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The 2018 Epic MegaJam, our biggest #ue4jam of the year, is coming right up! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to have some fun while honing your Unreal Engine development chops - and you could win some fantastic prizes from our sponsors. 



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THE RULES
Work alone or with a team (up to 5 members total) to make the most incredible project in Unreal Engine 4 based on the given theme and submit before the deadline.

Epic MegaJam Official Rules
Intel Grand Prize Sweepstakes
Falcon Northwest Grand Prize Sweepstakes
Intel SSD Sweepstakes
DXRacer Sweepstakes
GameTextures Sweepstakes

GETTING STARTED
Here are some resources that will help you get prepared for the #ue4jam.

Looking for a team? Want to start your own? Head over to our Crowdforge.io page for some team building.

SideFX is offering a FREE 2-month Houdini license to all Epic MegaJam participants. These won’t be available once the jam gets started, so be sure to sign up for your license today!

Assembla will give all participants of the #ue4jam access to their platform for game development teams to build iterations of their game using their Perforce and SVN repositories. As a cloud version control provider with PM tools built in, Assembla is an effective asset to any gaming developer, and we are excited to watch Assembla’s continuing emergence within the game development community. To get access to the Perforce server, send us an email that you will need access and your team's email addresses. Please also check out tutorials on using Assembla and Perforce beforehand.

GameTextures.com is giving away 30 Free Material Functions, plus offering a 10% off new subscriptions! Find the files and more information on the discount here.

Need access to a sound librarySoundly has you covered! You'll get full access to Soundly and its massive sound effect libraryduring the jam. Enter promo code pUE4JAM after installing to get started.

Get FREE access to Quixel's Megascans library! Sign up for the Freelance 4K subscription by following the link here. Registration is open through November 15th. Take a look at this "Welcome to Megascans" to help you get started.

Chat with other jammers over at the Unreal Engine Epic MegaJam forum thread.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS
Here's the list of submission requirements to win a prize:

  • The game must include custom gameplay that exceeds the gameplay found in Epic Games’ starter templates.
  • All art assets in the game must have a material other than the default applied to it.
  • Submissions must be packaged for Android, iOS (development packaged builds), Windows or Mac OS. No full, unpackaged projects. VR and AR projects are accepted. Android games can be distributed via the Play store as well.

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY AND TIMELINE
In Unreal Engine game jam tradition, we'll be kicking this one off and announcing the theme at the end of the livestream on Thursday, November 8th at 2PM EST and giving participants the weekend to create and submit an awesome game built in the engine. The jam ends on Thursday, November 15th at 2PM EST

You will need the following information:

  • Team Name
  • Each Team Member's Name and Email Address
  • Game Name
  • Name of your submission
    • Please format your the name of your .zip file with your team's name attached, ex. TeamName_GameName
  • List any content that was created before the jam that was included in the final submission.
    • This does affect the score, as we judge on what is made during the jam's timeframe. Submitting an entry with pre-made content that is not disclosed may lead to disqualification.
  • A link to gameplay footage to be included in our highlight reel on the Epic MegaJam results livestream, if you so desire.
    • Please keep your video between 30-60 seconds.

>> You need to submit your game to the Epic MegaJam jam page in addition to uploading it to your Itch.io account page.<<

NOTE: In order to submit your game to Itch.io, your .zip file must be UNDER 1GB. This won't affect most projects, but please be mindful of the size of your game once compressed. If your file is more than 1GB, you may utilize the Butler tool to upload your files to Itch.io. More info on that here.

AWARD CATEGORIES AND PRIZES
The Epic MegaJam will feature a Grand Prize raffle, plus additional prizes for the finalist teams and special category winners. We judge submissions for their visual aesthetic, unique use of the theme, and gameplay on a 1-5 point scale. The top 3 teams will be declared our finalists.

GAMETEXTURES.COM RAFFLE

All jam participants will be entered into a raffle to receive one of 10 one-month subscriptions to GameTextures.com.

DXRACER RAFFLE

All jam participants will be entered into a raffle to receive one of three Unreal Engine-branded RV001 gaming chairs from DXRacer.

LOGITECHG LIGHTSYNC CHALLENGE

Bring your game to life beyond its platform with Intel's LIGHTSYNC RGB technology!  Each member of the team that best enhances the experience of their game using Intel's LIGHTSYNC technology will receive a set of  G560 LIGHTSYNC PC Gaming Speakers.
NOTE: You don't need a LIGHTSYNC capable device to participate. Simply use their emulator to preview your effects!

