What is a game jam?
A game jam is an event where game enthusiasts come together and create a game based on a theme that has been given by the
When does the event start?
The event will start Friday, February 15th.
Doors will open at 6PM.
How long is the event?
48 hours from start to finish.
Where does the event take place?
BCIT's Burnaby Campus: SE2, the Great Hall. Click here
Who is this event for?
Anyone is welcome, regardless of experience.
Is there a minimum age limit?
No, but if you are under 19 years of age, there is a waiver that your guardian must sign.
How much does it cost?
The tickets cost $20, with a 50% discount for students.
We will ask for student IDs from student ticket holders.
If you would like to sponsor us, there are also Indie Sponsor tickets available for $75.
Will I be reimbursed for my trip there?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide reimbursement for your trip.
Can I stay overnight?
Yes! However, please make sure you are properly equipped for the night. Warm clothes and maybe even a sleeping bag is recommended!
What should I bring with me?
to see a list of items that we recommend you bring with you.
Do I need a team?
Jams are usually done in teams, but it's completely up to you whether or not you'd like to work in one. If you do want a
team but do not have one, you will have a chance at the event before the jamming starts to mingle
with the rest of attendees and make or join a team.
How much game development experience do I need to attend the event?
You do not need any experience at all. This is meant to be a fun event for anyone with any level of experience in game development.
Even if you know very little about game development, you will learn a lot about it during the 48
Is there a maximum team size?
Yes, the maximum size is 10 people which includes any members from Tree of Audio or Pixel Route.
Will meals be provided?
Yes! We will provide breakfast for Saturday and Sunday and dinner for all 3 days.
What if we don't have anyone working on audio for our team?
We will have the Tree of Audio (an audio team) on-site to help everyone with SFX and audio.
What if I'm the audio engineer/interested to work as an audio engineer for this jam and I don't have a team?
You can either join the Tree of Audio and potentially work on multiple teams' audio or join a specific team and focus on the audio for that team.
What if we don't have anyone working on art for our team?
We will have Pixel Route (a team of artists) on-site to help everyone with game art.
What if I'm the artist/interested to work as an artist for this jam and I don't have a team?
You can either join Pixel Route and potentially work on multiple teams' art or join a specific team and focus on the art for that team.