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Day 02: Saturday, February 3

Make like your laptop charger and plug in, because today is all about serious fun. Discover what goes into video game development, explore the world in a new way with the latest in augmented and virtual reality technologies, and play the day away our Indie Game Arcade.

The Genesis and Growth of One of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Projects

When the tools you use aren’t up to scratch, you can make do…or you can make new. In this session, Max Howell shares his experiences building the Homebrew package manager and its unexpected, explosive success. Homebrew is free and open source; in 2013 it had the most contributors of any project on GitHub. It continues to be used by developers all over the world.

Speaker

The Jolly Goblin

The Guild Hall

11:45am - 1:00pm

Kodestars Arcade

This is the showcase for tech created by local students. Drop in to check out kid-coded video games, cast a vote for your favorite, and learn about the possibilities of coding.

This event is free and open to the public.  If you are bringing children, please plan on staying with them for the duration of the event.

11:00am - 4:30pm

Indie Game Arcade

Discovering new video games has never been so much fun! Stop by our Indie Game Arcade to play the latest and greatest video games created by independent developers from the Savannah area. While you’re at it, you may want to register for the upcoming beta of Project MQ, a discovery platform just for indie games.

 

11:45am - 2:00pm

Geekend AR/VR Showcase

Come see several uses of augmented and virtual reality (that’s AR/VR for short!) at this special Weekend exhibit. It’s free and open to the public!

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