Military taps into Orlando’s gaming sector for needed simulation talent

For 48 hours in November, military training was all fun and games.

Local developers, designers, artists and others got a chance to design prototype simulations for the Department of Defense at the inaugural Armed Forces Jam in Orlando from Nov. 4-7. The competitive event was put on by Indienomicon, an Orlando-based independent gaming association, and hosted at the Central Florida Tech Grove, a simulation industry innovation facility in Research Park. 

Armed Forces Jam is modeled after other game…