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๐Ÿ’€ SCREAMWORLD ๐Ÿ’€

A HORROR JAM BY SCREAM CATALOGUE AND CAVEWARE DIGITAL

WITHIN THE ENDLESS VOID THAT SPANS OUT ACROSS THE NIGHT SKY, A HULKING BODY OF PURE EXISTENTIAL TERROR DRIFTS SILENTLY. IT IS A COLD, DEAD ROCK, ORBITLESS, DIRECTIONLESS, WANDERING ACROSS THE INKY INFINITUDE OF SPACE. THEY SAY THAT THIS IS ONCE WAS A WORLD IN WHICH INCOMPREHENSIBLE HORRORS TOOK PLACE. THEY CALL IT...SCREAMWORLD.

THE OPTIONAL THEME FOR THIS JAM IS SPACE - BE IT THE MURKY VOID, THE INTERGALACTIC, OR THE STARS AND PLANETS THAT POPULATE ITS EMPTINESS, MAKE A GAME THAT TACKLES THE EXISTENTIAL DREAD OF THE UNIVERSE!


๐Ÿ’€ ABOUT THE JAM ๐Ÿ’€

SCREAMWORLD IS A JAM FOCUSED ON HORROR GAMES - ALL THINGS SPOOKY, SURREAL OR JUST PLAIN WEIRD. FEEL FREE TO MAKE A GENERAL HORROR GAME, OR ONE BASED THE OPTIONAL THEME FOR THE JAM!

SCREAMWORLD GOES FROM 10AM AEST FEBRUARY 22 TO 10AM AEST MARCH 4, WITH THE VOTING PERIOD ENDING ON 10AM AEST MARCH 11 . FOR ALL YOU AMERICAN FOLKS, THAT'S 3PM PST OR 5PM EST


๐Ÿ’€ THE SCREAM SCENE ๐Ÿ’€

JOIN ME ON @SCREAMCATALOGUE ON TWITTER OR THE DISCUSSION BOARD FOR ANY UPDATES! 

THERE'S ALSO A SCREAM DISCORD THAT YOU CAN JOIN HERE: https://discord.gg/vMVysVJ

THERE'S ALSO A CROWDFORGE IF YOU WANNA JOIN OTHER FOLKS: https://crowdforge.io/jams/screamworld


๐Ÿ’€ THE RULES ๐Ÿ’€

ABOUT SUBMISSIONS

  • SUBMISSIONS FOR THE JAM OUGHTTA BE ORIGINAL AND BASED MOSTLY ON SOMETHING YOU'VE MADE IN THE JAM PERIOD. HOWEVER, USING PART OF EXISTING ASSETS/PROJECTS IS FINE!  
  • SCARY AND DISTURBING CONTENT IS WELCOMED, BUT ANYTHING THAT COULD BE PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE TO PLAYERS SHOULD BE FLAGGED IN A SUBMISSION DESCRIPTION! 

ABOUT VOTING

  • THERE IS A BEST GAME CATEGORY,  AND A PRIVATE HOST'S CHOICE CATEGORY FOR THOSE GAMES THAT WERE THE HIGHEST QUALITY OVERALL! ALSO, THERE'S A SCARIEST GAME CATEGORY, FOR THE GAME BEST FITTING THE HORROR GENRE, AND A BEST THEME CATEGORY, FOR THE GAME THAT TACKLED THE THEME BEST! THESE ARE ALSO VOTED BY PARTICIPANTS.


๐Ÿ’€ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ๐Ÿ’€

Q. DOES MY GAME HAVE TO BE A CERTAIN TYPE?

A. NOPE! WE WELCOME GAMES FROM ANY PLATFORM, USING ANY ENGINE, FOR ANY OS. THIS ALSO GOES FOR FORMAT - YOU COULD WRITE A STORY USING TWINE, OR SUBMIT RULES FOR A TRADITIONAL GAME IF YOU'RE FEELING UP FOR IT!

Q. DOES MY GAME HAVE TO BE A CERTAIN THEME?

A. THE JAM HAS A LOOSE FOCUS ON HORROR-THEMED SUBMISSIONS. HOW YOU INTERPRET THAT IS UP TO YOU! THERE IS ALSO THE OPTIONAL THEME AS DESCRIBED ABOVE!

Q. DOES MY GAME HAVE TO BE FINISHED/POLISHED? CAN I WORK ON THE SUBMISSION AFTERWARDS?

A. NO STRESS! SUBMIT WHATEVER YOU'VE GOT. OF COURSE, YOU'RE MORE THAN WELCOME TO KEEP WORKING ON THE GAME AFTER THE JAM HAS ENDED, HOWEVER THE JAM WILL BE CLOSED TO NEW UPLOADS UNTIL THE VOTING PERIOD IS OVER.

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Find yourself in purgatory before He does.
A short point and click horror game for SCREAMWORLD game jam.
Interactive Fiction
Will you regain your memories and stay safe from danger or risk your life?
Visual Novel
GIF
weird FPP psychological horror experience
Adventure
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Kill the bad guys, escape the ship, drink soda!
Adventure
An entry for the Screamworld Game Jam !
Survival
Ghost Hunting in the Social Media Age
Interactive Fiction
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A SCREAMWORLD submission
Interactive Fiction
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Exterminate the infestation!
Adventure
it is dark, and you are alone, but if you don't find that crate, Mars colony R0a-n0K won't survive the night
Retro, low-res survival-horro game [HIGHLY INDEV]
Survival
Hey guys hope you enjoy ps you may need to download scratch but internet explorer should run the file
Survival
You are in a space station above Jupiter.
Puzzle
A horror game in 2d.
Platformer
Escape the horror mansion
Action
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Destroy enemies to increase your game board area
Survival
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Sometimes bad people have great origin stories.
Interactive Fiction
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โ€‹A quiet morning in the rings of Saturn.
A space station with secrets. A virus.
Survival
Screamworld Game Jam sub!
Survival
Experience the horror through the eyes of "The Man" in this 8-bit, pixel art horror game.
Adventure
A short horror story about forgotten memories for SCREAMWORLD game jam.
Interactive Fiction
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adventure game for Scream World Game Jam - There is a Black screen when first loading the game (about 8 seconds)
Action
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A space horror game
Shooter
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Second chapter of my adventure/puzzle game
Puzzle