This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-04-20 07:00:00 to 2017-07-31 07:00:00. View results


Golang, the lovely little thriving language by Google. A contemporary take on C, memory management, programming style, concurrency, and developer productivity!

One thing that seems overwhelmingly lacking is Games written in Go! So this Jam is here to try and take a small swing toward fixing that.

Submission Requirements:

Entry Fee

None! Submission is free!

Development Time:
A little over 3 months, From the first minute of April 20th, 2017, to Midnight July 31st, 2017

Game Engine:
Anything primarily using Go for game logic/rendering. Bindings to C/C++ libraries as necessary (OpenGL, etc) allowed. If needed, here are some libraries to get you started or to help learn from (In no specific order): - - -

Submission Format:
Upload as a single, commonly available archive file (.zip, .tar.gz, .7z) containing full source code with build instructions (NO BINARIES). External dependencies not required, but must be obtainable, and include in the build instructions where/how to obtain them.

No specific theme required!

Game Length:
At least 5 minutes of play time. No limitation.

Judgement Categories:
The following are the categories of consideration each submission will be judged. Each category will have a winner based on the highest perceived achievement therein. Submissions do have the possibility of winning within multiple categories.

  • Graphics (Technical. eg: rendering technique)
  • Art
  • Sound
  • Story
  • Gameplay
  • Performance
  • Code Quality (Idiomacy, readability, documentation, etc).

Other Rules:

  • Games must be created after the jam start date.
  • Submissions must be in the English language.
  • Only use code and assets that you can legally use and share.
  • Winners will be decided at the sole discretion of Jam Creator: btnmasher
  • btnmasher reserves the right to revise the terms of contest.


The Go gopher was designed by Renee French. (

The Gopher image used above was created by Takuya Ueda ( Licensed under the Creative Commons 3.0 Attributions license. Available unmodified from:

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