This jam is now over. It ran from 2020-07-01 16:00:00 to 2020-09-07 16:00:00. View 74 entries

Bookmark Game Jam is a funny little idea because I wanted to make a micro-game that can fit in the size of a bookmark. That's really all there is to it. I was asking around on twitter for size dimensions and Paul Czege suggested using bookmark dimensions. He also suggested making a jam out of it... so here it is. 


  • The game can be a work-in-progress or even an old, existing one. We don't mind.
  • I recommend using standard bookmark sizes such as: 2.5" x 8.5" inches but I've seen bookmarks of all shapes and sizes so, feel free to go for a custom size. Just remember that the idea here is that you're working on limited space.  That's part of the challenge. The standard sizing is more for printer-accessibility issues, in case people would actually like to print your work for themselves eventually.
  • This game jam will not accept games that contain harmful, hateful, abusive content. Anything that flags to me as racist, sexist, transphobic, queerphobic  or anything similar will be deliberated and removed. 
  • Consider making your game accessible, whether this is through font sizes, layout, colors, or even the language you use. 
  • This jam accepts supplements, hacks, and other similar content as long as you are abiding by the legalities of copyright and IP. 
  • Multiple submissions are 100% okay!

If you have any questions, feel free to mention me on twitter or DM me. You can find me @diwataMANILA. If you're posting about your entries, please use the #BookmarkJam hashtag!
Cover image for the jam was from Markus Winkler on

The #BookmarkJam believes in the principles of #SWORDDREAM

The Nine Principles of SWORDDREAM

1) *DREAM stands against hate & prejudice in all forms. We seek to actively oppose bigotry & harassment in gaming communities. We create kind spaces

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Read Dune and journal your thoughts and feelings
A solo language learning game
A bookmark-sized character creator based on Korean folk culture.
Create Swords From Your Words
A bookmark-sized game about Cool Kobolds
Trois marques-pages pour mettre des émotions au cœur du jeu de rôle.
A solo game about ghostwriting and learning that the customer is NOT always right
5 small rpgs no bigger than a bookmark, to be played with books, alone, or with others
A bookmark-sized game about time travel.
Turn a book into a solo dungeon delve
Portable, System-Agnostic, Magic Item List
Explore a haunted library with a bookmark
Two people, a beach, a stone and endless stories
A dungeon crawler print and play system in bookmark style.
A bookmark game jam game
A game about keeping secrets.
A bookmark game of finding power in books
Generate your own male witch who is male and also a witch!
Five micro-RPGs that fit onto bookmarks
Asymmetric Wizard VS Toilet Combat
a slip of an rpg
A game about cakes.
Bookmark sized game about a book club with skeletons
A dimension-hopping correspondence poetry RPG
Bookmark sized RPG that uses a book instead of dice.
You're Thirsty - this is a Trap!
A solo game of ciphers and secrets to play while reading where your book is the key.
A microgame about getting lost in historical text, inspired by Assassin's Creed.
Un set de marque-pages pour jouer avec tes livres - A set of bookmarks to play with your books
Dead Meme Bookmark Game™
Life is pretty much your own story, so what would you bookmark?
Role Playing
A single player storytelling romance game that fits on a bookmark!
A storytelling game for one, on a bookmark.
Sacrifices is a truth-or-dare style game for 4+ daring players.
A #BookmarkJam journaling game to be used while reading the Harry Potter books.
Get lost in a good story, and be awesome while doing it!
A bookmark that can act as a DM for your D&D game! Everyone gets to PC!
A minimal rpg about divination...on a bookmark!
A guided daydream while you rest your eyes
english / french ttrpg on a bookmark
A little bookmark game to play while you read.
Magbatuhan tayo ng salita!
two bookmark poetry games for the price of one!
A bookmark game about redistributing underutilized things
A micro-game of making up gossip between turns.
A bookmark-sized anti-capitalist semi-tactical rock-and-roll science-fiction rpg
Role Playing
Two player storytelling RPG about a TV show and its increasingly angry fans
Short random tables to help the busy Game Master!
A doodle based reading goal tracker that fits on a bookmark
A solo game designed for Bookmark Game Jam 2020.
A simple challenge for reading and writing stories.
A Micro-Game Where You Literally Smash Stuff
Role Playing
A bookmark-sized TTRPG
A small game made for the #BookmarkJam centered around the different parts of speech!
A simple game to play with books and friends
A bookmark game helping you to create a story from the book you're reading
Generate a Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicles for the space-future we all deserve.
This is more a callout than a game, but it makes a great bookmark
A bookmark game to find Marks in books
A collection of bookmark-sized book-centric RPGs
Generate some little things that float around you and do stuff.
Generate mysterious spinxes for equally mysterious worlds!
An asymmetrical semi-cooperative quasi-competitive TTRPG--on a bookmark.
A Side Game to play along your favorite RPG
Get bored ? Toss a coin and change character's gender.
In the middle of an apocalypse, only one book can save you.