists, animators, designers, and musicians to come make a game.

The jam takes place at the Bossier Civic Center fromSeptember 20 starting at 3 p.m. and continues Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No need to pre-register, just show up Friday at 3-4 p.m. for a chance to participate.

Find your friends, get your team together, and come hang out with other hobbyist and professional game developers. No friends? No worries. There will be other people who come unprepared, too.

Some computers are available but we encourage you to bring your own equipment (laptops, tablets, paper, dice, etc).

The Game Jam will be lead by developer Nolan Baker.

Nolan Baker is a developer for Moonbot Studios with expertise in game design, artificial intelligence and graphics. He began his lunar mission on the development team for The Fantastic Flying Books Mr. Morris Lessmore storybook app. He also contributed to Moonbot’s second storybook app, The Numberlys and the IMAG·N·O·TRON, an augmented reality companion to the Morris Lessmore picture book. Nolan graduated from Centenary College with a degree in Mathematics in 2010. He also teaches courses in game programming at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.