The Global Game Jam 2024 opened for registrations this week. It’s a free event that takes place Jan 22-28th 2024, where entrants make a game in 48 hours, either solo or as part of a team.
If you’d like to take part in the jam, you can sign up now – and dot big bang is hosting a digital jam site this year! Read on to find out how to sign up.
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The Global Game Jam is back – and we’re happy to announce that dot big bang will be the event’s headline sponsor for the third year running!
The Global Game Jam is the world’s biggest game creation event, taking place January 22nd-28th 2024. Thousands of people join physical and online jam sites to make a game, alone or as part of a team, over a single weekend. Last year, over 7000 games were made in 108 countries, and this year’s jam promises to be bigger than ever. Read on to find out more!
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This year’s Global Game Jam is here, and we’re excited to announce that we’ll be doing a special post-jam wrap-up stream with beloved OG streamer and friend of dot big bang, Sean “day” Plott!
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While prepping for the Global Game Jam, at some point every jammer faces the same question: what am I going to use to make my game? Well, look no further! dot big bang is a fully-featured online gamedev platform that runs entirely in a browser, on any device. It’s perfect for rapid iteration, working together in teams, and quick game-sharing.
Here are ten reasons to try dot big bang at this year’s jam.
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The Global Game Jam is a great opportunity to get your creativity flowing, learn some new gamedev skills, and have fun rapidly prototyping a new game. But first things first – to take part, you need to sign up. This blog will tell you how to enter the jam, how to register with a jam site, and where to find FAQs and resources to get ready ahead of time.
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Bradley Adams (Senior Software Engineer) and Heather Harvey (Community Designer) are two game jam veterans who entered the Global Game Jam using dot big bang and 2022, and ended up working here!
Based in Vancouver, Canada, they joined dot big bang in June of 2021 under their game dev pseudonyms booradley and punkerella. We caught up with them ahead of this year’s Global Game Jam to ask for some game jam tips.
Hey hey. The Global Game Jam is bearing down fast! How are you both feeling about what’s coming up?
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We really enjoy game jams, so we’re super excited to jump in and get started. We have done GGJ every year since 2013 and it’s always great. Shout-out to the Vancouver organizers for doing an amazing job every year!