This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-05-13 04:00:00 to 2017-05-15 03:59:59. View 24 entries

The IRXJam is the annual game jam for Indie Revolution Expo!

The games submitted will be showcased during the expo which will give the developers exposure to potential fans and connections to others within the indie game industry. Our hope is that the games made during this time will be a launching point for amazing games and aspiring game developers!

Check out the official page for the IRX Jam!

The 48 hour jam runs from 12AM EST May 13th through 11:59PM EST May 14th with the theme of "Free Will". There is no restriction to team size. All games must be submitted to the link above and will be showcased during IRX17! At the end of IRX, the staff will judge the games submitted and the winner will receive awesome prizes! Check out the list of rules, prizes and entries below:

Rules:

(Please send any questions to IRX@indiegameriot.com)

  • All entries must be submitted to Itch.io and tagged with #IRXJAM17.
  • The game must be free through the time of Indie Revolution Expo which ends July 16th at 9pm EST.
  • The game must use the theme "Free Will".
  • There is no limit to team size.
  • Games must be made from scratch during these 48 hours.
  • You may update the version anytime during the game jam, but most recent update made before the deadline will be the one used for judging.
  • Everything used to make the game must be made by someone on the team OR royalty free/licensed (this includes graphics, music, SFX and fonts). Nothing stolen. Code should be your own with the exception of using licensed engines like Unity, Unreal, etc… or software like Stencyl, Game Maker, etc…
  • Games must be made for PC.
  • Games must use only mouse and keyboard controls. Using peripherals exclusively will disqualify the game.
  • You must provide a short gameplay video in order to have it exhibited during the expo.
  • Anyone can enter from anywhere.
  • The winner is decided by the IGR/IRX staff at the end of the expo on July 16th, 2017. The winner will be "Best Overall" from the game jam.

Prizes:

The winner of the IRXJam will receive the following:

(NOTE: Winner will be required to sign an agreement to receive $100 Greenlight prize.)

  • A digital badge for use on a website, storefront, etc… for the winning entry at the discretion of the developer(s).
  • A free limited edition Indie Revolution Expo shirt from the current year.
  • Support and advice from Indie Game Riot during the development of the winning entry after the game jam.
  • $100 toward the entry fee for Steam Greenlight once the game is considered fully developed. NOTE: Due to the announcement of "Steam Direct", this prize may change. We will update this as soon as possible.

Games submitted(24)

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Do you have the willpower to free Will from prison? #IRXJAM17
You have just become the leader of a colony. You make all the choices now.
Strategy
48h creation - guide your dragon's flight with your light and let it protect you from the shadows...
You have to win, but remember: your knights are people.
Strategy
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Assist your new crate friends!
Action
Game developed for the #IRXJAM17
Action
Rip people's free will from them by burning, electrocuting, and exploding them.
Action
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The world is yours!
Adventure
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Mere Machines, following Ones and Zeroes.
Platformer
Hacker Simulator - Smash your keyboard!
Simulation
Another morning.
Play in browser
Virtual buddy in a small 2D physics-based world.
Simulation
Help Billy resist his parent's control!
Have you always wanted to give up your mortal soul to the fidget gods? Well now you can!
A small exploration game inspired by The Stanley Parable.
Puzzle
Stop free will people. Control their minds. Use your powers.
Strategy
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Escape your limitations. Challenge your fate. Achieve freedom.
Puzzle
You can do anything you want!
Adventure