Build the Future of Gaming

A full weekend of game hacking. Software, hardware, art, and the web.

Register Now

Many thanks to Riot Games, the headline sponsor of Game Hack Day. Check out their award-winning game League of Legends

Organized and Presented by

NYHacker — nyc hacker union

NYHacker is a non-profit connector and mentorship organization led by hackers, for hackers seeking to support the growth of new york as a center for technological and entrepreneurial progress.

Learn More

2011 Schedule

Saturday, 25 June

9AM - Doors Open
10AM - Hacking Begins
8PM - Music, Games, & Beer
(Hacking Overnight)

Sunday, 26 June

(Hacking Overnight)
12PM - Demo Signup Closes
2PM - Demos Begin


General Assembly
902 Broadway
Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10010

Present an API

Do you have an API, framework, or other tech that is useful to game developers? Sign up to give a short demo or a longer form workshop.

Sign up to present

Sponsor Game Hack Day

Game Hack Day is free for attendees. We rely on your contributions to make the event happen.

Request sponsorship details

Press Information

If you're interested in covering the event, let us know and we'll find space for you.

Request a press invite

Coordinate on the Wiki

Edit to your heart's content:

Kinect - OpenCV
Use your body to control your games.
Build an arcade game on an Arduino.
Control a hover-drone with an API.
Build real time HTML5 games.
Control human game pieces with an API.
Build native touch games using JavaScript.
Build quick and easy 2d games in Python.
Store game state in the cloud.
Build location based games.
Notify mobile and passive gamers.
Embed video chat into games.
Invite crowds to play with voice and SMS.
Edit and apply effects to images in your game.
Learn how to scale your games.