Climate Jam

Jam for Clean and Renewable Energy Solutions

Earth Day, April 22 - May 2, 2021


Jam Partners:

Together we’re creating Games for Our Future

Turbines Blade - Virginia Wright-Frierson

You're Invited

We’re inviting game creators from around the world to make games that explore solutions to address a rapidly changing planet. Together we can make a difference!


We believe

this generation of creators cares deeply about the environment and has the power to inspire action through games.

The theme of this jam is: Clean Energy solutions.

We hope to see games that include:

  • Climate justice
  • Clean energy jobs
  • Capturing the wind
  • Solar panels on every rooftop
  • Transportation
  • Green manufacturing & building
  • Climate policy
  • Solarpunk/speculative design
Texas Wind Turbines - Virginia Wright-Frierson

Jam Essentials

Climate Jam is a virtual jam hosted on, just follow the link and hit "Join Now.”

Join us on Discord  an easy way to ask questions, chat, meet other jammers, whatever.

  • Say hi in the #introduce-yourself channel.
  • Meet others in the  #cj21-looking-for-group channel
  • Explore the other #cj21- channels dedicated to helping you have the best experience possible.

We ask that you follow our Code of Conduct in all of your IndieCade interactions, virtual or otherwise.

First-time jammer?  Check out these resources to get started!



Not a climate expert? No problem! We have some great Mentors available to provide inspiration and knowledge about climate topics and game design. 

  Check out our amazing mentors here!

Important Dates

April 17th  Virtual Jam Mixer
April 17th   12pm-3pm PST 

Meet jammers, discuss ideas, get inspired!(Link to follow)

April 22nd  Jam Kick-off Event
April 22nd  12pm-2pm PST

Hear from mentors, get energized! (Link to follow, will be recorded)


Transmission Lines - Virginia Wright-Frierson

Check back for more!

We will update this page with more info about the jam as we get closer to the event.

Behind the scenes:
Sponsor this Jam

We are so grateful for our 2020 sponsors Niantic and Riot Forge

Want to help us save the world?

Contact for information about sponsoring this year's Climate Jam.


What is a Game Jam?

Game jams, similar to hack-a-thons, are an event format where people come together to collaborate on creating game prototypes in a compressed time frame.

Climate Jam 2020

This is is our second virtual Climate Jam. 

Learn More about Climate Jam 2020

Press Assets | Get the word out!

          Want to share this jam?

          Get our assets and resources here.

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