JUNE 15-16, 2019 | UNIT.City innovation park
GOING HYPER 2019
First-ever Hyper Casual Game Jam in Ukraine
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What is Hyper Casual Game Jam?
This is a two-day event for game developers and creative people where you'll have a whole weekend to create a real game (or a prototype) in a team of other creative individuals!

You can have your own team or form a new team at the event.

We will involve top experts (mentors) who will help you in a process and give feedback for your projects, and top partners who will support you with food, drinks and prizes!

The event will start with an educational block that consists of a few talks from our top experts. The exact schedule is coming soon.

What to expect from the event!
A weekend with great people from the industry
Pro-active community of like-minded people where you can test your ideas and create real game in 2 days!
New ideas for your projects and work
Inspirational place, great experts, new connections will motivate you even after the event
Creation of something new and unusual
Yes, we believe in you!
Prizes
from sponsors
It's all about creation, but yes, we will also have some prizes from our lovely sponsors!
Prizes and nominations
*this is not the full list of rewards, it is constantly being updated
Vodoo best game prize
Access to a Publishing Manager
Joypac sponsorship prize
UA sponsorship worth $500, $250, $100
MEGOGO
ATLAS WEEKEND all-day pass for the selected team members
Futurra Special Prize
$500 for UA through Facebook
Casual Connect Indie Prize
Prize for the best game:
A free all-access pass to Casual Connect USA 2019 in LA, August 27-29, 2019.
Games Gathering Creative Prize
Prize for the most creative game:
Two Standard Passes to Games Gathering 2019 in Odessa, July 6, 2019.
UNIT.City Startup Prize
Prize for the game with the biggest monetization potential:
Access to special UNIT.Perks program where startup can receive free (and discounted) software with total value of more than $220 000.
Live Animations Book Prize
Set of unique AR books "Аlice in wonderland" and "Alice in looking glass".
Meet mentors of the Game Jam!
Allison Bilas
COO at Joy Pac
Kaloyan Coinaud
Publishing Manager at Voodoo
Viktor Trukhnov
Green Panda Games
Eugen Quiring
Bizdev and overall awesome person at Lion Studios
Dmitry Shtepa
CMO at Futurra Group
Mac Byczynski
Hyper Casual Team Leader at Vivid Games
Andrey Tykhonchuk
Development Director at Tatem Games
Michal Bujko
Business Developer at Boombit
Andrey Sydorov
Head of Development Department/Technical Lead at Live Animations Corp
Andrey Mikhlin
Game Producer at Gismart
Mariia Volkova
Project Manager at MEGOGO
Agenda!
June, 15-16
Saturday, June 15
09:00 - REGISTRATION, MORNING COFFEE

10:00 - OPENING AND GREETINGS

10:30 - INSPIRATIONAL TALKS FROM EXPERTS:
– "Introduction to Hyper Casual",
Kaloyan Coinaud, Voodoo, Publishing Manager
– "What developers should know about launching hyper-casual games in China",
Allison Bilas, Joy Pac, COO
– "Hyper Casual hints",
Mac Byczynski, Vivid Games, Hyper Casual Team Leader


12:00 - BREAK

12:30 - SESSION FROM EXPERT

13:00 - LUNCH

14:00 - MENTORS WORK WITH TEAMS: EXPERTS EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK

18:00 - DINNER

19:00 - STATUS CHECK UP #1: EVENING

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VENUE WILL BE OPEN FOR YOU DURING THE ENTIRE NIGHT, SO YOU ARE FREE TO EITHER STAY THERE OR GO HOME
Sunday, June 16
09:00 - BREAKFAST

10:00 - STATUS CHECK UP #2: MORNING

11:00 - MENTORS WORK WITH TEAMS: EXPERTS EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK

14:00 - LUNCH

15:00 - SUBMITTING PROJECTS

16:00 - PROJECTS PRESENTATION AND FEEDBACK

18:00 - AWARDS AND CLOSING

18:30 - PARTY POWERED BY JOYPAC

Register to get the tickets first!

Early bird ticket – 700 UAH (before May, 28)
Regular ticket – 900 UAH (before June, 12)
Last call ticket – 1000 UAH (from June, 12)
Organizers
ACHIEVERS HUB is a meeting point for indie teams, investors, publishers and mentors where they can share knowledge, resources, connections and successfully collaborate on new amazing projects.
Center42 Innovation Agency is focused on being a key partner for corporate innovation projects in Ukraine and CEE and everything related to startups, innovation, technologies and entrepreneurship.
UNIT.City is Ukraine's first innovation park, established in 2017. The goal of UNIT.City is to become the center of innovations and a one-point entry to Ukraine for investors, partners and new technologies from all over the world.
Register and show up at game jam location.
Anyone who wants to participate in game jam, should register at this site no later than June 14, 2019 or until the event is sold out, and show up at the event venue at 10 AM EEST on June 15,2019 for onsite registration.
Both teams and individual developers are accepted.
After the educational part, you will have some time to mingle with the other developers and form teams. The team may consist of 1 to 5 members.
Follow the theme.
The general topic of the game jam is hyper casual genre. The specific theme will be announced on June 15 during the opening part. Only hyper-casual games that fit the theme will be accepted.
Use any tool.
You're free to use any technology, engine, software and hardware, just please bring your own hardware and make sure you're not violating any licensing and IP rights.
Consult with experts.
During the opening part, you will be introduced to experts who will be ready to answer your questions, consult and guide you during game jam.
Submit your game.
All teams are expected to submit a playable version of their game between 2 PM and 4 PM EEST on June 16, 2019, no more uploads will be possible after the jam ends.
Share your own work.
You must share any code and assets used for creating the game that you are legally allowed to share without breaking any other legal agreements. Don't share any code belonging to your employer or anyone else other than yourself, or upload anything that is under NDA or other legal constraint.
Present your project.
All games uploaded by 4 PM EEST on June 16, 2019 will be presented to a team of experts and judges who will evaluate the games and choose the best projects to receive prizes and recognition. Each team will have 5 minutes to present their project to jury.
Enjoy yourself!
Look out for each other, learn, create together and have fun.
See you at UNIT.City
The first Ukrainian innovation district

Ukraine, Kyiv,
str. Dorohozhytska, 3
(UNIT.Core event hall)

Details: tk@unit.city
Hyper Casual Game Jam, 2019