Climate Jam

Jam for Clean and Renewable Energy Solutions

Earth Day, April 22 – May 2, 2021

Jam Partners:

Climate Jam 2021 is over

Thank you to all of our jammers, mentors, sponsors and judges for making such a successful event!

Join us Earth Day – April 22, 2022 for next year’s Climate Jam!

Awards

Grand Jury Choice

Weknewables

Most Adventurous

Low-tech-o-rama

Powered Up

Geen Tycoon Simulator
  • Highlights and Awards

    Relive the highlights of Climate Jam 2021 and find out which games took home the honors from our judges
  • Awards Presentation

    Presented by @ecofreidnlyish

Thank you so much, we cannot express in words how grateful our entire team is to receive this. Such an amazing game jam, amazing sponsors, amazing platform, a truly amazing theme, and absolutely incredible teams submitting stunning games. The messaging and concepts made by every single team’s game submission are seriously inspiring for the future. Inspiring not only in games, but for all of of us as a whole and our future generations on our beautiful planet. 

With overwhelming gratitude from the entire Weknewables team.

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 itch.io, 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!

 

Mentors

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!

Transmission Lines – Virginia Wright-Frierson

Important Dates

April 17th  Virtual Jam Mixer (Event Past)
April 17th   12pm-3pm PST 

Meet jammers, discuss ideas, get inspired!(Link shared via Discord and Itch)

April 22nd  Jam Kick-off Event
April 22nd  12pm-1pm PST

Hear from mentors, get energized! Streamed on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/indiecade

 

May 2  Games Submitted
May 2nd 12pm PST

All games must be uploaded to the itch.io page.

May 2  Games Showcase
May 2nd 1pm PST

Showcase the games that got made! Create a short video of your game play and we’ll share it with everyone!

May 2  Judges play games
May 2nd – May 8th

Judges play games! We have some great judges this year! Check them out here.

9  Games Celebration
May 13th – 11 AM PST

We’ll announce the judges picks for the winners!

Behind the scenes:
Sponsor this Jam

We are so grateful for our 2021 sponsors Niantic and Riot Forge

Want to help us save the world?

Contact Erin@Indiecade.com 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.

Judging and Awards

This year our jam has some great judges lined up! Check them out here.

 

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