Global Game Jam is back for 2023, and we’re happy to announce that dot big bang will once again be the event’s headline sponsor!
The Global Game Jam is the world’s biggest game creation event. Last year, 33,000 jammers made 5,858 games in over 100 countries, taking part either virtually, or at in-person sites located all around the world. The 2023 jam is happening between Jan 29th-Feb 5th, and registrations for are open now – click here to sign up!
Global Game Jam and dot big bang share the goal of empowering people to make and share great games, from school-kids, to students, gamedev enthusiasts, and experienced developers. With real-time collaboration, simple multiplayer, a vast library of community-made objects and scripts, and the ability to share games with anyone in the world via a simple link, dot big bang is an ideal platform for game jamming.
If you’re thinking of using dot big bang at the Global Game Jam, here are a few resources to get started. Our documentation includes a quickstart guide and a map of dot big bang’s features. Our YouTube and Twitch channels host regular gamedev streams, tutorials, and how-to videos. And our Discord is the place to ask questions, get help, talk to the devs, find a team, and meet follow game jammers.
dot big bang’s CEO Robert Anderberg says of the sponsorship: “We’re privileged to be sponsoring the Global Game Jam for a second year. It’s a unique, inspiring event and we’re looking forward to seeing what people make!”
And as the Global Game Jam website says: “The GGJ is the starting point for countless game developers who have turned a moment of bravery to join GGJ into a successful and sustainable career in game development.” So good luck if you take that step – and have fun!