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Game Development Conference 2024

  • July 11, 2024
  • 3:00 PM
  • July 13, 2024
  • 1:30 PM
  • Newman University

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For members of the Reacting Consortium who register by 5/15/24.
  • For members of the Reacting Consortium who register on or after May 16, 2022
  • For members of the Junta

2024 Game Development Conference

at Newman University

The annual Game Development Conference returns to Wichita Kansas, hosted by Newman University from July 11-13, 2024. Newman is conveniently located less than ten minutes from the local airport by car.  Registration is open now!

PROGRAMMING 

GAME PLAYTESTS are held each morning.  Six games are being playtested this year, from which you'll choose three to play; one each on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

WORKSHOPS,  PRESENTATIONS  & PITCH SESSIONS take place in the afternoons. In these  sessions, you'll have the chance to explore mechanics and design principles, hear from your colleagues on their current projects, and  help troubleshoot new games-in-development.

GAME NIGHTS and other social opportunities happen after dinner--stay tuned for more information on this aspect!

SCHEDULE

Regular GDC events will run from 9 AM through 5:30 PM each day, with breaks included

FULL DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PLAYTEST GAMES AND A DETAILED SCHEDULE CAN BE FOUND AT THIS LINK.

PRICING

Become a member to save money on your registration! Individual memberships start at just $25. 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 

  Register by April 30 Register after May 15
Consortium Member              $200              $250
Non-Member              $225              $275

ROOM & BOARD

Single-occupancy rooms are available on Newman's campus at a rate of $40 a night, with a one-time linens fee of $25 to apply regardless of the length of stay. Check-in begins on the afternoon/evening of Wednesday July 10, with an option to extend your stay to Sunday, July 14, for a maximum stay of four nights. Lodging is optional; if you wish to stay off campus, there are plenty of hotels between the airport and the campus.

Meals will be provided on campus for all participants during the conference: three breakfasts, two lunches, and two dinners, as well as snacks and beverages, for a total of $61.  Meal service is not optional.

The Reacting Consortium Board, in its sole and absolute discretion, reserves the right to bar any person from the Reacting Faculty Lounge on Facebook and from participation in any Reacting Consortium event.

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