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BYOG 2023 is here!
Say goodbye to the summer with India's oldest and coolest Game Jam 😎
Mark your calendars. Cancel that weekend party. Put down your controllers, Starfield can wait. But why, you ask?
Well, because India's oldest and longest-running game jam is back!
BYOG 2023 edition is finally here! ✨
As like last year, we will be going with our tried and tested 48-hour jam format. The jam will start at 8 PM on the 15th of September 2023 and end on the 17th of September 2023 at 8 PM. You will have 48 hours to create an amazing game!
BYOG wouldn’t have been this awesome without the support of the lovely people at IGDC. The 15th edition of IGDC is scheduled to be held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th of November 2023 at HICC, Hyderabad. The tickets for the event can be bought online. Click the link below to book your tickets.
(Hurry up! The Early Bird discounted tickets are still available!)
Thanks to the awesome folks over at IGDC, we have some pretty sweet cash prizes for our heroic jammers:
First Prize - 1 Lakh INR
Second Prize -75,000 INR
Third Prize - 50,000 INR
Honourable Mention (2 games) - 25,000 INR
Viewer’s Choice - 25,000 INR
This year, we are trying out something new, something exciting, something pretty rad. YOU are the jury!
Yes, we are going ahead with a voting system this time around. After the Jam concludes, you get to play the awesome games your fellow jammers crafted, and you get to rate them.
SSSSH! The theme for the jam will be revealed on a live stream starting at 6PM on the 15th September as well as on our discord .
The theme(s) for this year are:
The themes were revealed on our YouTube channel, you can check out the recorded live stream too!
Chat, Get Help or Team Up!
If you are looking to team up, reach out to the organizers or find a place to talk to like-minded people participating in the jam, please join the Gamedev.in Discord.
We’ve also got our dedicated BYOG crew, and they will be your go-to folks for anything BYOG-related. The BYOG crew will be hosting an AMA session at 8PM on 8th September 2023, so tune in for a session where all your questions will get answered.
You can check out the FAQ section too on the BYOG itch.io page anytime.
8th Sept - AMA with the BYOG Crew
15th Sept - BYOG Starts
17th Sept - BYOG Ends
TBD - Voting Period
TBD Nov - Winners announced for BYOG 2023 at IGDC 2023
BYOG continues to chug along, with all the love and support from the community over the years, and we are thankful and proud to be doing this with you all.
A huge shoutout to the folks over at IGDC for being our sponsors and helping us foster the Gamedev.in community in India and beyond.
Let’s get ready, and let’s do what we love the most - making games and playing them.
Hope to see you there!