almost 5 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.


almost 5 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for DreamHack Dreamhackathon 2014 has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The DreamHack Dreamhackathon 2014 team


almost 5 years ago

Problems with Unreal keys, new coach and extended registration timeframe

Hi guys!

We have noticed that some experience problems with their Unreal key, we are working on a solution right away and it should be fixed soon. In the mean time we are happy to announce that Liselotte Engstam is joining us at timeslot "epsilon" as coach, protip: check out the coach schedule at dreamhack.se!

Short about Liselotte: Business Advisor & Investor, evaluates business ideas & coach startups as Partner at the venture capital company Stockholm Business Angels and as Business Coach at the accelerator Born Global. As former executive at large global technology companies as indian HCL and american…

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almost 5 years ago

The complete guide to make a team at DreamHackathon

How to get a team 1-on-1

This is probably the most important part of the competition. We strongly suggest that you already today start looking at the submission page over at our community page because this page will be used during the whole event; for judging, for registration and so on.

Before the event This is how you will start, when you enter the site you'll get two options:
  • Enter a Submission
  • Look for teammates


If you already have an idea of what to do, perhaps already know a few people to participate in your team? Choose "Enter a Submission".…

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almost 5 years ago

Introducing the Coach Program at DreamHackathon

We are happy to announce our new coach program with high-profile people from the industry! The program aim to aid all the participants with experts within a wide range of areas.

A few days ago we revealed DreamHackathon Coach program, one more tool in the great toolbox we try to give all the participants of DreamHackathon. First of we announced Åsa Roos, Senior UX Designer at Avalanche Studios. With the official title of Senior UX Designer Åsa Roos also has knowledge about Game design as well as producing. She also has interest in different ideas that will expand the gaming…

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almost 5 years ago

INFORMATION REGARDING 3RD PARTY MATERIAL

Understandably some confusion has arisen regarding what may and may not be used during DreamHackathon. This update is directly answering questions regarding 3rd party apps and libraries.

The most important thing to think about is that the part of that is judged is what you created during the hackathon. We encourage you to try out new ideas, concepts you been thinking about, game engines you wanted to try before instead of aiming to provide a complete product. Let this be an opportunity to try something new out, be it a new library or rendering technique.

With that said, we encourage…

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almost 5 years ago

Epic Games supporting DreamHackathon

We are happy to announce that Epic Games will support DreamHackathon! Each participant will be able to use the Unreal Engine as Epic Games will provide each participant with a time-limited license!

Unreal Engine 4 is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers, for game developers. From 2D mobile games to console blockbusters, Unreal Engine 4 gives you everything you need to start, ship, grow and stand out from the crowd.


about 5 years ago

Interview with a business developer

DreamHackathon Interviews

During a meeting with a business developer, we took the opportunity to tell her more about DreamHackathon. The word “hackathon” has a lot of inherent attributes and she went from not interested to very interested about the competition.

Business Developer: Do you mean that this hackathon would allow me to develop my ideas regarding gamification?

Staff: Absolutely! The competition is guided by several categories, and an idea which involve gamification may very much involve an illustration or a sound engineering aspect. Each idea will be judged in the context of the critera and that allow quite some freedom.

Business Developer:

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about 5 years ago

New Jury and support company joining!

We are happy to announce Tobii's Vice President Anders Olsson as part of the jury as well as Cedarwood's CEO Xue Mei Rhodin and Mondido's CEO Robert Pohl. Cedarwood will also provide the winning team a business development workshop and help creating a company, if they wish!

Things are really starting to move. With a little over 2 weeks left we are happy to announce several skilled people will join up as jury to help us out with the important task of deciding a winner. They will also be on-site to provide support to all the participants if need be. Don't hesitate to…

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about 5 years ago

Mondido partner to DreamHackathon

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If you ever wanted to know more about how to make a living out of the results or concepts you produce at DreamHackathon - this is your chance!

DreamHackathon can proudly announce that Mondido will be at the event and introduce all participants to their services, payment platforms. Mondido offers a simple and fast way to start accepting payments on websites and mobile applications while offering smart features for analyzing and increasing sales. This opportunity will allow teams that want to take their projects further and help plan for the longer run - even extending the time duration of DreamHackathon.…

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about 5 years ago

Jury member revealed

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Joe Robins announced as a jury member at DreamHackathon 2014!

Joe Robins is a 3D Artist, Game Developer and last but not least an Unity Technologies Community Evangelist. He hail from England and will be joining DreamHackathon as a jury member with focus on the game developing aspect. Unity 3D is one of the worlds most used game engines and they have been kind to provide DreamHackathon with Unity licenses and now an expert to help out!

More about Joe: @Joe_Robins

Happy hacking!


about 5 years ago

Tobii main partner to DreamHackathon

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Tobii are world leaders and pioneering eye tracking technology which makes it possible for computers to know where on screen users are looking. Tobii’s EyeX development kit will be available for participants to use eye tracking as their tech of choice during the hackathon, Tobii’s dev team will be on site to support participants in developing their game. In addition the best hack with Tobii eye tracking enabled will be awarded a special prize by the judges.

With the Tobii EyeX development kit implementation of Tobii eye tracking in games and other software becomes very easy. The Tobii EyeX Controller…

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about 5 years ago

Unity 3D supporting DreamHackathon

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We are proud to have Unity 3D onboard for DreamHackathon 2014. Unity will provide each participant with a license for the whole DreamHack Stockholm 2014 week. 

Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D and 2D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing community.

 


about 5 years ago

Interview with a music producer

DreamHackathon Interviews

As DreamHackathon approaches we're dedicated to bring the full experience to everyone, we're launching a series of publications that aim to communicate this. A few days ago we got the opportunity to interview a music producer that thought that DreamHackathon was not something for him. DreamHackathon is an including event where people from different parts of the industry meet up for a chance to the 100.000 SEK prize pool, to network or to be completely free.

Producer: What is a hackathon?

Staff: A Hackathon is an event where people with different background join up to create something together within a 24…

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about 5 years ago

Thanks for Signing Up!

Hi!

Thank you joining DreamHackathon! We'd just like to tell you about the application form you have to register through to be eligible for the event – it is not enough to only register at dreamhackathon.challengepost.com!

You find the application form here:

http://www.dreamhack.se/stockholm14/hackathon/apply/

Why this hustle you might ask? We are going through great lengths of work to preserve the great atmosphere - we want everyone to enjoy it equally much!

Sincerely
The DreamHackathon team


about 5 years ago

IMPORTANT: The Registration Process

Hi everyone!

Don't apply to DreamHackathon through this site, that won't make you eligable to participate in the hackathon. We have another site for administrating applications: http://www.dreamhack.se/stockholm14/hackathon/apply/

Sincerely