This jam is now over. It ran from 2018-04-05 22:00:00 to 2018-04-16 22:00:00. View results

The game jam's theme is: Zodiac

Congratulations to our winners!

1st place: Castle Zodiac

2nd place: Stars Above

3rd place: Zodiac Lines


Welcome to our third gamejam. We are so excited to see what you all create. We've  put together a kick ass team to help organize CFNGamejam#3. In addition to this, we've secured some industry professionals to join us on the judging panel and help pick the winning entries. If you're still not sure whether to join or not, check out the prizes section below!



We've already built an established, active community of over 2500 members on Discord. We would love for you to join us there. We cater to everyone who creates, works with or just simply loves indie games. We have a dedicated CFN game jam channel for official announcements and updates as well as general game jam discussion. 

Our Discord server: https://discord.gg/CFN

Rules

  1. All games entered must work on a Windows PC with a 'normal' monitor, this means no VR exclusive.
  2. There must be no sexual content.
  3. Team sizes are a maximum of four members. 
  4. Your game must be created by you and your jam team, during the game jam itself. 
  5. You may use 3rd party libraries, artwork and music or assets you've previously created, but you must divulge which assets you've not created during the game jam. A score penalty may be applied at the judge's discretion.
  6. Don't start with the creation of your game before the jam officially starts.
  7. Although anyone can vote on the submissions, judges will have the final say on the official winners.

Questions regarding the rules? Join the CFN Discord server; https://discord.gg/CFN, and ask any member of the CFNGameJam Team.

Jury

  • Edward (ComputerFiguur) - CFN Gaming founder - @CastorEdward
  • Kevin (Dragon Slumber) - Experienced indie game developer, livestreamer, admin for CFN Gaming - @Dragon_Slumber
  • Diogo (Shadow6390) - Experienced indie game developer - @LaminaStudios
  • April (LaminaStudios) - Experienced indie game developer - @LaminaStudios
  • Joshua (Joshua McLean/8 bits to ∞) - Game audio producer & game developer - @MrJoshuaMcLean
  • Aden (IndieGamePodcast) - Podcaster and indiegame enthusiast - @IndieGameCast
  • Nameisinvalid - Twitch streamer - @Nameisinvalid09

Judging Criteria

Games will be judged on the following criteria:

    • Theme Relevance: How much did the game adhere to the theme, how important the theme is to the game
    • Game Design: How well is the game designed, how novel are its mechanics and how well they work together
    • Aesthetics: The visual style of the game how pleasing and fitting it is with the game
    • Audio: Music and sound effect, how does the sound overall enhance the experience
    • Fun: Is the game fun to play, regardless of any other criteria?
    • Overall: How did all of the aspects of the game come together. Not an average, but an overall feel for the overall quality of execution

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Prizes

Creating awesome games is prize enough, we know that. But it doesn't hurt to be rewarded for your efforts as well, right? We've put together the below prize package thanks to some incredibly generous and supportive partners and sponsors.


PR planning consultation with GOPublX

The winning team will receive a 2 hour PR planning, consultation and advisory session offered by GoPublX Game Media Relations

  1. They will receive assistance with creating a press kit for their game, explaining best practices, required key collateral and information you must include.
  2. Additionally, they will receive a full review of their game's positioning within the market, along with advice and support on how to pitch your game to the press. 


BoltN Hosting

BoltN Hosting will offer the following for the winners:

First place: 2GB VPS for 1 month or web hosting for 3 months, to be decided the winner, including BoltN IP Customization Pack which will grant you your own IP (for web)/can do it on your IP (for VPS) which you can set the geolocation of and modify the whois of) as well as a .net or .com domain
Second place:  2 months webhosting
Third place: 1 month webhosting

Jump

Every member of the winning team gets 3 months free membership for Jump 'unlimited on-demand indie gaming'

Lamina Studios

Lamina Studios

To the winners, Lamina Studios is offering their counselling and guiding services! This means that for those winners who want to pursue with their submitted entree and release their game, Lamina Studios will help facilitate the game's launch and exposure.


 

Steam copies of Arelite Core and Astral Traveler

Dragon Slumber will be providing a Steam copy of Arelite Core and Astral Traveler for every member of the winning team, as well as a random draw for any other participating team who has submitted a game.

Steam copies of 'The blobs fight!'

Skypyre studios will be providing a Steam copy of 'The blobs fight!' for every member of the top 3 teams. The keys will be delivered to the winners when the game released on Steam.

More prizes may be announced so stay tuned!

Get streamed!

Every game submitted will be streamed by multiple jury members, so you can see their reactions first hand.


Dragon Slumber will livestream the games made in CFNGamejam#3

Mr Joshua McLean will livestream the games made in CFNGamejam#3

Youtube

ComputerFiguur will record the games and post a video for each game on the CFN Youtube channel.

All submissions
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Browser playable (5)
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Windows (7)
macOS (4)
Linux (3)

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A game where observation is the only thing that matters.
Puzzle
Play in browser
GIF
A Solo CFNGameJam game about fishing.
Simulation
A classic-inspired beat-em-up (demo)
Fighting
Play in browser
Simple 2D platformer about a princess who breaks herself out of an evil castle. Made in 11 days for a game jam.
Platformer
Fault in our stars.
Simulation
Play as Ruthar in order to collect the essences and save the galaxy.
Puzzle
Play in browser
a top down boss fight based game
Action
Play in browser
Rescue your fellow AIs and escape a robotics facility.
Puzzle
Play in browser
As the stars fade a traveler wielding the zodiac gun, sets out to start another bang.
Shooter
Ophiuchus, the serpent-bearer. Take control of the serpent and avoid the reaching hands of Ophiucus and your own body!
Action
Can you defeat all the Zodiac-Signs?
Survival