this generation of creators cares deeply about the environment and has the power to inspire action through games
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 are excited to see games that explore this theme through the lens of:
Climate Jam is a virtual jam hosted on itch.io, just follow the link and hit “Join Now.”
Join us on Discord! This jam is virtual, and Discord is where all the action is happening! Talk to other jammers, make teams, share your ideas, and connect with mentors!
We ask that you follow our Code of Conduct in all of your IndieCade interactions, virtual or otherwise.
Not a climate expert? No problem! We will have some great Mentors available to provide inspiration and knowledge about climate topics and game design.
Check out our amazing mentors here!
Want to be a game design or climate mentor? Tell us about yourself!
Never jammed before? No Problem! This is a great opportunity to make a great game in a fun community!
This jam is open to everyone world-wide! Speak another language and want to help us reach more people or translate content? Let us know.
Learn about Niantic’s Lightship platform and how to make climate games that use AR to make experiences that inspire movement, exploration, and shared experiences.
Join mentors from Life Reimagined Collaborative. Get game feedback and see their game in action!
Judges play games!
Pushed back a week
Awards – Show and Tell! We’ll announce the judges picks for the winners!
The Horizon’s grand challenge winner will be announced! Watch on Twitch
This is our 5th annual Climate Jam and the 3rd virtual one. AND we’re growing!
Started in 2018
95 games and counting!
We can’t wait to see what you make this year!
Be the wind beneath our….turbines
While some things run on clean energy, we run on community support! This jam is a collaborative effort, and would not happen without you.
Show your support – join the movement.
We are so grateful for our past sponsors including Niantic and Riot Forge
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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.