For help, check out this tutorial on How to Setup the Logitech SDK to work with Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints by Rhys!

FINALIST PRIZES
All entries will be judged for their aesthetic, unique use of the theme, and gameplay. The top three entries will be declared our finalists. They will receive an Unreal Engine swag pack and additional prizes, yet to be announced.

All Finalists will receive:

INTEL PRIZE RAFFLES
Many thanks to Intel for sponsoring the Epic MegaJam and supplying our community with rad prizes! We encourage you all to check out their Game Dev Program at https://software.intel.com/gamedev and sign up. They'd love to provide your team with resources to help you succeed -> Get ready. Get noticed. Get big.

Intel SSD RAFFLE
Each individual from the three finalist teams and the special categories winners will be entered into the Intel Software SSD Prize Raffle, where we’ll be giving away 280GB Intel® Optane™ SSD 900Ps.

GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE
Each individual from the three finalist teams will be entered into the Intel Software Grand Prize Raffle, where one lucky winner will be receiving a ASUS ROG Strix Gaming Laptop.

  • Intel Core i7-8750H Processor
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 8GB
  • 16 GB DDR4 2666MHz Memory
  • 1TB Hard Drive 
  • Windows 10 Home

FALCON NORTHWEST GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE
Every individual* from the three finalist teams will also be entered into the Falcon Northwest Grand Prize Raffle, where only one lucky person will receive the Epic MegaJam’s biggest reward; a Falcon Northwest FragBox. (*except the recipient of the Intel Software Grand Prize)

  • Falcon Northwest FragBox Small Form Factor PC
  • Custom Unreal Engine paint them
  • Intel 9th Gen i7-9700K 8 Core processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card
  • 32GB DDR4 memory
  • ASUS Z390 motherboard
  • 2TB Samsung 970 EVO SSD

SPECIAL CATEGORY PRIZES
Our "Special Categories" are for teams who create amazing games, but have something just a little different.

  • On the Go - Best mobile game on Android or iOS!
  • Something Something Reality - Best AR or VR game.
  • Army of One - Best game created by a solo developer. 

Winners of these special category prizes will be rewarded with:

The wonderful Ben Mears of SideFX will be joining our panel of judges for the 2018 Epic MegaJam!

Happy developing, and good luck!

Streaming your work on Twitch? Let us know so we can follow along!

Are you on Twitter or Instagram? Show off your work using the #ue4jam hashtag!

Helpful Links for Jamming
Official Sites
Getting Started Docs
Reduce Your Package Size
Top Tips for Game Jams
Wiki Tutorials
Wiki Code Tutorials/Snippets
Training Videos
Tutorials and Guides
Blueprint Getting Started Thread
C++ Getting Started Thread

YouTube
Unreal Engine's Official YouTube Channel
Peter L Newton's YouTube Channel
TeslaDev's YouTube Channel
Mathew Wadstein's YouTube Channel
Luos' YouTube Channel

