The theme is multiplayer 0

Laguna • 15 days ago 

The Theme for this Kajam is “Multiplayer”. This relaxed, month-long event will start on 2023-06-02 and last until 2023-07-02. There will be no ratings after the jam, but a dedicated gaming session hosted on discord. The date for this will be announced soon.

What does “remote multiplayer” mean?

By definition multiplayer means that more than one person can play in the same game environment at the same time. While this Kajam will allow couch-multiplayer games, we strongly suggest to create a remote multiplayer game. This means that you can play together over some sort of network and that you don’t have to sit next to each other.

What might sound as a daunting endeavour, is the chance to start thinking about games you would normally not do for a GameJam. Most GameJam entries specialize on gameplay mechanics for one player or are dedicated couch multiplayer games.
However remote multiplayer games are a great chance to meet new people and have fun with them. And of course they come with their own set of difficulties, issues and problems all waiting to be fixed by creative gamedev minds.

This Kajam is all about multiplayer.
Let’s learn about the technical details of multiplayer games, like network protocols and client/server communication!
Let’s make a game that you would normally never try on any GameJam!
And most importantly: Let’s have some fun while creating and playing multiplayer games together!

What are the rules?

For this Kajam you can work solo or as a team.
You have four weeks to create and submit your entry, starting on Friday, 2023-06-02 and lasting until Sunday 2023-07-02.
Every Language, Framework or Engine is allowed.
You can use any third party assets (within the legal restrictions of course) and are even allowed to add multiplayer functionality to an already finished game!

Detailed rules here

Now, start your engines and join this Kajam!

What is a Kajam?

Kajam competitions are month-long events in which people make a small video game focusing on a specific aspect of game development. They're a perfect opportunity to learn, experiment and level-up your gamedev skills!

This gaming session sounds great! How can I join?

Thank you! The gaming session will happen after the Kajam. We will meet online at the Alakajam! Discord server and have fun playing the games which were created during the jam and have a great time together.