This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-06-19 04:00:00 to 2021-07-05 06:40:00. View results

SecurityGames.io aims to promote cybersecurity education through a collection of games developed by the community. We would love to see different types of games developed by you.

This game jam is financially sponsored by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) at the University of California, Berkeley. (link to CLTC page)

Discord - https://discord.gg/nyfFaSrjJK

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*** The winners (04 Aug 2021 updated) ***

1st - Paw Security Service by Remoob

2nd - Cryptic Clash by Lio Lim

3rd - Officeware Inc. by outcasts

Playability

Tuff'en Up by BurterButterBeans Studio; Computer Defender by Jublingo; online by Pradipkhatri; C:\\Computer Crisis!\ by Evil Space Wizard; PC Tower Defence by Zukoix

Suitability

Hacked by jovanhuang; ENDPOINT - TOWER DEFENSE by Rad Potat; Cyber Wars by Loten; You shall not password! by lordebasta

Sustainability

You are the Firewall by VidacoStudio; Cybersec by Cemu; SCRIPT KIDDO by MageMantis; Phishing Trip by Blue Birdy; Cyber Towers by ASecondGuy

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Themes

You can choose either one of the following themes. These should be the core/foundation of the game but you are free to add more features/gaming elements into your submission. They can be in any type of game (e.g. FPS, puzzles, RPG, etc).

1. Good Password and Bad Password - Players will learn about how to compose a good password and avoid composing bad passwords.

or 

2. Endpoint/User cybersecurity - anti-virus / anti-phishing / security update or others; Players will learn the concept of identifying potential virus/phishing emails/ransomware and how to secure their endpoint computer in time.

If you have any questions about cybersecurity topics, please feel free to reach out to the team on Discord (https://discord.gg/nyfFaSrjJK). There is a dedicated channel #cyber-tutorial-room. We are happy to help and see you there.

Eligibility

  • Anyone can participate. Either individuals or teams are welcome.
  • Anything that can run on the Web/HTML in a browser (e.g. WebGL, HTML5) without extra plugins is considered a valid jam entry.
  • The game should teach simple cybersecurity concepts outlined in the theme section.
  • Mini-game duration or Length of the game must be no more than 10-15 mins.


Rules

  • No NSFW content
  • No copyrighted assets
  • The jam organizers claim no rights or ownership to your game but we will showcase the submitted copy for the next 12 months for educational purposes.

Any game submitted to the Cybersecurity Game Jam may appear on our website (securitygames.io), UC Berkeley CLTC, or other social media for promoting cybersecurity education.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us on Discord. 

Please note that the date and time will be in US Eastern Time.

Rating

All games will be evaluated by a panel of cybersecurity experts. 

We may publish the game plays on our YouTube channel.

The panel will evaluate each submission using the following criteria.

  • Playability
    • Design
    • Player Experience
    • Creativity
    • Complexity
  • Suitability
    • Age range (suitable for 13 or above)
    • Ethnicity inclusion
    • Cybersecurity focus and knowledge accuracy
    • Learning Experience
  • Sustainability
    • Able to learn something new in cybersecurity

Prizes

We will announce the winners in 2 weeks after we evaluate all submissions.

The prizes will be given out in gift card at your choice: Visa / MC / Amex / Amazon / Apple / Roblox

We would like to thank UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity for financially sponsoring this event. (link)

1st*

USD$1500

2nd*

USD$1000

3rd*

USD$500

Playability prize (multiple)

USD$100

Suitability prize (multiple)

USD$100

Sustainability prize (multiple)

USD$100

* For 1st/2nd/3rd, we can only give to the game submissions that are relevant to cybersecurity topics.

Questions?

We will be available on Discord to answer your questions.

Discord - https://discord.gg/nyfFaSrjJK

Email: securitygames <at> berkeley.edu (response may be delayed)


Submissions(41)

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GIF
Ever wondered how strong a password is? Well now you can watch them battle it out!
Educational
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Protect cats from cyber threats
Educational
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A Text-based hacking simulator / puzzle game, Inspired by real world tools & techniques.
Simulation
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<Using real password cracking techniques, can you hack´em all?>
Simulation
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Hackers Don't Play Fair!
Educational
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36 days online
Educational
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Do you have what it takes to rise the ranks to Chief of Cybersecurity at Officeware Inc?
Educational
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Welcome to your new job! Sort through spam and other malicious Emails to protect the company!
Simulation
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A Tower Defense Game
Educational
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Cybersecurity Game Jam - An educational game about virus scans
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We need your help to unencrypt the records of a secret database.
Educational
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GIF
A game to see how good you are at making passwords, perfect to play until you arrive at your friend's office...
Educational
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Accept or reject searches like your pc's firewall
Action
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Fun educational quiz + password tester!
Educational
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Educational
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Are your passwords really secure?
Educational
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A starship has a fetal security error take control back beating the default security of the ship!
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A cute platformer game that teaches cybersecurity :D
Visual Novel
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Cyber Security tower defense, thumping with synth wave and cyber education!
Strategy
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GIF
A fast-paced email-simulation educational game made for the Cybersecurity Game Jam
Educational
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An educational action-packed pixelart game where you crack easy passwords
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Learn to create better passwords!
Educational
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Keep the ugly viruses away from your files!
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GIF
Be quick to change your passwords, and be sure to type some strong ones.
Educational
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GIF
Sort through incoming files, manage firewalls and honeypots, all to protect your computer from being infected!
Educational
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Defend your computer with towers to which you must assign passwords, the stronger the better
Educational
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Dive into the virtual world and change some passwords!
Educational
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Make it though your first day answering emails
Educational
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Educational
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GIF
Cybersecurity shoot ’em up style
Educational
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A Quiz About CyberSecurity Quiz
Educational
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Puzzle
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An Audio Game where you need to shoot and destroy threats before they can get to you!
Shooter
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Word pass is a password writing game! Challange yourself writing as many passwords as you can!
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Fight off the deadly viruses attacking your device for as long as you can!
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About cyber security!
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Guess users' passwords. Force them to obey.
Simulation
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