No prior experience is necessary! There are plenty of easy-to-use game-creation tools to choose from and you can create any type of game you like, digital or otherwise—a board game, a card game, even a tabletop roleplaying game.
You also don’t have to jam alone. Hidden Heroes is designed to encourage intergenerational collaboration. If you have a relative or friend who’s into games, ask them to join your team! We also encourage you to join our Discord server to meet other jammers and collaborate.
There are lots of different easy-to-use tools that you can use to make a game. Here are a few to consider, special thanks to the Global Game Jam community:
Even more tools are at the bottom of this page!