This jam is now over. It ran from 2023-06-02 22:00:00 to 2023-06-12 03:59:59. View results

GDEX’s 4th GDEX Game Jam is coming to you again and all ONLINE for FREE! With 60 participants last year, we’re excited to jam with you again this year. This year, we're bringing back our game jam organizer Discord bot Jammio! Check it out at:
 www.jammio.xyz

Jammio will be there the whole event to help you setup teams and support your game jamming needs.


JAMMIN' TIME FRAME

Create your game on Discord Friday June 2nd 6PM EST - Sunday June 11th 6PM EST
Submissions are officially closed end-of-day Sunday June 11th EST

JUDGING BEGINS
Monday June 12th - Thursday June 15th

THEME is "OUTDOORS"
(Announced June 2nd during stream)
Organize a team or dive in as a solo jammer for our 4th game jam event. Teams and individuals from any country, city, state, or region are encouraged to sign-up. We can’t wait to see what games get created! Theme to be announced in the coming weeks.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - June 2nd during Kickoff event
The Friday June 2nd Kickoff event to be introduced with a keynote from the honorable Executive Director of Global Game Jam, Tim Cullings!


KICKOFF LIVE STREAM - June 2nd
Join us ONLINE Friday June 2nd at 6pm EST for our GDEX Game Jam live streamed event! You can always come back to this video for more information as well. YouTube link here.

Jammers will work remotely while being encouraged to capture screenshots and images of your process throughout the two week timeframe. Professional Peer Support will be announced soon.

ENDING CEREMONY LIVE STREAM - June 11th
Then, on Sunday June 11th at 6pm EST, we will be streaming our closing ceremonies by playing your games live on YouTube here.

For information about the event hosting this jam, please visit the GDEX website!

Please join our Discord server after signing up for the jam, in order to participate as fully as possible!

Then, on June 22nd-25th JOIN US at the GDEX & Origins Game Fair expos in-person at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Get your tickets today:
https://thegdex.com/

Submissions(21)

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Find your stuffy lost in the garden
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A relaxing hex-based city-building game
Strategy
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The backyard grill simulator 2023
Simulation
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What if you woke up one day and couldn't go outside? Or go inside? Or look inside?
Interactive Fiction
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Destruction free since 9:13 EST!
Puzzle
A hyper realistic rock climbing simulator
Simulation
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an interactive fiction project about agoraphobia and panic disorder
Interactive Fiction
A short visual novel about wandering into the woods
Visual Novel
A fast-paced board game where your goal is to escape the forest!
A Musical Puzzle Adventure Game
Adventure
An a-maze-ing adventure game made for GDEX 2023!
Survival
Fight your way through Hell against hordes of... doors?
Action
Fill the planet with daisies
A 2D isometric gnome adventure/collect-athon game.
Adventure
Platformer
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First-person horror game about documenting an aurora-worshipping cult's ritual
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Help nature reclaim its space by growing over man-made nuisances.
Puzzle
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Don't need a pole when you are the bait
Simulation
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