This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-12-03 00:00:00 to 2021-12-13 00:00:00. View 69 entries

PROCJAM is a jam about making generative software - computer programs that make things when you run them, like art, music, games, stories, wallpapers, recipes, poetry or anything else you can think of. It's an exciting, different way to be creative, and PROCJAM is here to help you get started, find friends, and have fun with it!

Questions? Fancy a chat? Looking for a jam partner? Be sure to join our Discord.

This year again, PROCJAM is teaming up with 7DFPS ! We encourage you to sign up for their jam too, and build an entry for both jams!

The 2021 Optional Jam Theme is.... CHANGE

In the words of our beloved organiser, Discord mod and theme-suggester Hectate: "So many procedural projects just produce static output. What about ones that are dynamic, living creations that continually surprise us?"

This jam theme is completely optional - but let us know if it inspired you to make something!

Getting Started

PROCJAM has a treasure trove of resources for you, including hours of talks, tutorials, free art packs and a community-made zine.

Videos
Tutorials
Free Art
Seeds - Our Zine

Rules

PROCJAM has just one rule: make something that makes something. If you don't know what that might be, or are new to generative software, make sure to visit our website to find our Getting Started resources! PROCJAM is different to most game jams. We emphasise having a fun, healthy jam experience. So:

  • You can start before the start date, and finish after the end date - contact us on Twitter or on our Discord for a 'late' submission. Don't overwork, and take breaks!
  • You can use existing code/art/writing/anything or even continue an existing project. Feel free to add something generative to a game you're making and submit that!
  • We welcome all kinds of submissions. No entry is too small or too big for this jam. Whether this is your first generator of your hundredth, we welcome what you've made, and we all want to see it.
  • PROCJAM has no winners and no losers. We try to highlight and celebrate all our entries, and everyone who enters will get featured in Jupiter Hadley's YouTube compilation of the jam!

Seeds

Seeds is our zine about generative systems, where YOU can submit your own article on anything related to procedural generation, whether it is a technical tutorial or a lengthy discussion on a specific subject related to generative software. This year, we extended the deadline to the end of January 2022, so you could write something about your jam entry if you would like. The form for submission is available here.

Past PROCJAMS

Want inspiration? Looking for a jam that used to be at this URL? Here are all the past PROCJAMs:

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Procedural ship generation and destruction
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various generated trees
If Devil Daggers and Beat Saber had a synthwave son.
Action
horror stealth game
Action
Scroll through an infinite generative chasm. Made with Crystal and Raylib!
Generate a Massive Mansion with a press of a button in this Procedural Mansion Generator. #ProcJam 2021
Simulation
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Swing through brutalist inspired cities in the sky with your grappling hook!
Platformer
Magical books generator
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Deep sea fault line generator
Simulation
Infinite gallery with procedural art and quirky art descriptions.
Simulation
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a game about taking care of a very talkative plant
Simulation
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Ceramics glazing simulator
Simulation
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Novel terrain generation for PROCJAM 2021
Procedural Generation editor using WFC algorithm.
Simulation
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Procedural FPS in a perverse world.
Shooter
7DFPS / proc-jam exploration game
Puzzle
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Survive till the end!!
Action
Visit an infinite number of islands to find an infinite number of pearls
Adventure
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A random NPC generator for any type of fantasy game
Visual Novel
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Fight subterranean robot hordes
Action
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Lock screen puzzle game
Puzzle
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​Generate simple islands and walk around them
Skybox full of stars
A cave generator made for PROCJAM 2021
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Motivational Poster Generator
Button Mashing is Approved
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Hex-grid towns generated using Tessera
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You read it. This program creates art in an electric chip style !
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Mine and place blocks as you travel accross billions of randomly generated levels.
Puzzle
Play as a small black hole consuming everything on a procedurally generated planet
Top-Down or Simple Platform?
demo version of "A Hard Time"
Platformer
A 1st-person maze exploration game
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welcome to hell
Platformer
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проходи разнообразные уровни за белого кубика!
Generating 3d tile with wave function collapse algorithm
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Create comic heads or press randomize.
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Generate a random twill pattern
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Generates an Elevation / Territory Map
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A small, simple and heavily commented Python implementation of L-systems for quick experimentation.
Randomly generates landscapes with 4 biome types.
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Game for ProcJam 2021 Game Jam .
Puzzle
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A 2D pharmaceutical puzzle game
Puzzle
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A simulator of Formula-type races; follow the drivers as they race in tracks all around the world!
An attempt at noisy texture generation using the 2D frequency space
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Sample scenes using Varia
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Castle generator for PROCJAM 2021
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A simple AWS Twitter bot which writes and tells short stories @mdscloudtweet
A 2D sandbox RPG that features procedurally generated living worlds.
Role Playing
THIS IS THE REAL HALF LIFE 3
Shooter
realy good
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Shooter
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