This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-01-07 05:00:00 to 2017-01-22 04:59:59. View 82 entries

Our optional theme this jam is:

"Cats and/or dogs"
While the focus of our jam is learning, we provide a theme for jammers who are interested in some direction. The theme can be as prominent or background in your project as you'd like!

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Never made a game before but always been curious? My First Game Jam is an online game jam for people of all skill levels to learn something new. Set aside two weeks to join the jam and learn how to make a game along with others. Absolute beginners encouraged to join! Our previous jams had 500 signups and over 100 games submitted each!

Our goal is to organize resources and make game development more accessible. We hope to foster an online space where you can share your progress with other first-time game makers and get help from experienced devs. By the end of two weeks, you will hopefully have some working game or prototype to share—it's an exciting first step to making games! Individuals and teams are welcome, and we encourage you to both play to your strengths and try something new.

We look forward to seeing you!

Games submitted(82)

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Eliza needs to find out what happened to her and why people are acting strange. Help her find the answer!
Rpg
GIF
2D point&Click adventure with Waffles, a cat detective
Adventure
Experience life as the most and least important person on a spaceship, the engineer!
Rpg
Train a cinnamon roll to become the top athlete!
Simulation
GIF
2d Platform Arcade with four characters
Platformer
A Visual Novel About a Girl Who Suffers
Puzzle
Unfinished
Adventure
Short game made for My First Game Jam
Action
*not just dogs
Other
A top-down shooter game where you play as an antibody eliminating viruses.
Shooter
GIF
You are a cat and you have to fight another cat.
Action
In space no one can hear you mew.
Action
A demo build for a visual novel in the future.
Rpg
Play in browser
Go fetch! But stay out of the woods...there's something out there.
Other
Play in browser
VN about surviving in a town full of cat lovers!
Other
Metroidvania style game. Prototype made for My First Game Jam.
Platformer
Play in browser
A simple platformer with cheshire cats and crabocops.
Platformer
Play in browser
You play as a feline escape artist named Putty, who must save her little brother from a gang of dogs.
Rpg
GIF
A game about one dog's rise to become the best gorram defense attorney in the local animal community.
Puzzle
Play in browser
A card game about chance, luck and (a little) skill
Strategy
GIF
Shooter
Play in browser
GIF
SPACECAT: The game about a cat(s) in space!
Platformer
Made for "My First Game Jam: Winter 2017"
A rogue-like game made for My First Game Jam Winter 2017
Other
Paw Champion Play Paw Champion to win the Food Bucket.
Sports
A Fast Paced Game Based On Attacking and Defending A Base
Action
You're a sphynx cat on a peaceful hike to your friend's cabin in the mountains, but if only you had warmer clothes.
Platformer
Mr.Miles is on a platform adventure to save other dogs!
Platformer
Play in browser
A work in progress game about dogs
Other
An exploration of what happens to those left behind
Other
mark the words
Other
A game about putting Cats in Boxes!
Puzzle
Stray cat fighting in the street!
Action
Play in browser
Show of progress made during the First Game Jam.
Platformer
A plant-breeding puzzle game.
Puzzle
GIF
Japanese inspired caligraphy meets platforming!
Platformer
You have the opportunity to make their last days better. Do you?
Other
Wall-jump your way to the top! this is Blob Climb!
Action
GIF
A carefree dog simulator made for #myfirstgamejam.
Simulation
Help to Joe avoid Blue Bats!
Platformer
A turn-based superhero sim.
Rpg
Run around and Pause CATS!
Platformer
A basic old-school shmup made for My First Game Jam: Winter 2017
Shooter
Play in browser
Ahoy there. This small platformer is just a small platformer with cat in it.
Platformer
A 5-minute game about getting your cat down from a tree.
Adventure
Play in browser
Catch the dogs but avoid the cats!
Action
Play in browser
A game about coping with loss via anime.
Rpg
Twas the night before Christmas, which was troublesome indeed...
Adventure
Play in browser
a game upto 3 players where you fight with lasers, tnt, bombs, etc
Platformer
Fly the plane, eat the fish, poop in the box.
Other
Unfinished little RPG for Myfirstgamejam 2017
Other
A story about a rabbit. Kind of.
Other
Animals fighting for food
Action
its just .. we like cats and cheeseburger
Other
SHMUP!
Shooter
Play in browser
GIF
An upmarket low-res beat 'em up for the distinguished citizen.
Action
Unleash the donut magic!
Action
A (mostly) working Metroidvania engine in GMS, made in two weeks.
Platformer
Retrieval, recover the Orbs
Puzzle
Platformer
Play in browser
Other
Play in browser
Chase the cat on the rooftops throughout the city
Platformer
My First Game Jam Entry (Cats VS Dog)
Action
A game about freedom and the lack of it.
Adventure
The boopiest clicker game going.
Other
A nice game about a nice cat. Made for My First Game Jam: Winter 2017.
Adventure
Space Arcade Shooter
Platformer
Enjoy your honeymoon at the Cat Hotel! But where has your wife gone?
Rpg
The dog is hungry and wants food!
Simulation
Asteroids Remastered
Shooter
Other
Play in browser
Nothing really works, just make sure you talk to everyone by pressing E when it says.
Platformer
Try to CATch them all
Other
A basic Power up space shooter with a cat/dog theme.
Shooter