St. Louis ScatterJam 2015!


It’s happening again!

Last year’s St. Louis ScatterJam was such a success that we decided to do it again this year! And just to up the ante, we’ll be taking it to the one and only St. Louis Zoo this time!

As before, the St. Louis Scatterjam is a Game Jam that’s structured a lot like a traditional St. Louis Gamejam, but with a few key differences:

1) Rather than forming your team at the event you’ll bring your crew with you to the ScatterJam.

2) Instead of working at the event location you can go and work wherever you want! Just make sure you bring your game back with you on Sunday to check out what everyone made and demo your game to everyone else.

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to make another game, mark your calendars for Oct 9th-11th and get your butt to the Zoo!

Check out the site for more information, and register your Crew ASAP.


Twine Jam 2015

On Friday, April 24th, 2015 at Webster University’s Kinematifest the St. Louis IGDA ran the second annual one hour Game Jam using the tool Twine. Around 30 minutes were spent doing a tutorial of the tool together, then individuals and teams split off and worked on games for a little over an hour before coming back together to demo the results.

Click on the links below to play the games that were made.

It was an awesome time, and we hope to do it again next year. If you missed out we hope you’ll join us next year or set aside a few hours, download the free tool, and make your own game today!

It’s a Wrap!

The St. Louis Global Game Jam 2015 is officially over! We had an amazing turnout of around 250 people and made some of the best games this community has ever seen. That makes us the 12th biggest Global Game Jam in the world, and the 5th biggest in the US.

Download and play any or all of the 42 games made by our amazing attendees right here:

A big thanks goes out to all of this year’s sponsors for helping make this happen.

If you attended the GameJam (and even if you didn’t), we are having a post-event demo/retrospective where everyone who comes will be able to take their time and demo their games fully, and the organizers will request feedback on how things could have been done differently. This is your event and we want your help to make it better. More information and signups can be found right here:

Thanks to everyone for making this event a success, and keep making games!


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2014 Jammer Resources

ARE YOU READY ? ? ? Here’s a list of Jammer resources and sponsored packages for  next week’s Global Game Jam, check ’em out!

January 23-25, 2015
@ University of Missouri - St. Louis
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