Today, September 20, 2021, the third edition of Spain Game Devs Jam It starts with 100 prizes that exceed € 10,000 in economic value. Would you like to sign up on the official website during these last days, you will have the opportunity to create your own video game in a total of 7 days. Whether alone or in a group, they will be based on a theme that will be revealed during the opening gala, expected from 19:00 CEST in his official Twitch channel.
The industry gathers
Prestigious companies, such as Tequila Works, Odin3D, Tesura Games or Heroes de Papel, have joined in the contribution of prizes. Mentoring, courses, tools … There are several helps for developers to gain a foothold in the Spanish video game industry. In fact, the first prize consists of the publication of the winning game on up to 11 platforms by Cooking & Publishing, which includes advertising work.
In addition, the three winning teams will have a mentorship of several months together with various established professionals in the sector: We talk about Pablo Calatayud (Tequila Works), Alejandro Oteiza (Amazon Games) y David Canela (Tequila Works). They will be given in video call format on a weekly or biweekly basis. In this way the teams will be able to solve their doubts and have the direct advice of experts in the field.
Participants have until September 27 at 7:00 p.m. CEST to be able to develop your game. That day at the same time the Post-Jam will be held, which includes the popular vote of the projects through six categories: General, Mechanics, Art, Sound, Narrative and Use of the Theme. During this time, several content creators will broadcast some of the projects presented live. This phase will close on October 4 at 19:00 CEST.
Lastly, all interested parties are summoned to October 8 at the same time. The closing gala (via streaming) will announce the winning teams, although it will show a novelty for this edition. A player composed of 4 developers who work in the industry will choose the three absolute winners from among the 25 best valued.
Source: press release (Make Good Art)