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!
Together we’re creating Games for Our Future
Explore this year’s theme
Combatting Wildlife Trafficking is a global effort. Through public institutions, enforcement, non-profits, education, and individual action, we can all bring an end to the illegal animal trade. Explore some global efforts below:
The many dimensions of Wildlife Trafficking
The many sub themes of this jam
Tourism and Travel
Whether you are traveling locally or traveling abroad, your tourism choices connect to wildlife conservation.
What you click, like, and view can promote the exotic animal trade. Think for you click.
Your dollars make a difference. How you choose to spend you money impacts global trade and could prevent wildlife trafficking.
Get the facts from trusted sources.
Climate Change Impacts and Wildlife Trafficking
Climate Jam is all about novel and new ways to engage in coversation and games around climate change. Climate and Wildlife are inextricably linked.
From a global to a local issue, the solution to wildlife conservation works when led by local and indigenous communities.
Hear from the Experts
Sara Walker is the Association of Zoo and Aquarium’s Senior Advisor on Wildlife Trafficking.
Learn more and hear from Sara during the Kickoff event
Friday, May 19th 12pm PT / 3pm ET
Kerston Swartz is the Director of Government Affairs and Advocacy at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington. Hear from her about impacts of Wildlife Trafficking and potential audiences for your game.
Learn more and chat with Kerston on discord
What you need to know
Not a climate expert? No problem! We will have some great mentors available to provide inspiration and knowledge about climate topics and game design.
Want to be a game design or climate mentor? Join here!
Join our month-long Greenlight Jam, starting June 16th, and work step-by-step towards a polished, releasable project. Includes diversifiers from jams like this one and accepts both entirely new projects and expansions of past works. Learn more and join.
This is our 6th annual Climate Jam and the 4rd virtual one. AND we’re growing!
Started in 2018
95 games and counting!
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.