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So it's a game jam... but all games must feature fish PROMINENTLY. I'm not talking no background fish tank fish, I'm talking fish as the main character type-a stuff. Y’know? I don't care how you do it, whether it's an arcade game, RPG, sport game, etc whatever. All I care about is the fish. FishFest is a super welcoming game jam, whether you're a seasoned swimmer or a small fry in the world of fish-related video games. We're all here to have some good old fish-fun! :>

The winner will get a very well drawn fish trophy with their name on it that I will draw all on my own :) (if you want examples of my professional work just look at this page)

So a little while ago I got an email from Humble Bundle about some sort of "Fan Fest" game bundle. I misread it as saying "Fish Fest" and was actually really excited to purchase a bundle of fish related games. I'm sure you can imagine my dismay when none of the games in the bundle featured fish in any capacity whatsoever. After such a devastating moment I decided my only option was to create a game jam, in the hope that someone would be willing to provide an interactive fish experience like no other.

  • Your game MUST feature FISH.
  • Don't start your game until the submission week.
  • No discrimination of any kind, fish don't support that kind of stuff.
  • No nsfw content either. There's kids here!
  • Use any tools you like! (gbStudio, Godot, Unity, Pico-8, Raylib, etc)
  • Teams of as many or as few as you want, or as we call them, schools, are allowed.
  • You can use any pre-existing assets (asset packs) as long as they weren't made for the jam and you have the proper license for it and you must list pre-existing assets used on submission (no AI art)


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This jam is the product of PossiblyAxolotl's imagination. If you would like to contact them for any reason feel free to reach out through Discord or by emailing fishfest@possiblyaxolotl.com. Also feel free to reach out if you miss the submission deadline by a small bit and I will be happy to add you in.

Wanna use any of the page assets for some reason? You can download all of them here: https://wiki.possiblyaxolotl.com/fishfest#assets