March Break Game Jam

March Break Game Jam

Game Jam Starts in:
(Extended Deadline)
How does it work?

The PixelPAD March Break Game Jam is an online contest where solo developers and teams can hone and show off their game development skills by coding a game using Python in PixelPAD.

This is a FREE event for all students ages 13-18 across Canada!

A surprise theme will be announced when the event starts on March 11th. Jam participants are challenged to develop a project related to the theme within 2 weeks using PixelPAD. The top-rated projects will be awarded prizes, and the winning teams will be profiled for media releases after the game jam.

Here are some examples of what can be done with PixelPAD:

What to expect?
It's So easy!

Registration Deadline: 11:59pm PST on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
Game Jam Begins (Theme Announced): 2:00pm PST on Thursday, March 11th, 2021
Game Submission Deadline: 11:59pm PST on Thursday, March 25th, 2021
Winners Announced: Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Beginners are welcome!

PixelPAD offers a great starting point for beginners and enthusiasts. We will provide templates and live tutorials during the jam, to get you started in the game development process. Our volunteer mentors will support participants by reviewing their code and providing feedback on their logic.

Ahead of the game jam, participants can check out our quick tutorial videos to hit the ground running with PixelPAD.

Organizations we (who also sponsor us)!

Interested in supporting this event with mentors, prizes, or game assets (sprites, sounds)? Click here to find out how!

Questions? Check our FAQ section for any questions you may have regarding the game jam.

Also, don't forget to read our Rules and Waiver.

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