This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-11-10 11:00:00 to 2017-12-11 04:00:00. View results

Overview

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!

Prizes & Voting

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: 

Homepage  | Steam | Twitter | Tumblr | Facebook

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)!

What constitutes a “monster”?

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!

Rules

  • 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).

  • Entries must be new projects (meaning development starting no earlier than October 20th, 2017).
  • You may begin recruiting and planning for your project now. Please hold off from starting assets & development until November 10th.
  • This is an inclusive jam; we happily accept queer and/or otherwise non-traditional monsters!
  • Sexual / violent / unsettling content is allowed, but please label it as such.

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.

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your job is to hunt a dragon, but she is so cute?!
Visual Novel
Don't date monsters. Your mother would be disappointed.
Visual Novel
Starting a new chapter in your life, you move to a farm and enter the world of monster farming!
Simulation
A fairytale/puzzle VN in a dreamworld Time forgot - Monster Jam 2017 First Place
Puzzle
The last Wishmaster makes a wish.
Visual Novel
A trippy tribute to '90s-era shooters.
Shooter
A visual novel about monsters, friendships and a big, big surprise!
Visual Novel
A comedic visual novel concerning the trials of a self-professed demon lord
Visual Novel
A BxG fantasy romance VN... with catgirls!
Visual Novel
Monster girls + social anxiety at a party
Role Playing
Play in browser
once upon a time, on a planet far, far away...
Visual Novel
A spooky dark-ish kemono adventure
Adventure
A short story about a harpy who has too many feathers. (LD40)
Visual Novel
Play in browser
Maximum Monster Month Game Jam
Adventure
Don't stop climbing!
Platformer
Be sure not to wander from the path.
Adventure
GIF
Classic game with a monster twist
Suck them dry
Platformer
Save your favourite girls from Monster.
Visual Novel
Play in browser
A mercenary is sent to kill a series of monsters, but are these monsters all that treacherous?
Visual Novel
Fight monsters and collect weapons!
Role Playing
Escape our fair village, eat your way to safety!
Adventure
Play in browser
Platformer
JRPG where monsters capture the world.
Role Playing
Platformer where you are a slime
Platformer
GIF
Dodge the deadly headhuggers jumping right into your face.
Action
GIF
you're a zombie crashing a Halloween party, your goal is to make a maximum of points by eating as much people as you can
Maximum Monster Game Entry by Stone-4 and Element Games
Strategy
Watch out for this one.