This jam is now over. It ran from 2022-07-01 12:00:00 to 2022-09-03 22:00:00. View 110 entries

An online game jam focused on visual novels and story-based games. Starts July 1st, ends August 31st. Feel free to start working before the festival begins.

  • Anyone can start before the festival begins.
  • Completing unfinished projects are welcomed.
  • Releasing a playable demo is fine.
  • Polished works are encouraged.
  • There are no "winners." Anyone who reaches their goal during the festival has completed SuNoFES, though it is encouraged to submit- visual novels or story-based games [will not accept entries that depict sex (visual/ sound) or gore]

Visual Novel = text-based story with narrative style aided by static or sprite-based visuals (will not accept downloadable comic pdf)

You're allowed to submit 1 entry (visual novel / story-based game) Your team may submit another entry if you're working together.

Will not accept entry that uses crowdfunding/ asks for donation outside of released for Android only

Will not accept entry that requires you to download an app on the app store to play a project

Feel free to tweet your development progress at #sunofes

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