This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-11-01 07:00:00 to 2019-12-19 08:00:00. View 68 entries

Correspondence jam is for epistolary games! What does that mean? Any game where the main mechanic is players writing letters back and forth! This can mean a game played through dms, through email or shared documents, through snail mail, or any other message sending system! 

Submission guidelines: Write an analog roleplaying game where players write letters to one another. Any number of players and any length of game is fine! Hacks of other games (with the author's permission) is fine! You can also submit games you've previously published! Any genre is fine but keep in mind the effort of writing and sending a letter, the yearning that might be trapped in the words. 

Keep in mind that it may be harder to stop unwanted topics than in games where conversations happen out loud. A good thing to include in your games is a note to discuss any topics the players want to remain off limits, and to run any possibly triggering content by the other players before writing it into a letter. Here is a great safety toolkit for rpgs by Kienna Shaw and Lauren-Bryant Monk

This jam will run from November 1st to December 15th! A month and a half to think up ways for people to communicate, and ways to complicate that communication! 

This jam is hosted by Annie https://dancynrew.itch.io/ / https://twitter.com/dancynrew. Feel free to contact me with any questions!




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In a post-apocalyptic world with a dying sun, exchange digital letters in the hopes of ensuring your survival.
a digital dating-horror game for people who love the moon a little too much
a game for two players, one of whom is a dog
a roleplaying game about explaining things to your grandpa
roll to censor your letters. communicate anyway.
An epistolary game about queer friendship after the apocalypse
conversations long forgotten, long unread
A letter writing game about embracing death and celebrating life.
Role Playing
A game of academic squabbles for two or more players
A cooperative letter writing and Tarot collection game for two players
a four-player GM-less game about coming of age and changing friendships
a two-player epistolary Spindlewheel game of love, loneliness and loss in deep space
The Token-Trading, Map-Making Game of Fantastic One-Upsmanship
a 2-player play-by-audio game where you are same character, in parallel worlds
lonely angels helping lonely travellers
A solo RPG about writing the messages you wish you'd gotten.
An epistolary game for three players
A letter writing game about being witnesses to a murder.
a mounting argument told through ill-timed letters
rpg table top ttrpg epistolary letter friends story seasons table write
imagine that you could talk to your dearly departed once more through handwritten notes?
an asynchronous correspondence horror game about loneliness for two spacefarers
YOU ARE NOW CONNECTED. WHAT WILL YOU SAY?
Letters reveal what Art cannot.
A Game About Love, AI, and Revolution
A chain letter game about cooking and consequences
a two-player game about mutual pining, being apart, and writing love letters that you’ll never send
a game about space pen pals and postal loopholes
A letter writing game about two paladins who are far apart.
art deck on speakin to your inner child
an epistolary game about filling in the blanks
a letter-writing game about pen pals.
A game about writing greeting cards to people you don't like very much.
a postcard to close the distance in between with idle talk.
a letter writing game about what DOESN'T get sent
a letter-writing game about searching for connection and the impossibility of filling in archival absences
A solitary game about interpretation
An epistolary game about friendship and adventure games
A game for those separated by distance, time, or both
Explore and create an animal community via 5 letters neighbors send to each other.
An analogue correspondence RPG about making connections in a dystopian world
a game about, isolation, lack of control, an inhumane system, and hanging on to a connection amidst it all
Two childhood friends reconnect after their lives have taken them in different directions.
Dueling to the death is way easier now!
Your means of connection has been reduced to letters which you must entrust to ‘the system.’
A 2 player TTRPG about struggling to find connection in the face of isolation
a game about writing postcards and leaving things on bad terms
A two-player game for weather-crossed soulmates
Role Playing
The game of time traveling letter writing.
2-player rpg about two observers isolated in space
a game about undeserved gratitude & unspoken sympathy
Letters are bad.
Interactive Fiction
a game about fanfiction comments
A game to play with your cat & a suitcase!
jeu épistolaire
A mashup of Dr. Seuss and Generation Kill
a hacking kit for Beyond Reach
a one to two player game about meeting your destiny on the road
3 player epistolary mech ttrpg
tragic epistolary naval ghost romance. 2-player, play-by-post
Write a letter to a dead superhero
Role Playing
a duet writing game of ritual, intimacy, and distance
An epistolary game of office politics and eldritch horror