Global Game Jam 2022 in Galway!

Hi folks, it’s time for Global Game Jam, to largest game jam event in the world!

Join us online and make a game over a weekend! It can be a computer game, board game, card game, table top game, social game, it’s up to you!

Registration open!

Registration and details here:

Theme Reveal

Jammers (you!) will be working together in teams, or solo, to create a game inspired by a theme. Each year the theme is revealed along with a Keynote speach and discussion around game jams, game development, with tips on how to approach the challenge in a healthy way.

This year the theme has been announced by Global Game Jam in their official theme reveal stream, available here:


This years Diversifiers can be used to add extra challange/spice to your game jam effort. Global Game Jam games can be searched and filtered by the Diversifiers applied to them too, so it can help people discover your game after the jam:

Event Details

We have decided to stick to the original 48 hour format for this year.

Beginning 5pm Friday 28th of January, and ending 5pm Sunday 30th January.

The community in Galway has been running these events for the last 6 years, including online-only jams during lockdown. We will continue the tradition, and evolve as needs be!

Rules and Links

Global Game Jam Code of Conduct and reporting:

Global Game Jam rules and legal policies:

Global Game Jam FAQ:

Our local Galway Game Jam community event Code of Conduct: Code of Conduct

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