Need to blow off steam right before finals? Want to exercise your creative programming skills before CS Night? Join us for the CS Night Game Jam!

The top two teams will win prizes, and there will be free food and drinks at the competition! See the Rules for all the details.


Both CS Night and the CS Night Game Jam will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013. The schedule will be as follows:

Start End Room Description
4:00pm 4:15pm LCSI G12 Game Jam Kickoff
Announce Rules and Theme, Form Teams
4:15pm 4:30pm LCSI G12 App Inventor Introduction
by Professor Alark Joshi
4:30pm 6:30pm LCSI G12 Prototype Coding
Submissions Due at 6:30pm
6:30pm 7:30pm LCSI 307 CS Night Poster Session
Free Food and Drink!
7:30pm 8:00pm LCSI 307 State of the Department
Introductions of New Faculty
8:00pm 8:15pm LCSI G12 Award Ceremony
Game Jam, Raffle Prizes Awarded


Posted 06 Dec 2013 by Sophie Engle

Congratulations to our first place winners, Phillip Mansur, Iman Kamyabi, and Roderick Lisam, with their frogger-inspired submission! And, congratulations to our second place winners, Kaiming Yang and Hao Chen, with their music box submission! Thanks to everyone that participated in the the Game Jam this year.

App Inventor Resources
Posted 05 Dec 2013 by Sophie Engle

There are several places you can go for example apps using App Inventor, including many games. Here are just a few examples:

There are just a few examples. You can also look at the submissions from last year too!

Theme and Prizes
Posted 05 Dec 2013 by Sophie Engle

The CS Night Game Jam theme is   » RETRO «   for 2013!

Your submission must be related to this theme in some way, but you are welcome to interpret the theme any way you wish (just be prepared to justify your submission). Along these lines, our prizes (see photo above) are all inspired by retro games!

Competition Today
Posted 05 Dec 2013 by Sophie Engle

The CS Night Game Jam will be TONIGHT, December 5, 2013, starting at 4:00pm in the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation (LCSI) in room G12 on the Garden level. Everyone is welcome! (You do not need to register to participate.)

Posted 22 Nov 2013 by Sophie Engle

Please register for the CS Night Game Jam if you plan on participating. Registration is not required. However, this will give us a good idea whether we have enough food for the event!

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