Global Game Jam Edmonton 2023

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Open for entire 48 hours
Event Start Date: 
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 5:00pm
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Welcome to Global Game Jam Edmonton 2023! We're excited to see you all in person or online and make some excellent games with you!

For Global Game Jam 2023 we will be hosting a hybrid site so you can participate in the manner most comfortable to you. 

Regardless of if you're participating online or in person, please follow along with our discord as we will be posting important informaiton there leading up to and particularly throughout the jam.

While we know some sites are starting this jam earlier, we would like to encourage our jammers to not look up the theme for the jam until it has been revealed during opening presentations at 5pm MST on February 3rd.



Principal Sponsor of Edmonton GGJ 2023 

NAIT - The Centre for Innovative Media (CIM), NAIT Applied Research, and the Digital Media & IT (DMIT) program of The School of Applied Sciences and Technology


Digital Alberta

Edmonton Screen Industries Office

GameCamp Edmonton




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  • 4:30PM - Doors open
  • 5:00PM - Opening Presentation and Theme Reveal
  • 12:00AM - Midnight Tea



  • 1:00PM - Mocap Studio Tour (4th Floor, meet at Atrium by stairs first)
  • 12:00AM -  Midnight Tea



  • 4:30PM - Build submissions
  • 5:00PM - Closing Presentations




Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only

Recently Uploaded Games

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This site is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets
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This site welcomes jammers creating boardgames
This site welcomes jammers creating hardware games/alternative controllers
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