Tutorials and Guides
Tutorials by Tom Looman
Blueprint Guides by Romero

OUR SPONSORS

INTEL
FALCON NORTHWEST
LOGITECHG
SIDEFX
QUIXEL
ASSEMBLA
CROWDFORGE.IO
GAMETEXTURES.COM
SOUNDLY
DOKYO
GAMEDNA
DXRACER

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GIF
Atmospheric walking sim set in a riverside forest area of new zealand
Simulation
In this strangle place, you fight to the death against your invisible friends
Shooter
An item-based puzzle game through time.
Puzzle
Steer the rocket to hit the target
Action
GIF
No daydreaming on the job!
Simulation
EPIC 2018 MEGAJAM
Adventure
Sync up with the alternate reality to save Universe in this puzzle solving platformer!
Puzzle
An acrobatic parkour game with reality deformation occuring.
Racing
Alter your reality to reach the end.
Puzzle
Stealth Puzzle game
Puzzle
Aliens and Government forces compete in a series of minigames to (dis)prove the existence of extraterrestrial life!
Arrow and Zary is an emotional isometric adventure game developed for Epics annual mega jam
Adventure
Find your way through unstable realities
Puzzle
Entry for 2018 Epic megajam, short puzzle game
Puzzle
Mine letters, Make words, Get rich, Buy upgrades, Learn new words
Educational
A short VR journey of miscomprehension
Puzzle
You're a college student living a normal life, until one day your door crashes and everything changes.
Adventure
Make your own reality! Use colored lenses to influence what is real and what isn't.
Puzzle
An immersive gallery of abstract and impossible art.
Puzzle
Tried to build a tetris game, but was larger in scope that imagined.
Puzzle
The Journey Within -
Adventure
First person parkour
Platformer
Arvin Desolation : journey of quantic paranoïac
Run from the police in this cyberpunk action game
Action
Build clunky machines based on senseless evil plans
Puzzle
explore the abandoned station and find out the mysteries in this looped world!
Interactive Fiction
Chill out with this reality bending platformer that uses light to expose the unseen
Platformer
Find hidden Anomalies in a virtual world with jetpack platforming and scanner spider shots. Made by Anomaly Janitors!
Slow down time with your fox girl powers
Platformer
The definitive buyer's guide is an arcade game in which players attend to an intergalactic auction to make a fortune.
Simulation
An ambitious first person puzzle game demo. Made with love.
Puzzle
It's a short story based game that i made for the Epic MegaJam 2018. I hope you all enjoy!
Action
unreal megajam 2018 entry
Strategy
This was made for the Unreal Mega Jam 2018
Adventure
After the chaos only the beasts reign in a forgotten world.
Action
Find out that the truth is not exactly as expected.
Adventure
an entry for 2018 Epic Mega Jam #ue4jam "reality is frequently inaccurate"
Racing
My Game for the Epic Mega Jam 2018
Platformer
Play a robot bartender somewhere in space
Simulation
Destroy dark creatures with Dark light.
Survival
Epic Megajam 2018 submission
Platformer
Get rid of your family, but make sure the neighbors don't notice.
Fighting
A short game about secret worlds
Puzzle
Small game for 2018 Epic MegaJam
Physics-based tower building
Puzzle
2 Player based endless runner, while 1 player has to avoid objects but the other drives him into these.
Platformer
Escape the Eye of Truth's Eternal Stare..
Puzzle
Shooting Gallery with an inaccurate gun called Reality.
Shooter
You're dreaming about Bruce again... maybe we should look for a way to wake up.
Meet RedShift, the flight puzzle game where you chase the Pulse changing reality around you.
Puzzle
Puzzle, infinity, unknown
Puzzle
First-person shooter where you shoot smoke rings through other smoke rings before your coals burn out
Simulation
EPIC MegaJam 2018 - Reality is often inaccurate [VR]
Puzzle
Reality is often inaccurate.​
Platformer
Oniric Game
Prop Hunt meets the Exorcist
Puzzle
GIF
Sell houses, make money. Repeat.
Simulation
MegaJam 2018
Tale of daydreaming office worker.
Adventure
Take a minute to see how I spent my week!
Platformer
All truth is crooked; time is a circle.
Puzzle
Become a sound and use your beat to become the rightful Tony of this instrument.
Reality isn't acurate to everyone.
Platformer
A game when you dont want to die ... or do you?
Puzzle
Juggle between different fragments of reality to collect the seven orbs of truth and make your way through the levels.
Platformer
UE4 2018 MegaJam Submission : Android Game
Runner for 2018 GameJam
Sports
GIF
Epic MegaJam Entry - Team Ninjatron
Platformer
Game about Reality travelling through dimensions. Use clever ricochets to beat the target!
Puzzle
UE4JAM Reality is often inaccurate
Action
Orthographic Puzzle Platformer
Platformer
Where did everyone go?
Adventure
A short interactive story game.
Interactive Fiction
Go back in time to thwart an ancient evil hidden in the Egyptian pyramids.
Platformer
Laser Pointers and Quantum. Submission for theme "Reality Is Often Inaccurate". Epic MegaJam 2018.
Educational
Prototype for GameJam entry
Adventure
Unfinished idea for UE4 Jam
Puzzle
Game Jam- Winter 2018
Action
Agartha
Role Playing
