This jam is now over. It ran from 2020-07-01 16:00:00 to 2020-09-07 16:00:00. View 72 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
Create Swords From Your Words
A bookmark-sized game about Cool Kobolds
A solo language learning game
5 small rpgs no bigger than a bookmark, to be played with books, alone, or with others
Explore a haunted library with a bookmark
Portable, System-Agnostic, Magic Item List
Two people, a beach, a stone and endless stories
A collection of bookmark-sized book-centric RPGs
A bookmark game jam game
Get bored ? Toss a coin and change character's gender.
A bookmark game of finding power in books
Trois marques-pages pour mettre des émotions au cœur du jeu de rôle.
A bookmark-sized character creator based on Korean folk culture.
A bookmark-sized game about time travel.
Bookmark sized game about a book club with skeletons
Un set de marque-pages pour jouer avec tes livres - A set of bookmarks to play with your books
Get lost in a good story, and be awesome while doing it!
A dimension-hopping correspondence poetry RPG
A dungeon crawler print and play system in bookmark style.
A solo game of ciphers and secrets to play while reading where your book is the key.
a slip of an rpg
A game about keeping secrets.
You're Thirsty - this is a Trap!
Bookmark sized RPG that uses a book instead of dice.
Life is pretty much your own story, so what would you bookmark?
Role Playing
A bookmark game about redistributing underutilized things
A solo game about ghostwriting and learning that the customer is NOT always right
A storytelling game for one, on a bookmark.
Turn a book into a solo dungeon delve
Asymmetric Wizard VS Toilet Combat
A simple challenge for reading and writing stories.
A minimal rpg about divination...on a bookmark!
A guided daydream while you rest your eyes
A game about cakes.
A #BookmarkJam journaling game to be used while reading the Harry Potter books.
Magbatuhan tayo ng salita!
A doodle based reading goal tracker that fits on a bookmark
A single player storytelling romance game that fits on a bookmark!
Short random tables to help the busy Game Master!
two bookmark poetry games for the price of one!
Sacrifices is a truth-or-dare style game for 4+ daring players.
A solo game designed for Bookmark Game Jam 2020.
This is more a callout than a game, but it makes a great bookmark
A small game made for the #BookmarkJam centered around the different parts of speech!
Generate a Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicles for the space-future we all deserve.
english / french ttrpg on a bookmark
Dead Meme Bookmark Game™
Five micro-RPGs that fit onto bookmarks
A little bookmark game to play while you read.
Generate your own male witch who is male and also a witch!
Create a new story from your books
A micro-game of making up gossip between turns.
Two player storytelling RPG about a TV show and its increasingly angry fans
A bookmark game to find Marks in books
A Micro-Game Where You Literally Smash Stuff
A simple game to play with books and friends
An asymmetrical semi-cooperative quasi-competitive TTRPG--on a bookmark.
Generate some little things that float around you and do stuff.
Generate mysterious spinxes for equally mysterious worlds!
A Side Game to play along your favorite RPG
In the middle of an apocalypse, only one book can save you.