A bunch of companies worldwide are asking employees to exclusively Work From Home (WFH), so as long as you're stuck inside, why not make a game? And if you're making a game, why not help people maintain human connections while they're indoors, too?
Make a game/experience/interactive art piece that helps people connect with others without leaving the house.
It's unclear how long WFH will be required for many people, so there's a large submission window from March 16th through April 19th. Feel free to submit a game at any time during that period: given the nature of these games, it's encouraged to submit before the deadline to (1) get playtest feedback & patch updates, and (2) provide that human interaction everyone will be craving!
Not at all! Games don't need to be synchronous, support large gatherings, or provide traditional communication methods. Here's some prompts for inspiration:
There are minimal rules, but a few general requests:
Totally not required, but here's additional inspiration:
Connect with other jammers, share progress, find playtesters, and beat the WFH blues in the jam discord: https://discord.gg/gsDAg8K