DEVELOPER’S GAME JAM 2.0
Are you interested in building entertaining games with impact? Are you a budding or a seasoned game developer, game designer, artist, UI/UX expert, illustrator, writer? Are you striving to hone your skills and progress to the next level?
Epiphany Games is back with its second Developers’ Game Jam. The Jam is open for everyone – developers, non-developers, game designers or novices, artists, writers, anyone with a creative streak! However, be warned – this Game Jam is more challenging than the first one in 2020, with an equally worthwhile prize at the end – PUBLISHING! (Terms and conditions apply. Also, only the top teams will qualify based on different criteria as set by partnering publishers)
Applications are due by Thursday, January 6, 2022 at: https://bit.ly/epiphanygamejam2 with the kick-off event happening on Monday, January 10, 2022. A detailed schedule will be shared in due
course. So, apply individually or as teams to have some seriously MAD fun & learning! Experienced individuals/teams, especially women, are highly encouraged to apply!
About Developers’ Game Jam 2.0
Developer’s Game Jam 2.0 will be spread over two weeks starting from January 10 to January 23, 2022. Weekly workshops, webinars, and mentorship weekends will benefit you as you go through your journey. The Closing Ceremony will be held in Islamabad (in-person, COVID permitting) on Friday, January 28, 2022
The theme for this year’s game jam is extremely interesting and fun. It will be announced once the Game Jam officially starts on January 10, 2022
WHO CAN APPLY?
Epiphany Game Jam is open for all! You can participate individually or as a team from anywhere in Pakistan. International participants are welcome as long as they team up with one Pakistani. A team with minimum 3 members - one games developer/programmer, one artist/illustrator, and one game designer - is suggested.
WHAT CAN I MAKE MY GAME IN?
Anything, as long as it runs on Windows, browsers, mobile phones, or tablets. Some commonly used platforms are Unity3D, Unreal Engine, Buildbox, and Scratch.
WHAT ASSETS CAN I USE?
As long as you own it, you can use it! Avoid using art and audio assets that do not belong to you or are copyrighted. Also note, open APIs, plugins, and scripts are allowed.
Games will be ranked on Game Mechanics, Core Game Loop, Alignment with the Theme, Audio Visual Experience, Most Original Game, Most Relatable Game, Best Overall Experience, Crowd Favorite
WHO WILL JUDGE THE GAME?
The games will be judged by a panel of experts from the games industry. The winner will receive fame and (some) fortune and hopefully, publishing deals. The results will be revealed when this process is over.
WHAT CAN I WIN?
Besides fame, glory, social media celebrity status, a pat on the back, inner happiness, etc. you will win a cash prize! Also, depending on the quality of the game, you may be able to have your game published! (terms and conditions apply)
WHO IS BEHIND THE GAME JAM
This Developers' Game Jam is brought to you by Epiphany Games, an offshoot of Epiphany, with a mission to grow talent in the gaming industry & support diversity, inclusion & impact through games. We are proud to be supported by Australia Awards for this year's Game Jam.