A game jam is an event where programmers, artists and gamers come together to create games; both computer games and board games. At our game jam there is a 48 hours time limit and a randomized theme for inspiration. Visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter for upcoming events!
LiU Game Jam archive
If you want to see what others have created, check out the games from our old newsletters.
Who are welcome?
Everybody is welcome, student and non-student alike. No previous experience is needed and the event is free of charge.
Where is it?
The event will be held at CreActive in Linköping. There is wireless internet, free tea, hot chocolate and coffee.
Can I sleep at the event? No. You are not allowed to sleep at CreActive.
Is there food available? We will order food together during both Friday and Saturday evening. If you wish to be included, get your order in along with payment before 7 PM on both nights. Price ranges from 80~100 kr a dish, and you can pay by swish or card. There is free breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Fruits, snacks, and hot drinks are available for free during the event. If you bring your own food, there are fridges and microwaves available.
How are groups selected? Do I need a team? Groups will be randomized for brainstorming purposes, but you are free to work with whomever you like. The starting groups will allow you to find people sharing similar ideas. We make sure everyone finds someone to work with.
Should I bring my computer or anything else? It depends on how you like to work. Bringing your own computer is up to you, although we recommend it. CreActive offers free wi-fi, ethernet cables and outlets. If you wish to purchase breakfast/lunch or join our common food order on friday or saturday evening, make sure to bring money. You can pay by swish or card.
Do I need to be able to program? Not at all! Game design covers all kind of fields such as art, music, design, storywriting, level creation and problemsolving. Anyone who is eager to create is welcome.