Maximum Monster Month! (MonsterMax for short) is a month-long game jam centering on creating games that prominently feature monsters and monster-human hybrids (sometimes referred to as “demi-humans”) as characters!
We're happy to give thanks to M.B. Saunders for providing additional prizes for Maximum Monster Month! M.B. Saunders is the creator of Angels with Scaly Wings - a unique visual novel set in a world populated by dragons. You can find out more about Angels with Scaly Wings at:
There are two types of prizes: a cash prize pool and rewards! The prize money pool starts at $50, will increase by $10 per submitted entry (starting at the 6th entry; max $200), and will be split between first and second place winners (chosen by our panel of judges).
The first place winner will also receive their choice of a hardback copy of Monster Girl Encyclopedia (created by Japanese artist Kenkou Cross), volume 1 or a deluxe edition of Angels With Scaly Wings! Teams will choose to whom the prize will be distributed, but each member will still be recognized as a winner.
A third honorary winner will be chosen by public vote based on five factors: characters, creativity, graphics, writing, and music. This winner will receive the remaining reward (game or book)!
For the purposes of this jam, a monster is any non-human creature (often of mythological or cultural origin), or a part-human hybrid of such creature. Everything from vampires and mermaids to changelings and aliens is okay; go crazy! Original concept races are fine, too!
The jam starts November 10th, 2017 at 6:00 AM (Eastern time) and ends on December 10th, 2017 at 11:00 PM (Eastern time).
Entries should focus on monsters as part of the setting/story/theme/gameplay. Humans are welcome too, though!
Entries may be created by teams or individuals.
Entries may be created in any engine of your choosing, but they must be playable on Windows for judging.
Entries can be of any genre; sci-fi, romance, fantasy, slice of life... whatever you like!
Entries must be complete and playable (polished demos are okay).
Disclaimer: although adult content is allowed, loli / shota is not. Please do not submit anything that could be unlawful in your country of residence OR the United States.