This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-02-12 17:00:00 to 2019-02-14 18:00:00. View results

The jam includes a ranking with prizes. More informations below ▼

Chat Discord - Live Twitter

The emotional game jam is a human challenge, and offers developers from all over the world the opportunity to create a unique experience around emotions.

This jam has another caracteristic : it's organized by the L3Di University (part of UCO Laval), 25 rue du Mans, 53000 Laval, in France. It starts Tuesday February 12th, 6 pm CET (GMT+1) and will end 48 hours later on Thursday February 14th, 6 pm CET (GMT+1).


Teams must be composed of between one and 4 people.

⚠ The jam is reserved for people over 18 years old.

  • To register on site, you must fill out a Google Form (And then join us on The deadline is Monday, February 11th. But please note that on site, there are limited places. So, the registration for the Game Jam on site will close when no more place will be available.
  • For external participants, simply register on this page with your personal account, like every other Jam.

Pratical On-site Informations

Remember to bring everything necessary for the conception of your game (Pen, Felt, Markers, Sticky, Sketchbook), as well as the equipment you will need depending on your speciality (Laptop, Graphic Tablet, Camera, etc). We provide no other equipment than computers (Minimum 2 per team), scanners (1 per team) and an internet connection.

Throughout the competition coffee and tea will be freely available, remember to bring enough food for yourself to last throughout the game jam ! We wil try to put at your disposal a room with a few mattresses, don't forget your duvet, if you want to sleep on-site (There's no shower).

Live Feed

Each team will have to post there work in progress every 4 hours. You can use :

  • The Hashtag on Twitter dedicate to the jam progression : #EGJ2019
  • The Discord server hosted by the Game Jam.
  • The forum of the jam's community. 

⚠ The themes of the Jam will be revealed in those three network.


  • Each project elements (including music), has to be created during the Jam period. It's forbidden to use external assets.
  • You can use any tools and engines to create your game.
  • There are no restrictions about gameplay, graphics style and technologies (VR, Leapmotion, etc...). The only one is the foundation of the jam :
  • There's two themes during the Jam. The first is revealed at the beginning of the jam, on Thuesday at 6PM. The second one around 6PM on Wednesday, 24 hours after the first one. It's imperative to integrate both themes, narratively or mechanically, into your projet.
  • All teams must provide at the end of the Jam an executable file with a text file explaining how to install and use the video game. The file supplied must be compatible with a standard PC equipped with windows 7, 8 and 10, and a latest generation video card. A short abstract in a text file is needed too, as if possible in-game screens or GIF/Vidéo.

Proceedings during the on-site competition

  • Jammers show up at the venue at 4pm on Tuesday 12, sign-in, and check they can connect to Wi-Fi. They then install their setup.

Prizes and Ranking

The jury, composed of video game professionnals and members of L3Di school, will attribute at the jam's closing three awards :

- Best Emotional Game.

- Best Emotional Graphics.

- Best Emotional Mechanics.

Each prize has a reward. If this is not the heart of the experience, it is a good way to reward the efforts of the great games. (Each member of the winning teams receives a reward).

- For the Best Emotional Game : 50€ Steam Gift Card

- For the Best Emotional Graphics and Emotional Mechanics : 20€ Steam Gift Card

Communication and rights

As soon as they take part in the competition, each entrant grants the Emotional Game Jam to use free of charge, in the context of the communication of the event, the name of the team and the game. In the same way everyone accepts the broadcast of their photographic and video image insofar as it is taken on the site, during the competition.

This regulation is subject to french law.

Participation in the Emotional Game Jam implies acceptance by each participant of the said regulations.


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Reshape is a puzzle/plateformer where you play a legacy of miners, exploring a strange and mystical place.
Discover someone's memory..
Play in browser
Narrative Shooter
A game made during 2019 edition of the Emotional Game Jam, organized by Laval 3DI
A metaphorical visual novel of the Earth and the impact of global warming on biodiversity
Visual Novel
Let's parre
Proceed anyway
The Path is a short exploration and action game were you control an explorer who discovered strange ruins in a forest.
Open the road in a limited time