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Hot Horror Jam is a tabletop RPG jam of intimate horrors, the supernatural, and how they turn us on. Submissions due August 18th EXTENDED TO August 31st!


Rules

  • Write a short analog roleplaying game only (ie. tabletop, LARP). ‘Short’ should ideally mean 1-4 pages of text and images, excluding cover image, credits, prefaces, content warnings, and blank pages.
    • It should be a full/standalone game, and not a module for an existing one.
      • 'Standalone' means the game can be played by itself (with accessories like pen, paper, dice, etc.).
      • Hacks of pre-existing games are 100% allowed.
      • Twine is allowed as an exception to the analog rule, but must be accompanied by a text-only/PDF version of your game for accessibility.
    • The writing and design should be done within the 3-week period of the jam but you are free to come up with ideas beforehand.
    • It's highly encouraged to include a text-only version of your game instead of/in addition to a PDF if possible.
    • Multiple submissions are allowed, and even encouraged. The more the merrier!
  • Your game must focus on the term 'Hot Horror', your interpretations and what they can/might mean/inspire.
    • Hot might be interpreted as strong emotions, physical reactions, intimacy eg. Passion, Stimulation, Sexuality, Crushes, Relationships, Consent, Cute, Feelings, Sex, Sweat, Physical heat, Bodies, Warmth, Romance, Blushing, Shame, Desires etc.
    • Horror might be interpreted as the genre, landmark works, your own fears eg. Movie tropes, Killers, Monsters and beasts, Folklore and myths, Nightmares, Paranoia, Things in the dark, Revelations, Phobias, Loneliness, Loss, Existensialism, etc.
    • Supernatural tales, folklore and myths from around the world can be used. However, be sensitive and respectful if you are writing about material from another culture. Do your research and seek cultural consultants!
  • Have fun and be safe!
    • Don't push yourself too hard. There are lots of game jams going on, and it's totally okay to take a break.
    • Keep in mind your safety tools during design. Horror in roleplaying games can be tricky and get out of hand at the table with its contents, so take precautions to keep your players safe. You are encouraged to use this organised, easy-to-read  roleplaying games safety/support toolkit by Kienna Shaw (@KiennaS) and Lauren-Bryant Monk (@jl_nicegirl)!
    • Provide adequate content warnings and precautions for your roleplaying game if it includes any material which can be considered adult, graphic, violent, and/or sensitive - preferably within your game, and on its main page.

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This jam is organised by Flowers (@swordsnflowers / https://swords-and-flowers.itch.io) with co-hosts:


Feel free to contact us with your questions!

Find other people talking about the jam on Twitter at #HotHorrorJam, and share your thoughts/process.

You can also contact here via Hot Horror Jam's dedicated forums on Itchio!

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Recreating the myth of Shamhat and Enkidu, players must reconcile politics, consent, and intimacy.
Role Playing
The world hungers for your compassion.
A game of crumbling secrets, childhood memories, and hauntings
A game about mortals and monsters dating and loving and fucking.
Like Tinder, but for monsters.
A game of love and intimacy for monsters in a dive at night
A larp of temptation and possession for two players.
A fae ruler, the human who serves them, and what can tempt a mortal to give up everything they have
A game of love and sacrifice.
A strange garden, an intruder, a story about the Horror and Excitement of changing each other consensually
a game for one demon of lust and one object of desire
a LARP about hunting your friends.
Self-replicating nanobots deserve love. And spin the bottle
A one player game. Pentagram of the Incubus dares you - do you wish to contain or release a devil?
A game of Sex, Horror, and Dentistry.
A rpg about being dead and taking revenge.
A role playing duet of love, jealousy, and revenge
A story about a journey and the beast that haunts you
A fae horror-romance RPG, played with roses
a game of love and terror between a girl and a rusalka
Live RP for 2 players. It is a game of temptation, tantalization, trust, and terror. 
A Hot Horror Honey Heist Hack
play out angst filled stories of ghosts and lovers, regrets and the death gods that fetch you
A Hot Horror Jam TTRPG about hunger and self-discovery.
A tabletop role-playing game for two players, loosely based on the poem by James Tate.
the sun is massively overrated tbh
18+ solo LARP about intimate experiences with the shadow figures at the end of your bed
a hot horror game for two players
One player asks about terrible things. The other answers. No one can lie. It was never going to be okay.
An evil snake helping you find out who you can really trust. Inspired by Kagerou Project
a short 3-person LARP about consent, fears, and desires (18+)
a game about sleep, the weight of dreams, and the monster under your bed
a two-player game about entities alone together in the dark
GIF
A Lasers & Feelings hack about ushering in the apocalypse.
Everybody is looking for something - and some are looking for their next meal.
A TTRPG of relationships and lasting consequences
that's how it is [symptoms, neurodiversity, care]
a cozy, intimate two-person LARP about cuddling with the monster from under your bed
A freeform horror game for two players that explores sensory deprivation, exploration of place, and loss.
A game about uncomfortable family dinners
a storytelling game for two
The Arcadian game of Hunter and Quarry.
A horror game about conflict
A 3 player RPG where adult movie night takes a sinister turn...
A 280 character RPG for #HotHorrorJam about Djinni and their lies.
A game about cute ghosts, thirsty living people, and supernatural romance for two players.
A campy horror game to play around the fire
A short story game/LARP thing about love and death for Hot Horror Jam
A game of finding conections, precarious communities, and flirting with your friends
A Dullahan Seduction TTRPG for 2-4 Players
A Game of Supernaturally Good Vibrations
A horror game involving a water bottle and a deck of cards.
drifting and dying with a companion in murky waters. 2-player larp
A Solo RPG to play with your Patron God
a short ttrpg about sexy demon babes and the creeps they murder
2-player; coin flips & storytelling; a terror story
Draw together as you wait for the inevitable
A storygame for 2 - 6 unethical scientists who love their creation.
(NSFW 18+) A game of desire, tension, and release.
Passions and prejudices clash in the social arena
A Horror RPG about deception, flirting, and monsters.
a horror & kissing RPG for a group text, sleepless between full moons