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5 Students, One Game Jam, a Stikbold Game

Every year we see some great games coming out of Nordic Game Jam. Many of them become an amazing showcase for participant’s portfolios. But others become much more: their teams continue to actively develop the game. That was the case of last year’s “Most Fun Game” winner Stikbold, which is currently in development for the OUYA console and looking ahead...

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Give the gift of Nordic Game Jam this Christmas

Do you know somebody who wants to go to Nordic Game Jam 2014 but hasn’t bought a ticket yet? Then why not give them a nice present in the form of an NGJ14 ticket? We’ve set it all up to make it easy for you, and nice to deliver in a wrap! Now you can buy a special gift ticket that we will...

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Win a free ticket to NGJ by telling us why you think #NGJRocks!

Have you been to Nordic Game Jam before? Then we’re really looking forward to hear what you like so much about it and have it shared with the rest of the world. Or… perhaps you haven’t been there yet but you’re planning on joining us come February 14th? Then we’re also looking forward to hear why you think Nordic Game...

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Drumroll please… NGJ Ticket sales open!

It’s time! Many of you have been asking us through Twitter and Facebook: “When can I buy tickets for Nordic Game Jam 2014?” The excitement is clearly getting higher every day, and we still have so many announcements to make! Who wlll give the keynote speech this year? What is the new poster like? How will group forming work? But...

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NGJ is HUGE and needs your help to make it happen!

It takes effort to organize something as big as Nordic Game Jam, and while we try to distribute the workload as best as possible among the organizers, there are many things that we simply cannot achieve alone. That’s why we’ve always worked with groups of volunteers to make NGJ a reality and make sure that everyone can participate in the...

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The preparations begin…

Game jammers everywhere! Get ready once more for the biggest game jam in the world! We are now ready to officially announce the dates for the upcoming Nordic Game Jam 2014, so mark the weekend of February 14-16th in your calendars and prepare for the best one yet. The place is, like last year, the beautiful building of Aalborg University...

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Go from beginner to pro with Unity with our free lectures

Here at Nordic Game Jam we are big fans of Unity, the popular game engine that was born in Copenhagen and quickly caught on with indie game developers, especially in the mobile market. Since it first came out in 2005 the engine has been getting all sort of improvements in usability, performance, features and soon a great new 2D workflow...

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Want to help bring Global Game Jam to new countries?

Did you know that Nordic Game Jam was the basis upon which the Global Game Jam was established? Since the first GGJ in 2008, over 60 different countries have been hosting the event and that number keeps increasing as more aspiring game developers and entire communities join to participate. Last year our local event moved things a week ahead of...

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Kvasir Games wins the 10K prize for their NGJ game

From left to right, Anders Lystad Brevik, Kristín Guðmundsdóttir, Ioana Marin and Simon Cutajar of Kvasir Games. Not pictured, Tróndur Justinussen Back in January during Nordic Game Jam 2013 (and again in a blog post here) we announced a contest to win 10.000 DKK for those who managed to publish and sell their jam games. Today we were pleased to announce...

Come to Unite Nordic with Nordic Game Jam, Exile and Unicorn7

EDIT: We are really happy with the amount of participation we are getting! Since we would love for everyone to be able to come, we are extending the offer by making more tickets available! You can still apply for the tickets until SATURDAY, MAY 11TH, so hurry up if you still haven’t applied through this form HERE. Unite conferences have always...

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