Global Game Jam 2012 to kick off with an all-star cast of speakers, set to break previous records
Check out the trailer for our [[http://vimeo.com/34729381 | GGJ12 keynote video]], it's pretty spectacular! We are proud to announce an all-star cast of speakers for our introductory video this year: This year we have [[http://stupidfunclub.com/WWBio.html | Will Wright]], [[http://baiyon.com/english | Baiyon]], [[http://www.ludology.org/about_gonzalo_frasca.html | Gonzalo Frasca]], [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Brathwaite | Brenda Garno Brathwaite]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Romero | John Romero]] introducing Global Game Jam 2012.
The GGJ countdown begins. In less than 3 weeks, we are expecting as many as 10,000 people across the globe in over 44 countries to meet up in their favorite locations on January 27 to 29th, 2012. We are set to break all records from any previous GGJ event! We can't wait to see more from our 200+ jam sites who are organizing this event. Expect to see more media featuring greetings from GGJ teams across the world. Special thanks for video products goes out to an amazing team of talent led by [[http://vimeo.com/adambarenblat | Adam Barenblat and Amanda Ligman]] with the help of [[http://www.drawnalong.com | Mike McCarthy]] who did whiteboard art, and [[http://finalhourfilms.com/ | Mark Crawford]] who provided music. Laurie Gloge, on behalf of the [[http://www.igda.org | IGDA]] GGJ directors Elonka, Foaad, Gorm, Ian, Zuraida, and hundreds of volunteers that make GGJ possible!