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It’s a new year and time for another #ue4jam! Unreal Engine’s quarterly game jams brings developers together for five days to craft a unique game, putting their creative and technical abilities to the test. Each submission is eligible for prizes from our amazing sponsors.



GETTING STARTED 

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

Check out Tom Shannon's presentation on Game Jammin With UE4 on our livestream!

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 2019 Winter #ue4jam 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. NOTE: Repositories will be deleted 14 days after the jam concludes. Save your files locally to ensure they won't be lost!

Sign up with a free account at GameTextures.com for 12 free materials from the GameTextures.com team! 

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.

Chat with other jammers over at the Unreal Engine Winter #ue4jam forum thread

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.

2019 Winter UE4jam Official Rules

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, Windows or Mac OS. No full, unpackaged projects. XR 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 on the livestream on Thursday, Feb 14 at 3PM ET and giving participants the weekend to create and submit an awesome game built in the engine. The jam ends on Tuesday, Feb 19th at 11:59 PM ET. 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 Winter #ue4jam results livestream, if you so desire.
    • Please keep your video between 30-60 seconds.

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 Winter #ue4jam 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.



FINALIST PRIZES

Many thanks to Intel for sponsoring the Winter #ue4jam and supplying our community with rad prizes! I 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.

All Finalists will receive:

SPECIAL CATEGORY PRIZES

Our "Special Categories" are for teams who create amazing games, but have something just a little different. This Winter, our Special Categories are:

  • "Friends And Foes" for the best shared screen multiplayer game.
  • "The Tiny Award" for the best game that comes in under 100mb.
  • "Something Something Reality" for the best game that is either an Augmented or Virtual Reality (XR) experience.

Winners of these special category prizes will be rewarded with:

  • a 1-year Houdini Indie license from SideFX
  • a featured playthrough on the December 6th Unreal Engine livestream
  • an Unreal Engine swag pack per team member, including a Winter #ue4jam t-shirt

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 Winter #ue4jam’s biggest reward; a custom Unreal Engine-branded Tiki desktop PC from Falcon Northwest.

  • Intel 9th Gen i7-9700K 8 Core processor
  • EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card
  • 16GB DDR4 memory
  • ASUS Z390 motherboard
  • 2TB Intel 660p NVMe SSD

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
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Wiki Code Tutorials/Snippets
Training Videos
Tutorials and Guides
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C++ Getting Started Thread

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

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Tutorials by Tom Looman
Blueprint Guides by Romero

