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Global Game Jam® 2020 - Site Applications are now open!                                            Email not working? View in your browser

Site applications now open! 

31 January - 02 February, 2020

Applications to run a GGJ 2020 jam site are now open!  Help us make the 12th Global Game Jam the biggest and best yet!

If you're new to organising a GGJ site, try not to be overwhelmed. The only things you need to open a jam site are a dedicated organiser and a jam venue with internet access.

You can also find plenty of support from the GGJ community. Have a look through our FAQ for site organisers for some ideas of what to expect. Chat with the community on the GGJ Discord, or email questions to our help team.
REGISTER YOUR GGJ 2020 SITE TODAY
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Fundraising October: Help GGJ and 6 Other Charities

 
We have not one, but TWO amazing fundraisers happening in October.

One Gamer Fund
October 2 - 6, 2019

7 Charities combine to run a fantastic Steam Sale between October 2-6. Support great causes while grabbing some awesome bargains.

GGJ Humble Bundle
October 15 - 29, 2019

Humble and GGJ have teamed up to bring you an intriguing postmodernism themed bundle. 
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BOTH FUNDRAISING SALES

Welcome Kate Edwards

Game industry veteran Kate Edwards joins as the new Executive Director for GGJ.

Kate will oversee the administration, programs, and the overall strategic direction of the Global Game Jam, as well as fundraising and community outreach.

 
READ KATE'S LETTER TO THE GGJ COMMUNITY

ICGJ 2020

We are excited to announce that the 5th International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events will be held outside the US for the first time next year. 

Join us in Osaka, 24 August 2020.
FIND OUT MORE

Where Are They Now: Barb

Developed in 2016 at the Kenney Land site in the Netherlands, Barb is a low-poly five minute game about the going through the morning and prepping up to meet with a friend with a wonderful twist on self-identity at the end of the narrative. The game has been featured on sites like Rock, Paper, Shotgun, PC Gamer among others.
PLAY THE GAME ON ITCH.IO

GGJ Discord Server

Join the GGJ Discord server, and meet jammers all over the world!

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