Welcome to the first annual Serenity Forge Game Jam, a game jam for meaningful games, organized by Serenity Forge and supported by the IGDA Serious Games SIG! We believe that video games are a vital part of art, culture, and education, and that games have the power to change the world for the better. Join us from August 5th to August 7th in creating games that:
- Inspire Art
- Foster Education
- Promote Health
- Advance Scientific Research
- Improve Business Operations
- Take a stance on a Social Issue
Start Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Time (noon), August 5th, 2016
End Time: 11:59 PM Eastern Time, August 7th, 2016.
Rules: A theme of the game jam will be announced at the start of the jam (noon August 5th). All games submitted for the jam must be compliant with the theme as well as the specific rules detailed in the links below.
Teams: Any team size is welcome! Feel free to sign up with some friends, coworkers, or go lone-wolf and tackle the project solo. If you’re a solo dev looking for a team, feel free to join our Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/993229490775976/), or Tweet at us with #SFGJ and we’ll try our best to help get devs connected.
Location: This is a global event, so feel free to organize your own local meet-up events, or just jam out of your jammies in the comfort of your own home. Join our Facebook event page or Tweet #SFGJ and get connected with your local meet-ups.
Prizes: After the conclusion of the game jam, judging will begin immediately from August 7th until August 14th, with three winners in the categories below to be announced August 15th, 2016
- Choice Award – Award given to the game of choice by head organizer Zhenghua Yang (Z)
- Jury Award – Award given to the game of choice by a selected jury of noted professionals
- Audience Award – Award given to the game of choice by a community vote.