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Be the new Cupid - Have a blast!
Shooter
GIF
Extrication is a first-person VR game that challenges your problem solving skills and your concept of right and wrong.
Puzzle
Demolish a millionaire's estate with a bulldozer.
Action
Hosted Multiplayer Winterjam Entry Server is up, come play!
Survival
Stop all other knights and be the only one for the Princess.
Strategy
TPS Game made within 1 week for Winter UE4 Game Jam
Shooter
Shoot love arrows on people to make them fall in love
Action
Awesome Cats entry for Winter #ue4Jam 2019
Shooter
Carry your Knight to victory by any means!
Action
A puzzle game heavily inspired by Games such as Portal or Talos Principle.
Puzzle
GIF
Collecting flowers has never been this bloody!
Action
Divorce is due! collect as much valuables before your spouse does!
Action
An epic hand-drawn multiplayer fighting game!
Fighting
All's fair in love and war
Action
GIF
War against demons through bonds of love.
Shooter
Visit her inner hell
Adventure
Be a true pirate! Arr!
Action
Infiltrate a AAA game compnay to steal some classified documents using your time altering powers.
Action
A splitscreen versus only game for #ue4jam
Arena Survival Shooter
Action
Valentine is back to kill again! This time in the 3rd dimension.
Shooter
Sabotage your friends cake to come out on top in this competitive, cake sabotaging, game.
Action
Have you ever wanted to visit a tiny village? Do you have some questions you need answered?
Adventure
She is cleaning out her closet
Survival
Top-down shooter - winter ue4jam
Action
// kill all the evil RoboBears to collect their hearts and win! or play the Melee Mode Demo against a friend //
Fighting
A monstrous love story. Made for Winter #ue4jam 2019
Action
Glory Run
Platformer
A split screen game about splitting up
Can love bloom even in the trenches of war?
Action
Roguelite FP Puzzle
Puzzle
Can you win the hand of the pickiest princess in the land?
Action
There is a war on love.
Shooter
a multiplayer game to solve any indecisiveness, just pick your side and score high
Action
break hearts, or don't
Shooter
Two lovers' treacherous journey to reunite in a war-torn town.
Adventure
Try to befriend your neighbors. It's difficult, as usual they use very inconvenient methods.
Action
An ancient fight, of ancient foe, of snake and mongoose-kind...
Action
A short VR shooter to rescue your love
Action
Two bound lovers must test the strength of their bond in this conflict puzzle game.
Puzzle
Stop the hero from taking your lover.
Action
Harlan designs winter jam 2019 submintion Amaze & Ablaze
Puzzle
2 Player game for Unreal Winter Jam 2019
Action
See who's bond is the strongest in this top-down, twin-stick arena shooter! (4 player local multiplayer, gamepad only)
Shooter
Far ahead in time, yet your human insticts still prevail.
Adventure
All is fair in capture the flag. Made by 3 people for the UE4 winter game jam
When two tribes go to war.. - UE4 2019 Winter Jam
Action
Voice driven trivia game, race to the top of the hill and gain the most squares by answering trivia questions correctly.
A 1 KEYBOARD, 1 MOUSE AND 2 PLAYER GAME
Platformer
Compete against your friends in a mad scramble to fill chocolate boxes before time runs out!
A local multiplayer game
Games about love and homosexuality
A fragment of the mind to fill the mind with love
Strut your stuff, steal your treasure, strike your rival. All's fair in love and war.
Romeo and Juliet are still fighting for their love...
Action
Two soul Lovers beyond the eternity
Adventure
Finish the game as quickly as you can, The obvious solution might not be the fastest.
Puzzle
Split-Screen Multiplayer UE4 Winterjam 2019 Entry
Action
Ready for a ride? Time to spread some love!
Shooter
Win the love of your life in this splitscreen pvp game
UE4 Winter jam 2019
Strategy
I saw it first, so I will buy it first, will I?
Side-scrolling game about Cherubs locked in mortal combat with Cthulhu and his minions.
Action
A top-down shooter about sharing love and battling murderous exes
Action
Wuffels is under attack from snowballs and bunny hoppers. Protect her!
Survival
Free for all dual arena Third Person Shooter
Action
Dark horror game that you need to survive
Survival
Take to kin
Adventure
A "boss rush" game made for the Winter #UE4Jam, has a Coop and a VS Mode too.
Action
Jump for Love
Puzzle
Help boy get a girl.
Action
Do whatever it takes to become the greatest courier in the world!
Simulation
2-player shared-screen game of competitive rhyming created for UE4 2019 Winter Game Jam
Turn based hero game inspired by darkest dungeon.
Strategy
A small scale tower defense game where love can overcome all.
Strategy
Bees are killing for the bee
Platformer
Split screen shooter and competitive coin collection
Shooter
A top-down shooter game where you have to betray your allies to win.
Shooter
An action combat RPG using a unique card system. Follow a prisoner on his travels to reach his homeland.
Adventure
Small Semi-Roguelite FPS game made for Winter UE4Jam 2019.
Action
Find out what happened to your loved one, on the day of the Valentine
Action
Local Multiplayer arena battle
Action
[ VR ] You're fighting in the cold war of the future as Cupid while you attempt to get back what is yours.
Action
Throw household items at each other and air your grievances.
Shooter
Shared screen chaos - 2-4 Player
Platformer
A virtual reality puzzle game where you go to war against the one who betrayed you for love
Puzzle
A short game made for the 2019 Winter #ue4jam.
Platformer
Battle for Princess
Action
Role Playing
Versus game you can play in the browser
Play in browser
Escape the lab by operating simultaneously in 8 realities
Puzzle
The cubes are at war!
UE4 Game Jam Entry Winter 2019
Platformer
Shoot your haters with love to make them a better person.
Platformer
What better time to make a profit than a war!