This jam is now over. It ran from 2020-07-31 23:00:00 to 2020-09-30 22:59:59. View 70 entries

An analogue game jam on folklore (including myths, urban legends, etc.) from one's own culture. 

(Deadline extended to the end of September.)

Rules

  1. Write an analogue game that incorporates elements from a folklore of your own culture.
    1. An analogue game is a game that can be played in physical space (but with the advance of technology, can also be played online), such as tabletop role-playing game, LARP and board game.
    2. Folklore, myths, urban legends are all allowed. It doesn't have to be a popular folklore; it can be the story of an old tree that only you and your friends know about.
    3. Said folklore should be from a culture you are a part of.
  2.  Old games are allowed, as long as they are made in 2020, or updated this year.
    1. Revisit your old games and see what you can learn/improve from it.
    2. The update can be trivial, such as fixing typos.
  3. Have fun!
    1. Don't push yourself too hard. Take regular breaks and stay hydrated!

Submissions(70)

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a 1-page racing game with fairies and corgis
A fantasy golf dice game about escaping from Golf Hell through victory in a demonic golf tournament.
A tiny little system for playing heisting tricksters
Play as kids and tell the story of how your year unfolds after you've been visited by a divine spirit. #FolkloreJam
A solo game where you play as a paranormal investigator staying 13 nights at a haunted bed and breakfast.
A Chinese Mythology Role-playing Game
A game of life interrupted. By Garfield, specifically.
A Shared Narrative where you Safe the Island today or tomorrow, or the day after .. doesn't matter - it's always Today!
Wights
5€
A role-playing game about protecting your community and punishing the wicked
A roleplaying game of folk ballads and justice
A game of magic, mystery, and community
a storytelling game based on indian folklore
In this kid-friendly roleplaying game, help Draculola make the spoopy realm of Zitterstein a better place.
a tiny, campy game about cortaditos, cocaine, and cryptids.
A #FolkloreJam Game about sharing dreams, and the consequences
You have been poisoned by a spiteful fae. A Tabletop Game for 1-4 Players
A storytelling game for two to five players going for a walk in the outdoors.
A Treasure Hunt to be undertaken in strictest Silence and Solitude, for a Single Player
A Belonging Outside Belonging game in the fantastical Scandinavian woods
A demonic bestiary for Small Town Gothic, A Tabletop Adventure Game
A collaborative storytelling game about the things that live on the edge of town...
A storytelling game about the year in the life of a small, farming community, as told to the town's bees.
a small 1-player game about mapping a town that meant something to you
a #wscajam game about Mythical Irish Heroes and Folklore
A short game of small creatures and small comforts
A Shared Narrative for 2 players about Transformations and Magical Girls
a collection of folklore games
storytelling is how we preserve our history
An intimate Partner Game
Whenever A Branch Falls From The Old Oak Tree. One Of Your Family Will Die.
A Descended From the Queen game about a ghost of uncertain character
A game about people who flee to nature to deal with their trauma
A 2-player storytelling card game about desire and transgression, made for the 2020 Folklore Game Jam.
A Descended from the Queen game about the haunted backroads.
A zine about how to play a card game with a dying grandmother.
A GMless game about exploring an old Canadian PSA
A bookmark-sized character creator based on Korean folk culture.
A solo journaling game for naughty children
A Story Game About Cleaning Out Your Basement
A Maltese solo storygen TTRPG of survival and escape from a world deep underground.
Explore your neighbourhood while helping to re-home a ghostly dog.
An active 2-player game inspired by Korean folklore.
A two-person RPG about resistance, pipelines, and Appalachia.
A game about tradition and its legacy
A Story of Letting Go
Two-player storytelling game about overprotective ghosts.
A Lovecraftesque scenario based on a Korean folktale.
Welcome to Chicago, Hallowe'en 1913. Can you sneak into Hull House and prove that the rumored Devil Baby is real?
Waterfall dwelling spider farmers with a taste for human flesh
A storytelling roleplaying game set in a more magical version of the modern world.
A one-page RPG about dealing with the Devil
a game about what counts as folklore and what people remember about the past
A ranked-dice stealth & exploration game set on a miniature scale.
A story game of talking animals, trains, and the secrets we hide.
a beachcombing memory game for one player
A card-based party game about hunting Bigfoot!
Hunting the Hodag is a survival horror narrative based storytelling game.
a 2-player game about strained and dramatic reunions.
A love-touch larp about butterflies and buoyancy
A game representing Cornish Knockers found in mines (Card Game)
A Bylina for Three Players
A #folklorejam2020 romp through the mythic Blue Mountains
A game of moose-like determination & attention-seeking behavior.
In development
Folkloric creatures adjusting to human life