This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-08-19 23:00:00 to 2021-09-04 23:00:00. View results

Rainbow Game Jam 2021 is a 2 week game jam to celebrate and promote diverse creators, projects, and explore LGBT+ themes!

The theme for this year is LIBERATION.

Diversifiers are our optional challenges for the game jam. Please check out the post below them
https://rainbowjam.games/uncategorized/rainbow-game-jam-2021-diversifiers/

Following on from the success of the last five years of this game jam, we're super excited to see what's created this year. We have accumulated a fantastic collection of games made. Previous years submissions can be viewed following the links below.

#RainbowJam20#RainbowJam19#RainbowJam18#RainbowJam17 and #RainbowJam16

Rainbow Game Jam encourages participants to create games exploring and celebrating identity, gender, sexuality, sex, life, Intersectionality, being queer, yourself and your community, pride, protests, and love! Games are for everyone, and anyone can create games!

馃寛 DATES馃寛

The game jam will run from August 20th to September 5th, to encourage as much time as possible for participants to create and submit games.

馃寛 GET INVOLVED馃寛

Share progress and get involved on social media! 

Discord    Twitter    Facebook    Website

馃寛 RULES馃寛

We don't accept any discriminatory content based on gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, religion, etc. If we see any content that seems to go against this rule, we may take any action we deem appropriate, including removing them from the jam.

馃寛 FAQ 馃寛
Q: Where can I form teams if I'm looking to join one?
A: Our discord has got a dedicated space for seeking out others who want to jam together.

Q: When will the theme be announced?
A: We aim to announce the theme nearer to the game jam start date.

Q: Can I use stuff I've created outside of the game jam in my submission?
A: So long as majority of your submission is created within the game jam time then yes,  you can use previously made assets.
If you're submitting a game which has been made outside of the game jam then we will remove this from our submissions.

Submissions(33)

All submissions
Browser playable (16)
Windows (16)
macOS (8)
Linux (6)
Yes (33)
Team (15)
Solo (18)
Pride Flag Colours (14)
None (10)
Cant Be Played Alone (4)
Intersectionality (5)
Anti-Trope (7)
Accessibility Rules (6)

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A magic system about replenishing the world and meeting the dead. Now with Fae Magic!
The girl you love? She's dying. So what?
Interactive Fiction
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Tongue-in-cheek puzzle platformer about whipping your abducted maid to freedom
Puzzle
Once upon a time, there lived a Princess and her Knight.
What Is Freedom?
Interactive Fiction
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Gay hover racing for RainbowJam2021
Racing
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Super gay visual novel about hot demons, baked goods, and liberation
Visual Novel
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Puzzle hidden in a questionnaire. Free yourself. (For Rainbow Jam 2021)
Puzzle
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A cozy platformer about a cat on the way to their human
Platformer
Rainbow Jam 2021. Escape the robotics test facility in 2 minutes, dealing as much damage to it as you can.
Action
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Climb through tunnels and air ducts as you fight fascist robots to save Prince Starfield
Adventure
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A simple #WSCA game about what's so cool but hard about non-monogamy
Help a trans woman free her true self from the mirror
Puzzle
But the real treasure were the friends we made along the way!
Role Playing
Like bewjeweled but with stitchy stuff, see? Also better!*
Puzzle
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A gay dating sim for the web browser.
Interactive Fiction
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A small game about buiding a rocket to find the person you like.
Adventure
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A casual platformer about transitions
Platformer
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Boys' love kinetic VN pilot for the Rainbow Jam 2021
Visual Novel
Colorful wind chime explorer
Adventure
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A reaction game of an Asian kid practicing coming out as gay.
Simulation
A visual novel bird pageant.
Visual Novel
BoxBattlePart2 new GameUpdate
Adventure
Story about the power of queer friendships, resentment, forgiveness and fast cars.
Visual Novel
The fight for queer liberation is on, and we're using... chakrams.
Action
Save people from drowning
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Unfinished, hopefully fun to read and listen to :) (Completed up to the jam at the inn)
Role Playing
Seeking glory has a darker side...
Strategy
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Love is love & We are good
Puzzle
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Get lost in an underground labyrinth
Adventure
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