Do you have a passion for making games? Want to spend a weekend creating a game with other people sharing your passion? Then the King GameJam is what you’ve been waiting for!
The King GameJam competition is a creative coding event for all sorts of individuals who have a passion for making games. The event will be taking place at King’s studios in Barcelona, London and Stockholm, yes the GameJam is going to take place in 3 locations at the same time, from 9th to 10th of June 2018, and the awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 19th of June 2018.
It’s a great chance to show off those sweet game making skills of yours while collaborating and learning with others. Be ready to create a bit of magic in a fun, creative, environment.
We’re looking for all types of individuals to take on the King GameJam competition.
Participants will get to flex their imagination, meet super-talented people from around the industry and develop something awesome. Not to mention it’s a great chance to get a feel for the King creative experience!
There will be four Awards that may be won by a Team/Game in each territory: the King Creativity Award, the King Fun Award, the King UX Design Award, and the King Art Award. The winners of the Awards will receive a medal. There is also a King Social Media prize to be won in each territory. Finally, there is a King 2018 GameJam Award for best game across all territories and the winning team will win trophies (for further details and the judging of these Awards/prizes, please see the King GameJam Rules).
If this sounds like your idea of fun, then sign up now!
Application for entry should be done online via avature. Registration will be open from 4th to 18th of May 2018. Please only sign up for one location and note that King will not sponsor travel to and from the GameJam event.
At our King offices in Barcelona, London and Stockholm. The full addresses will be given to all attendees prior to the event.
No, anything original which you create at the King GameJam is all yours, and you and your team own the intellectual property of your game. We have no intention or desire to use your submission for our business and we are not even keeping copies of the submissions after the event and the King GameJam Awards Ceremony have finished.
If you have any questions please check the FAQs below and GameJam Rules. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, then contact us at:
You have to sign up individually, but during the registration process you can indicate if you would like to participate with your own team (3 to 5 max). If you don’t have a team don’t worry; we’ll have a team formation event with all the selected participants on Friday the 8th of June.
No, all game makers are welcome, whether you do programming, graphics, sound or design, or a mix of everything! And remember, every saga needs all sorts of heroes.
Yes, here you have a list of Resources & Tools for Jammers. Feel free to explore the links before the GameJam days.
Wi-Fi enabled computer and any software and other hardware you wish to use.
Yes. We will provide Wi-Fi and power but you must bring your own computer, and it must be Wi-Fi enabled.
Now, we know that you know that there’s nothing better than reading the full GameJam Rules… But in summary, they are:
No, anything original which you create is all yours, you own it. We have no intention or desire to use your submission for our business and we are not even keeping copies of the submissions after the awards ceremony.