The Barcelona Games World Fair welcomes you to the animated world of gaming
Are you a proper gaming enthusiast (also called a gamer) or have you just started to become interested in gaming? Either way, Barcelona Games World Fair, taking place from the 29th of November to the 2nd of December, 2018 at Recinto Montjuïc. This gives you the unique chance to try out a huge collection and variation of video and computer games. So why not become the first of your friends to try out some brand new video games that were just released on the market or experience the fantastic creation of VR. Furthermore, the fair offers different features as a Retro Lounge, Cosplay, Conferences and Game World Jam.
Travel back in time in the history of gaming by finding 250 computers from different times and with classic systems. You will also be able to purchase some classic games and props at the fairs second hand.
Conferences, Podcasts and Workshops
Find your seat and listen and participate in a presentation by experienced professionals from the gaming world. Do you want to know how to become the greatest gamer or how to create a video game? How do you actually turn your hobby into a career by working within a gaming company?
Game World Jam
Join in and compete, in a team of 3-5 persons, to create a video game within 30 hours. This is a fun, thrilling and educational competition! This is also a unique opportunity to both learn from others but also to freshen up your C.V if you’re interested in this business. The competition is judged by and awarded as following: The Best Game, Most Original Game, Most Artistic Creation and Most Innovative Technique and a Special prize.
The fair is also presenting a show in Cosplay, costumes to represent a specific character from anime, cartoons, comic books, live-action films, television series and video games, in different competing categories. So dress up and win up to 300 euros or exclusive prizes for either: Best Performance, Best Costume, Best Armor, Best Twin Costumes, Jury Winner or Destiny Winner.
Date: 29th November- 2nd of December 2018
Time: 10:00am – 20:00pm
Location: Recinto Montjuïc
Price: From €14
How to get there: Metro L1/L3/L8 – station Plaza Espanya
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