This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-04-23 05:00:00 to 2021-04-30 23:00:00. View 16 entries

When: Friday, April 23rd - Sunday, April 25th
Where: Winnipeg Game Collective Discord (
Event Page:


We may not be able to get together for Ludum Dare in person, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. We are taking the party (and learning) online!

Join us and collaborate with fellow game developers and artists to challenge yourself to create new and exciting video games.

Look forward to:

  • Video game development
  • Community networking
  • Creativity & collaboration
  • Learning new skills

Whether this is your first Jam or you are a seasoned veteran, don't pass up this opportunity to learn about our local industry and collaborate with people from the community.

We know this "new normal" can be creatively isolating, so take advantage of our virtual weekend out. Learn some new skills while you work with other programmers, artists, musicians to develop your game in this fun and supportive environment.


*Times subject to change


  • 6:00pm - 6:10pm | Orientation
  • 6:10pm - 6:15pm | IGDA
  • 6:15pm - 6:20pm | NMM
  • 6:20pm - 6:35pm | Graham Wiebe
  • 6:35pm - 6:50pm | Adrian Cheater
  • 6:50pm - 7:05pm | Julian Beutel
  • 7:05pm - 7:20pm | Jackie Markiewicz
  • 7:20pm - 8:00pm | Matchmaking
  • 8:00pm | Theme Announcement


  • TBD


  • 6:00pm | Demos
  • 8:00pm | Closing


***What is a game jam?***

A game jam is a hackathon for video games. It is a gathering of people for the purpose of planning, designing, and creating one or more games within a short period, usually ranging between 24 and 72 hours, and some even longer.

***Do I need experience to participate?***

No experience is required, but work is mostly self-directed and requires a certain degree of self-commitment. We encourage attendees to come in with a basic set of skills or go through some tutorials before the event. Alternatively you can also choose to download tutorial projects from the game engine of your choosing.

***How do I share my project online?***

Create an account on and upload your project here: to share it with the local community. For other tips on hosting your game online visit:

***What is Ludum Dare?***

Ludum Dare is one of the world's largest and longest-running Game Jam events.

***How do I submit my project to the global Ludum Dare event?***

Create an account and join the Ludum Dare 48 event on

***Do I need to have a team? Can I work solo?***

You can work either as a team or solo. If you are looking for a team or have a team and are looking for additional members, we will help match you up in #find-a-team.

***How do I participate in the event?***

Join the Discord ( server to chat with the local community via text and chat throughout the event. We encourage you to use this server to ask for help, #find-a-team, view #announcements and more. Share your progress on social media with the hashtag #LD48Wpg and follow @WinnipegGameJam on Twitter.


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Delve into a young woman's mind to uncover the truth.
Interactive Fiction
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Platform through your mind. (Ludum Dare 48 Entry)
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Uncover deep dark secrets in a city run by greed
Interactive Fiction
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A tasty game made for LD48
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a two-player co-op game about keeping the old submarine up and running
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Munchkin meets Mario Kart. Family game.
An exploration game that your goal is to find all mysterious artifacts
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Throw ball at goal, or toss friend at shark? Decisions, decisions..
Gather your thoughts...
Dig as soon to find gems and get the magic orb before time run out.
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Enter the tomb of ancient gods, lost to the earth.
Explore the deep ocean in search of your lost treasures!
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Guide Anubis through the pyramid's obstacles to reach the underworld.
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