There are countless game jams opened to join in a moment you are reading this sentence. There is also a lot of people taking part in them.
What is most important in this type of events is that you have very limited time to create a game and submit it. This is great because as a game developer you always try to make something perfect. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, but this might lead to a never-ending development process.
So to make sure that you will make a game there are limits on time for game jams. They can be spread from a few hours to even a few weeks!
But to attend them, you have to prepare yourself for it!
And I made a presentation on exactly that subject on IGDA Las Vegas Meetup!
There are growing needs of a game industry but lucky there are people that want to get into making games. I had a little presentation on exactly that subject on IGDA Las Vegas Meetup where I’ve shared a few tips that can greatly help newcomers.