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FAQ

Frequently asked questions and answers.

I am not a Student, can I participate?

The event is exclusively made for students and prior students of universities and equal institutions.
In case we have more open slots we allow aditional participants.

Can I join with a premade team?

Unfortunately not. You can on register for your own.
You will gather as a group at the event location.
It is possible to talk to your friends and join them at the event.

We do recommend to join a random team to get the most of the team work experience.

Do I need something to take with me?

Please bring everything you need for productivity (Computer, Cables, MULTI-PORT-CHARGER,...) if you want to sleep onsite the event please bring a sleeping bag and blanket with you.
Take a CUP with you. Be nice to the ENVIRONMENT and avoid the plastic cups we still have to provide! 😉

 

Where can I sleep?

You can sleep onsite of the event space.
We do offer a silence room but no explicit sleep over possibility.
If you want you can stay at the hotels near by.

Where do I get beverages and food? Gluten-free?

We offer you breakfast, lunch and dinner swell as tea, coffee and many other beverages.
If you need more the EDEKA is in the same building. 
If you have any allergy you are vegetarian or something similar let us know when you fill in the registration.

Are there prices to win?

We do have many goodies of all kind in our raffle! Be curious!
The winners will get a certificate of their achievements.

When will we get the topic of this year?

We announce it onsite the event on Friday evening.

Do I participate when I am registered?

No. We only have limited slots.
Nonetheless we send you an e-mail to confirm that you will participate.

 

I filled in the registration but I my date was incorrect.

In case you have any issues with that please use the contact form and choose "Sign-up" as topic to tell us your problem.

What are those side events?

We have the quanTUM where you can relax, play some games on consoles we provide or regain HP and MANA with a coffee and friends.
Collect Achievements and increase you chances at the raffle.
Our mentors and guest are from the industry so feel free to talk to them and join their amazing talks.

Be prepared for the midnight special. 

I am confirmed but can't make it to the event?

Please let us now as soon as possible via our contact form and pic "Rescue".
Give someone the possibility to join!

Can I join the SemesterGameJam-Team?

We always need support! Just use our contact form and pick "Join". We will contact you!

You guys have WIFI, right?

We have the "mwn-events" that's only available for the event and is hell-a-fast.
If you have access you can also use "eduroam" or "lrz".
We can NOT offer CABLE connections. 
Everyone who's bringing a tower pc needs a wifi card or similar.

The sign up is missing something.

We do mistakes so please feel free to let us know about it!
Please use the contact form and chose "Report missing link or problem"

I have large equipment. (Oculus, tower pc...)

Tell us about it in the "others" box when you fill in the sign up.

Awesome posters! Can I take one with me?

Thank you 😉 Yes those are available at the event. Just ask the team where to find one (or more).

That did not help! Where can I ask questions?

Sorry we could not answer your question. 🙁 Feel free to use the contact form and chose "Other" to tell us!