April 24, 2014

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Florida's quote of the day

| 1/24/2014

"I figured this was a good opportunity to get my feet wet in the whole game jam scene."

-- Clayton Bronson Chod, a senior at Ringling who plans to interview for jobs at various video game studios

Bring on the 3-D computer animation modelers from Ringling College of Art & Design, the pizza-flavored Combos pretzels and the Monster energy drinks.

For the first time, Sarasota will participate directly this weekend in a 48-hour, video-game-developing marathon called Global Game Jam.

The hackathon-for-gamers event is slated to start Friday night at the HuB, a collaborative workspace on Fruitville Road in downtown Sarasota.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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