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Professor Bruce Hood to open the 2012 Games Jam

4 October 2012

Professor Bruce Hood will be opening the Game Jam and announce the theme for the following 24 hours of frenetic game development.

The joint ExPlay, Wellcome Trust, Science Museum, PM Studio games jam is due to start in few days, as the Huffington Post reports:

"Not everyone can make a great video game – and even fewer can make one in less than 24 hours.But that’s just what 120 games makers are going to try and do in a few weeks, at the 2012 ExPlay Games Jam, hosted by the Wellcome Trust, Science Museum and Pervasive Media Studios.The Games Jam – held simultaneously in Bristol and London – will give participants 24 hours to make a brand new game on a specified theme.And yes – it has to be playable".

Professor Hood said, “I’m really excited to be unveiling the theme for the 2012 Welcome Trust Game Jam – science opens so many potential doors of inspiration for developers, I will be fascinated to see how it inspires new games from this event.”

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