Game Jam 1.0

live
716 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 3
hackathon
Online
starts on:
Aug 28, 2020, 11:30 PM
ends on:
Oct 11, 2020, 01:25 PM

Overview

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As of 2015, the gaming industry is worth 111 billion dollars. While console games are still preferred by most avid gamers today, the number of PC and mobile gamers are equally high. With close to a million games on both Android and iOS, games are the most popular category of apps on the mobile platform. Multiplayer and web-enabled games on PC has only seen more adoption year on year. To think that both these platforms are less than 10 years old only means one thing - there’s a huge wave coming for game developers. Are you going to ride it?

With that spirit, HackerEarth is conducting Game Jam 1.0 and invites all developers and hackathon enthusiasts to participate in an interesting and engaging hackathon. The aim of this Hackathon is to test what Game Developers do best: make games.

What is Game Jam?

A game jam is a contest/hackathon where developers try to make a video game from scratch. Programmers, Game Designers and others in game development-related fields generally take part in such challenges.

What's in it for you?

Winners will get a chance to showcase their Games on this same site along with exciting prizes. Even if you don't win, you will get a chance to learn how to build cool Games from scratch.

Join our Slack channel to connect with the mentors and organizers and receive guidance in building your prototypes!

Who can take part in this Hackathon?

This hackathon is open to all developers and hackathon enthusiasts. Register for this exciting hackathon presented by HackerEarth to showcase your skills in Game Development. Work together, collaborate, and build things that are innovative. Be a better programmer.

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What are we looking for in your Submission?

The end result must be a game that can be played on a Browser/Phone/Windows PC. We are looking for gaming prototypes that are innovative, technologically advanced and unique. Most importantly, we are looking for applications that help fuel innovation and growth in the gaming industry. We encourage you to make submissions that are brand new, out of the box and with a unique selling point.

Themes

Chaos

Chaos means complete disorder and confusion. It is the property of a complex system whose behavior is so unpredictable as to appear random, owing to great sensitivity to small changes in conditions.

Life, by nature, is chaotic. And the human brain is beautifully designed to turn chaos into order.

Do you have what it takes to turn Chaos into order?

Take your skills to the next level. Develop a game depicting Chaos

Open Innovation

Can’t find a suitable theme for your innovative solution?

Here's your chance to think of anything out of the box!

The open innovation theme accentuates your imagination with least restrictions. Build the ideas that you believe in! Ideate and create a prototype on anything in the domain of Gaming. Put on your thinking caps and start submitting your innovative prototypes.

Prizes

Main Prizes
1st Place
USD 150
2nd Place
USD 100
3rd Place
USD 75
starts on:
Aug 29, 2020 10:00 AM IST
closes on:
Oct 11, 2020 11:55 PM IST

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