Game Jam

17 Feb 2020

GamesAid Mental Health Jam

In the last couple of years, awareness of mental health has been increased. However, there’s still lots of work to do. In the workplace, mental health illnesses still not recognized the same as physical illnesses and the talk still being difficult for many people.

27 Sep 2019

Alzheimer's Research UK Journo/Dev Swap at Ukie

Back in 2012 Ukie hosted a rather special game jam. Named 'Journo/Dev Swap', it challenged game press to step up as developers, while game devs attended to cover the jam as press. Well; after a long wait the Journo/Dev Swap game jam is back.

31 May 2019

Escape Studios’ Game Jam 2019

Escape Studios is calling all budding game designers and creators to join the Jam in partnership with Creative Assembly, Outplay, 3D World Magazine, and 23 Code Street.

The University of Brighton partners with local AAA developers to host Brighton’s first GAY(M) JAM!

Author: Leon Cliff

The University of Brighton partners with local AAA developers to host Brighton’s first GAY(M) JAM, a collaborative competition celebrating inclusion and diversity within gaming.

Dr Panagiotis Fotaris, Games course leader at the University of Brighton commented “With such huge potential as a storytelling format, games are a great opportunity to respectfully explore and depict various identities and orientations. The GAY(M) JAM allowed participants to develop games that promoted LGBTQ+ inclusivity and depicted sexuality in a positive way.”

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