This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-08-26 01:30:00 to 2017-08-28 18:52:00. View results

This event is open to the public (IGDA membership is not required).

A $25 participation fee is required. Parking is free. This fee goes to pay for venue costs.

Computers and software are available upon request or you can bring your own laptops.

There is a café on campus and shopping center nearby for food and supplies.

Separate men and women rooms will be available for sleeping overnight. Just bring your camping gear!

RULES

  • Participants may not use any previously developed concepts, code, or assets.
  • Participants may not use any assets or code that is not free and open to public use.
  • The maximum team size is 6 people. Participants may work independently.
  • Participants must be present for at least 24 hours to be eligible for awards.
  • Participants must complete and submit a game by 6PM on Sunday to be eligible for awards.

GENERAL INFORMATION

What is a game jam?

A game jam is an event where pros and hobbyists come together to build a game in a set period of time, usually 48 hours. Participants are given a theme and set out to interpret that theme into a game in small groups.

Do I need to be a game developer to attend?

The San Diego Game Jam is open to everyone regardless of skill level.

What kind of games can I make?

Digital or analog games are accepted. If you're not a programmer but have a great idea, turn it into a board game!

Do I have to stay for the whole event?

To be eligible for awards, you or your team must stay at least 24 hours and be present during the submission period on the final day.

Do I need to be an IGDA member to participate?

This event is open to the public. No membership is required, but if you are an IGDA-SD member, you can participate for free.

Is there an age restriction?

Participants must be 15+. Minors must be accompanied by a parent of guardian.

SCHEDULE

Friday

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm: Check in & Open Buffet
  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm : Opening Statements & Ground Rules
  • 7:30pm: Theme Revealed
  • 8:00pm - 8:30pm: Game Pitches
  • 8:30pm - 9:00pm: Team formation

Saturday

  • 10:00am: Breakfast
  • 1:00pm: Project Reviews
  • 6:00pm: Dinner

Sunday

  • 10:00am: Breakfast
  • 1:00pm: Project Reviews
  • 6:00pm: Dinner
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Project Submission
  • 8:00pm: Cut off for final submissions
  • 8:15pm - 8:40pm: Closing talks
  • 8:40 - 9:00pm: Cleaning the campus

WHEN

Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 8:30 PM (PDT)

WHERE

The Art Institute of California - San Diego (7650 Mission Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92108)

Games submitted(23)

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Mishka eats you
Action
<>< Fish The Fish Sustainability is key for future generations
Endless Flippin' Shooter
Platformer
Two super students are sent to the past & must work together to escape school undetected.
Strategy
Place traps and race against your friends in this local multiplayer platforming experience.
Platformer
Speed dash and wall jump through this epic platformer and post your fastest times!
Platformer
four player local platform fighter
Platformer
The mythical origin story of elephants' arrival to Earth, told in a beautiful playground
Adventure
Navigate through invisible mazes with your trusty paint gun!
Puzzle
A game where you'll wish you knew what was a mimic, and what wasn't.
Adventure
Sometimes small choices have BIG consequences...
First Person Platformer Maze Survival
Platformer
sdgamejam2017 Entry!
Shooter
An economic worker placement game of resource gathering, greed, and genocide.
2 players use gamepads to defuse the bombs under the other squid's helmet.
Action
you are trapped in jail and must escape. death is not the end
You can play the same level with different characters of different abilities.
Platformer
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