This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-11-01 07:00:00 to 2019-12-19 08:00:00. View 70 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 / Feel free to contact me with any questions!

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a roleplaying game about explaining things to your grandpa
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 maybe just a little too much
a game for two players, one of whom is a dog
A letter writing game about embracing death and celebrating life.
Role Playing
roll to censor your letters. communicate anyway.
an asynchronous correspondence horror game about loneliness for two spacefarers
conversations long forgotten, long unread
A letter writing game about being witnesses to a murder.
An epistolary game about queer friendship after the apocalypse
A cooperative letter writing and Tarot collection game for two players
A Game About Love, AI, and Revolution
a duet writing game of ritual, intimacy, and distance
a game about space pen pals and postal loopholes
a 2-player play-by-audio game where you are same character, in parallel worlds
An epistolary game for three players
lonely angels helping lonely travellers
Letters reveal what Art cannot.
art deck on speakin to your inner child
a two-player epistolary Spindlewheel game of love, loneliness and loss in deep space
A game of academic squabbles for two or more players
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 letter writing game about what DOESN'T get sent
A game about the messages you wish you'd gotten. For one player.
The Token-Trading, Map-Making Game of Fantastic One-Upsmanship
a game about, isolation, lack of control, an inhumane system, and hanging on to a connection amidst it all
a letter-writing game about pen pals.
an epistolary game about filling in the blanks
a postcard to close the distance in between with idle talk.
a letter-writing game about searching for connection and the impossibility of filling in archival absences
a four-player GM-less game about coming of age and changing friendships
imagine that you could talk to your dearly departed once more through handwritten notes?
a mounting argument told through ill-timed letters
A solitary game about interpretation
An epistolary game about friendship and adventure games
rpg table top ttrpg epistolary letter friends story seasons table write
Dueling to the death is way easier now!
Two childhood friends reconnect after their lives have taken them in different directions.
A game about writing greeting cards to people you don't like very much.
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 two-player game for weather-crossed soulmates
Role Playing
a game about writing postcards and leaving things on bad terms
Explore and create an animal community via 5 letters neighbors send to each other.
A letter writing game about two paladins who are far apart.
An analogue correspondence RPG about making connections in a dystopian world
A game for those separated by distance, time, or both
The game of time traveling letter writing.
a game about undeserved gratitude & unspoken sympathy
2-player rpg about two observers isolated in space
Letters are bad.
Interactive Fiction
A writing game about vengeance, secrets and investigations.
A game to play with your cat & a suitcase!
a game about fanfiction comments
jeu épistolaire
A mashup of Dr. Seuss and Generation Kill
Write a letter to a dead superhero
Role Playing
3 player epistolary mech ttrpg
An epistolary game of office politics and eldritch horror
a hacking kit for Beyond Reach
tragic epistolary naval ghost romance. 2-player, play-by-post
a one to two player game about meeting your destiny on the road