“LC Game studio” led by Sarkhan Abbaszade, a fourth year student of Information and Communication Technologies of Azerbaijan University (AU), won the 2nd place in the “Game Jam” competition. The competition covers 3D games, 3D simulation and computer graphic themes. Team members Sarkhan Abbaszade (AU), Akrami Gasimzade (BSU), Senan Beybudov (ASOIU) competed with the "Mirror Man" mobile game (APK) made by them in the competition.
The final stage of the competition and awarding ceremony of the winning teams took place today. The teams that took the first 3 places were rewarded with cash and valuable prizes, and certificates.
53 teams have been registered to participate in the competition. 42 of them won the right to participate in the trainings, and 7 teams competed in the final stage.
Themes-the way from the idea to the product, 3D games programming, Unity 3D, introduction to computer graphics, mathematical basics of the gaming industry, 3D technologies, ways to generate income from game programming, and so on were taught to the participants who won the right to participate in the trainings. After the tranings the games were written by the participants, and on January 7 they were demonstrated to the jury. The teams who qualify for the finals were determined by the vote of the jury.
Notice that Hackathon is a hacker neologism - a series of events where programmers join together and solve various problems, prepare projects, and compete. The main theme of Hackathon is the creation of various programs and tools, thus allowing programmers and hackers to test their knowledge in the competitive environment and gain new knowledge.
The aim of the "GameJam" contest, which is realized within the framework of “Hackaton Azerbaijan” project, is to increase the personnel potential in this field and to identify potential programmers in the relevant field.
“IDRAK” Technological Transfer Company acted as the general sponsor of the competition.