At the Global Game Jam (GGJ), creatives and game enthusiasts around the world develop computer games on a given theme in 48 hours. With THE LÄND Global Game Jam BW, MFG Baden-Württemberg is organizing the largest central event for the southwest in Karlsruhe with 20 partners and supporters. From January 26 to 28, 2024, game enthusiasts can attend and participate. The Game Jam takes place at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design.
The GGJ encourages people from different backgrounds to contribute to the worldwide spread of game development and creativity. Games students meet games studios, development enthusiasts meet experienced and professional coders. But other disciplines such as sound, design, communication and psychology also find their place in the GGJ. Thanks to the cooperation with twelve different educational institutions in Baden-Württemberg, very different games enthusiasts come together and get creative together in a playful way.
The state-wide site is organized by MFG Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with the GameLab Karlsruhe of the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. THE LÄND Global Game Jam is supported by 20 partners, including local partners, universities and games studios from Baden-Württemberg. The Game Jam is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg as part of HOLA.