Today Dogecoin creator Billy Markus announced a new game contest called Dogecoin Game Jam. A game jam is a contest where participants try to make a video game from scratch. Depending on the format, participants might work independently, or in teams.
Full details on how to participate
Link to game jam: https://itch.io/jam/dogecoin-game-jam
What is the Dogecoin game jam?
This will be a week long game jam accepting any submission that has any relation to Dogecoin, hosted by Dogecoin creator Billy Markus. This game jam is to encourage and celebrate the creativity of the Dogecoin community.
Don’t worry about the game being a masterpiece – all submissions related to Dogecoin will be appreciated and played! If you are new to game dev, tutorials on Unity / Godot / GameMaker / etc. are a great place to start!
When will it be held?
Start making your games on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021!
Submissions will be open until Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021!
Judging will be completed by Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 and winners will be announced!
What is the judging criteria?
The submissions will be ranked by the public on the following criteria:
– Most WOW
– Most Absurd
– Most Fun
– Most Doge
I will also publicize the winners on my Twitter (@billym2k) and in reddit posts on the dogecoin reddit community. Feel free to add your Dogecoin wallet address to your submission and the community can send a tip if they feel so inclined to do so!
What are the rules?
– Please keep the submissions family friendly
– Please make your game playable via browser
– Games should be yours, original, and made for this game jam specifically
– Most importantly, have fun!
Where do I sign up to participate?
Make an account on itch.io and sign up on https://itch.io/jam/dogecoin-game-jam!
We will keep you posted on the games as they come live. This is a great idea by Markus to do with the community.