Physical Game Jams

This listing includes all itch.io jams which explicitly accept physical games, including board games, card games, and roleplaying games. It is updated daily. Entries are sorted by end date by default, but you can click on any column header to sort by that column. If you see errors, please email me.

Name Start Date End Date Host(s) Hashtag
Выставка НРИ, вышедших в 2023 January 20, 2024 at 11:00 PM February 28, 2024 at 11:00 PM Silver Hoof Games #ruttrpgshowcase
Indiepocalypse Issue #52 (Paying Anthology) February 02, 2024 at 12:33 AM February 29, 2024 at 12:33 AM PIZZAPRANKS #Indiepocalypse
Aro Jam 2024 February 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM February 29, 2024 at 05:00 AM Metaparadox #AroJam2024
PICO-8 Free Music Jam February 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM February 29, 2024 at 05:00 AM Packbat  
Tangled Blessings Game Jam November 27, 2023 at 06:00 AM February 29, 2024 at 06:00 AM Cassi Mothwin #TangledBlessingsJam
RPG Talk Jam - The Lost City January 22, 2024 at 08:00 AM February 29, 2024 at 08:00 AM RPG Talk #rpgtalkgamejam
Historically Accurate Game Jam 8 February 19, 2024 at 03:00 PM February 29, 2024 at 03:00 PM Tuile, Sam Scribbler, Veshyn, Sengkala, Thom "dot com" Craver #HAGJ8
Welcome to the ECCOSYSTEM January 05, 2024 at 05:00 AM March 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM Elliot Davis #ECCOSystemJam
Indie City Jams #005 - SPAM JAM March 02, 2024 at 06:30 PM March 02, 2024 at 06:30 PM Indie City Games  
Landsknecht Diceless TTRPG jam February 03, 2024 at 07:00 AM March 03, 2024 at 07:00 AM Landsknecht_Studio #NODICETTRPGJAM
Smol Games, Smol Time Frames (Toucan Do It!) December 18, 2023 at 08:00 AM March 04, 2024 at 08:00 AM Quirky Bird Games #toucandoit
Zine Month alternative February 04, 2024 at 05:00 AM March 10, 2024 at 05:00 AM World Champ Game Co.  
Trash Punk Jam January 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM March 19, 2024 at 05:00 AM Rev Casey #TrashPunk
One Page Derelict Jam 2024 December 20, 2023 at 11:00 PM March 20, 2024 at 11:00 PM Zotiquest Games  
Scratch Game Jam #13 March 15, 2024 at 12:00 AM March 29, 2024 at 12:00 AM cocrea #scratchgamejam
One Game a Month #33 March 01, 2024 at 12:00 AM March 30, 2024 at 12:00 AM sneeky_09 #OGAM
For Truth's Sake: A Game Jam February 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM March 30, 2024 at 05:00 AM h. moon  
Lotta di Classi February 05, 2024 at 11:00 PM March 30, 2024 at 11:00 PM Arcipelago Celeste #lottadiclassi
The HEROQUEST 2024 Quest Jam March 16, 2024 at 05:00 AM March 31, 2024 at 05:00 AM AmalgamAsh  
Game Exploder - the Dice Exploder Game Jam February 01, 2024 at 06:00 AM April 01, 2024 at 06:00 AM Lady Tabletop, sdunnewold, greenbriar, Sam Roberts  
The Electric Zine Jam!! 2024!! February 01, 2024 at 08:00 AM April 09, 2024 at 08:00 AM MyDogStoleMyLiver #TheEZMjam2024
OPR Writing Jam #10 April 12, 2024 at 07:00 PM April 14, 2024 at 07:00 PM onepagerules #oprwj10
GCPL Game Jam 2024 March 01, 2024 at 02:00 PM April 19, 2024 at 02:00 PM GCPL Learning Labs  
Permafrost Jam - Primavera 2024 April 05, 2024 at 10:00 AM April 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM Mammut RPG #permafrostjam
Comical Spheres: Longshot City and Beyond! November 15, 2023 at 06:00 AM April 29, 2024 at 06:00 AM Seth Ian #ComicalSpheres
Menu TTRPG Jam March 01, 2024 at 08:00 AM April 29, 2024 at 08:00 AM ell0  
Narrative Design Awards 2024 May 09, 2024 at 11:00 PM May 23, 2024 at 11:00 PM SighTdesigns #NDA2024
🔥 Fuck Capitalism Jam 2024 🔥 May 01, 2024 at 10:00 AM May 31, 2024 at 10:00 AM FxckCapitalism #BeyondCapitalism
Bring Our Your Ghost August 18, 2024 at 04:00 AM September 09, 2024 at 04:00 AM manonamora, sophiades, Lapin Lunaire Games, Autumn Chen #boygjam
The Post-Weird Dream Jam March 31, 2024 at 11:00 PM October 31, 2024 at 11:00 PM Lichen Arrowsmith  
Yuri Game Jam 2024 September 30, 2024 at 11:00 PM December 01, 2024 at 11:00 PM sabrina_tvband #yurijam2024
Forever Open Source 2024 January 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM December 31, 2024 at 05:00 AM Rev Casey #ForeverOpen
#RPGenesis 2026 August 01, 2026 at 11:00 PM August 08, 2026 at 11:00 PM dreamup, Lady Entropy  
Sherlock Holmes Is Public Domain Now January 01, 2023 at 05:00 AM July 11, 2028 at 05:00 AM slugzuki #sherlockpublicdomain

Last updated: February 27, 2024.

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Much thanks to Emmy Verte, who inspired this project and who gave me gracious permission to pick up the torch.