Game Jam

Welcome to the first Game Jam organized by Serbian Games Association (SGA) in association with Facebook!

Apply as an individual or with your team and get a chance to win awesome prizes worth over $ 25,000!

 

TELL ME MORE ABOUT SGA GAME JAM

SGA Game Jam is a competitive game-making event that is looking to bring together all those who love creating video games. The event will be taking place in Impact Hub, Belgrade from 23rd to 24th June 2018.

 

SOUNDS GOOD. HOW WILL IT ACTUALLY WORK?

We’re sending out this call to all types of game developers who are itching for a competitive challenge, here in the form of SGA Game Jam.

All those who participate will get a chance to show off their talent, skill and creativity, make something super-cool and win prizes all while being mentored by people working in SGA member companies and Facebook. As this happens, all participants will get the most valuable thing as well – new knowledge! One day, it might be the very thing that helps them make the best game ever!

 

OK, I’M THINKING ABOUT IT. HOW DO I APPLY?

If you want to take part, please fill in the information about yourself and/or your team, along with the info on all of its members. The application process ends on Friday 15th June. On Monday, 18th June the selected teams that will participate in the Game Jam will be revealed.

Apply Here

 

ALL OF THESE RULES APPLY:

This Game Jam will be focused on Facebook Instant games, fastest growing platform for games, while the exact topic will be revealed at the beginning of the event.

Find more information on Facebook Instant Games here:

Instant Games Overview: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games

Instant Games Guides: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/guides

Instant Games Engine Recommendations: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/compatible-engines

Instant Games Best Practices: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/best-practices

 

DO SGA AND FACEBOOK GET TO KEEP MY GAME?

No, anything original which you create at SGA Game Jam is all yours, and you and your team own the intellectual property of your game.

Important notes

Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

Participants can enter the Game Jam individually or in a team.

The final 15 teams will be composed of 2 to 5 people.

For those who signed up individually, teams will be formed after registration and participation in SGA Game Jam is completely free, but places are limited and will be allocated by SGA and Facebook.

For those who wish to participate and live outside of Belgrade, please contact sanja.zugic@madheadgames.com about the options of refunding your travel expenses.

Selected participants will be contacted by SGA to confirm their participation at SGA Game Jam.

You need to bring your own computer and any software and other hardware you wish to use to the event. We will provide Wi-Fi and power, but your own computer must be Wi-Fi enabled. SGA and Facebook will provide food and beverages during the Game Jam period.

 

WHEN WILL ALL OF THIS GO DOWN?

Game Jam: 23rd to 24th June 2018.

June 23
time activity
8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Opening, Theme announcement
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Team Setup
10:00 AM Work
June 24
6:00 PM End of Work
6:00 PM – 7:15 PM 5 minute Pitch (each team)
7:30 PM Winner announcement
8:00 PM The End

WHERE WILL IT TAKE PLACE?

Impact Hub, Belgrade.

The full address will be given to all attendees prior to the event.

 

SO YOU GOT QUESTIONS? SHOOT!

If you have any questions please contact us at:

sanja.zugic@madheadgames.com