We want your BlackBerry® 10 gaming apps and we’re available to help you port and build them at the BlackBerry® Got Game Port-a-Thon live event.

City Event Details

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3 Dec – Bangkok, Thailand
Hubba Thailand ||| 19 Soi Ekkamai 4, Sukumvit 63 Rd., Prakanong Nua, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand 10110 (view Map

5 Dec – Sydney, Australia
Fishburners.org ||| Level 2, 608 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Sydney Australia (view Map)

6 Dec – Singapore
Games Solution Centre ||| 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #04-01, Singapore 139951 (view Map)

10 Dec – Bandung, Indonesia
Maxi’s Resto ||| Jl. Gunung Agung No.8 Ciumbuleuit – Bandung (View Map)

12 Dec – Hyderabad, India
AVASA Hotels ||| Plot No: 15,24,25 & 26 Sector - 1,Survey No: 64, Huda Techno Enclave, Madhapur.  Opposite NIFT Hyderabad- 500081 (View Map)

14 Dec – Mumbai, India
The Classique Club ||| Adjacent to Raheja Classique Complex, New Link Road, Oshiwara, Andheri - West, Mumbai - 400 053 (View Map)

22 Dec – Hong Kong
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) - Tsing Yi Campus ||| 20 Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, New Territories, Hong Kong (View Map)
香港專業教育學院(IVE)青衣分校 - 資訊及通訊科技系 ||| 香港新界青衣島青衣路20 (地圖連結)

22 Dec - Beijing, China
Penghu Café ||| East Tower 2nd floor, World financial Center, #1,
Middle Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang, Beijing
Line 10 Jin Tai Xi Zhao Station, north west exit (View Map)
澎湖咖啡 ||| 北京市东三环中路一号环球金融中心东塔2层
地铁10号线金台夕照西北出口 (地图连接)


Preparation

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Here are three things you need to do before showing up for BlackBerry Got Game Port-a-Thon

Choose your BlackBerry®10 Platform and download the SDK

Choose one or more platforms to use for BlackBerry Got Game Port-a-Thon.
C/C++
Native SDK
C++/Qt
Cascades
HTML5
WebWorks
ActionScript
Adobe AIR

Get Your Signing Keys

Before you can submit your application to the BlackBerry®AppWorld™ storefront, or deploy it onto an BlackBerry device without a debug token, you must sign your application. To sign your application, you require device code signing keys. Here's how you can get them:

  • To obtain BlackBerry device code signing keys, see the BlackBerry Keys Order Form.
  • When applying for signing keys, please ensure the box "For BlackBerry®PlayBook OS and BlackBerry 10 and Higher" is checked.
  • After your application is accepted, you'll receive two CSJ registration files by email, a RIM Development Key (RDK) file to sign the application and a debug token (PBDT) file to generate debug tokens (one signing account can be used to generate debug tokens for multiple users).
  • Save these registration files on your computer. You will need them when you configure your environment for application deployment.



For further steps after receiving your registry keys, please refer to the following sites:

WebWorks: https://developer.blackberry.com/html5/documentation/signing_landing_page.html

Cascades : https://developer.blackberry.com/cascades/documentation/getting_started/tools/signing.html

AIR : https://developer.blackberry.com/air/documentation/bb10/publishing_air_overview_2010853_11.html

Sign up as an AppWorld Portal Vendor





Rewards

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The more you port and build, the more you get*

Getting your apps into the BlackBerry App World storefront before BlackBerry 10 launches means that you can be among the first to benefit from the universe of app-hungry customers out there. You’ll also get rewards for porting and building either onsite or after BlackBerry Got Game Port-a-Thon live events:

Get onsite rewards when you port and build on BlackBerry 10:
• Successfully port a game app onsite, and receive a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet
(limit to one per vendor ID)
• Top Arcade, Puzzle and Action games ported onsite receive one BlackBerry® DevAlpha™ device each

Get rewards with submission of App World approved game apps:
• Get a game app approved on App World, and receive USD$100 for every eligible app for up to 20 apps
• Be the first ten for your city to get at least 5 and up to 10 game apps approved on App World, and receive a BlackBerry 10 Developer Alpha device
• Be the first for your city to get >10 game apps approved on App World, and get a paid trip to BlackBerry Jam Europe on top of the above rewards!

Get featured on BlackBerry App World:
• All successfully ported and approved games will get one (1) week of App World Marketing across APAC, Middle East and Africa, where applicable.
• All vendors who submit more than 5 games will get an exclusive marketing feature where games would be showcased under a partner branded or co branded banner on App World for 1 week across APAC, Middle East and Africa, where applicable.

*All apps need to be submitted within 7 days of the event, and only registered vendor ID onsite will be considered. Refer to Eligibility Terms for more information.

Eligibility Terms

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Section A: General Terms
Only gaming application for, or ported gaming app to, the BlackBerry 10 OS are eligible.

To be eligible, the App must (a) comply with these requirements; (b) comply with the BlackBerry App World Vendor Guidelines(“Guidelines”); (c) have been approved through BlackBerry App World (BBAW); and, (d) be approved by RIM as outlined in Section B below. Apps must not: (a) contain a web launcher or shortcut; (b) contain a web browser; or (c) be a game that provides a simple single function such as playing a noise or displaying a graphic (“Excluded App”). You may participate by submitting as many unique Apps as you wish but duplicates are not permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to refuse to accept Apps that are substantially similar by any participant.

All Apps (excluding resubmissions) must be received within seven (7) days from the event. Participants will be permitted to resubmit their App one (1) time if it is not approved by BBAW. Any such resubmission must be submitted to the Vendor Portal by 11:59:59 pm (GMT+8) on December 25, 2012. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. The Sponsor’s server will be the official time clock for this Program. Apps generated by script, macro or other automated means which subvert the participation or registration process will be void.

Section B: Application Submission Terms
By submitting an App, you warrant and represent that: (a) it is your original work; (b) it does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property, proprietary property or other rights of any person or entity; and, (c) that publication of the App via various media, including internet/online posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party.

Eligible Apps must have been approved by BBAW and must be an App that RIM believes, in its sole and absolute discretion will be in reasonable demand in the BBAW. Apps will be reviewed by a representative of the RIM to confirm eligibility. Decisions of RIM and Program Administrator are final and binding, without right of appeal, in all matters relating to the Program.

Rewards will be awarded once all eligible Apps have been approved through BBAW which approval will occur no later than January 23, 2013.



*No purchase necessary. Must be in attendance at BlackBerry Got Game Port-a-Thon live events to be eligible.