A short entry for the 2018 Epic MegaJam
Platformer
“DUALITY”, World as you know it has changed and now 2 different realities exist at the same dimension
Action
Its teeth are sharp, and it isn't letting go any time soon.
Action
Hot VR Disco Action
Shooter
A battle royal type game where each player possess a physics ball and tries to eliminate others by pushing them out.
Platformer
Endless 2D runner where you can change between two realms to gain extra points.
Platformer
UE4 mega gamejam 2018
Strategy
An outlaw turns into a hero or that is what he believes...
Action
An arcade puzzle/shooter game where you defend your portal from CYBER--a newly discovered threat from another dimension.
Action
Smaller? Bigger? A gentle puzzle and less gentle test of dexterity on your mobile. SUFFER IN YOUR JOCKS!
Controller Required, hard as nails Twin Stick Shooter! 1 bullet per enemy!
Shooter
Glitchshmup
Action
Tilt your phone to avoid the obstacles. When you finish a level you will see it in a new perspective.
Survival
Reality is not what it seems 2018 UE4 Jam Submission
Action
Get through the doors!
Puzzle
Dimensional Defence Drone
Action
A tachyonic antitelephone is a hypothetical device that could be used to send signals into one's own past.
Puzzle
A Short Puzzle Game centered around the concept of color
Puzzle
Doors everywhere!
Adventure
Just like real life; hunt ghosts!
Adventure
Dystopian document destruction simulator.
Action
To find what you are looking for you really need to use the best of both worlds.
Adventure
GIF
A surreal puzzle game about perspective and friendship
Puzzle
Sobrevive, dispara,corre
Action
You're one and the same.
Immersive Boxing
Simulation
You are on a happy place, only to discover that its not real
Puzzle
Lobotomy, Doc?
Action
Backend Example
Run in browser
Funky Gravity and portals
Puzzle
Role Playing
Whack-a-Mole with the News
Action
The Adventure and fulfilling life of Michael!
Puzzle
a strange adventure in the life of marvin...
Adventure
A game about a girl who think the floor is lava.
Adventure
Work can be fun, as long that you don't limit yourself to others' reality.
Role Playing
ue4jam
Puzzle
Rolling ball in neon colored environment.
Leave the bar and go....wherever your drunkard's walk takes you
Shooter
Traverse the visible spectrum to escape the PRISOM!
Puzzle
a thrilling puzzle game with unique world-switching mechanics
Puzzle
A reality emerging game based off Cervantes's novel.
Action
Explore alternate worlds while solving challenging puzzles!
Puzzle
Step into the shoes of Peter Wisen as he restores power to Warehouse 71
A completely normal first person platformer.
Platformer
A Narative-driven game [Playing with sounds is recommended] :)
Role Playing
What Is light
Break through the Matrix and find the proper items to deliver. Be careful, some stuff might be strange...
Find your way home
Adventure
Reach your reality
Platformer
ninja multiplayer
Action
Guide the ball through the maze and into the portal!
Puzzle
A recreation of a few old Atari / Arcade games were the objective is the opposite of reality
Action
MultiPlayer Sport game, very fast gameplay
Platformer
A paranormal hunting sim!
Shooter
Just a happy ball fighting ARPG with no(?) sub plot...
Action
The REDHOT plane fighting with monsters, be aware of them on the stage of REDHOTMAGICSTUNT
Action
2018 Epic MegaJam
Platformer
This reality is botched, clean it up.
Adventure
unfinished due to technical reasons
The snow cover truth
Adventure
A jump and run adventure game containing a lot of beer and metal.
Escape the mysterious masked stalker as he chases you through a series of worlds joined by portals
Survival
Oculus Rift Vr Game
Simulation
Free the little red imps from their confines (made for Epic Mega Game Jam 2018)
Blast pieces of reality in VR as they form in front of you. UE4 MegaJam 2018 Entry
Shooter
reality vanishes put red and blue before it disappears
#EpicMegaJam'18 by Epic Games
Puzzle
Epic 2018 Megajam Game
Platformer
You are son of a legendary guardian Gideon looking for artifacts protected by him
Adventure
A insane ball roll adventure game where you have to explore the spots to find the hidden treasures.
Action
Interactive Fiction
You're the Hunter! Your objective is to find and kill the Monster lurking amongst the citizens.
Shooter
Richard is a blind kid whose father loves the describe the world in a particular way
Adventure
A Space Simulator ... or is it?
Simulation
Adventure
A small game about movement and time.
Platformer
An Oculus Rift Touch VR car driving game for Epic MegaJam 18
Simulation
Have a look to the other side
Platformer
A new world out of a kid's imagination
Adventure
A mobile adventure game, where you have to choose the way out to survive
Action
sleep. dream. run. repeat.
Platformer
Made with limited time (Only one full day worth of hours) enjoy for what it is, sorry for no sound.
Platformer
Find the Exit to the bulding, guiding residents to safe zones and avoiding the monsters
Shooter
A classic beat-em-up, with twinges of horror.
Fighting
HummingBird
A game where you need to find things
Platformer