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
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  
One Game a Month #34 April 01, 2024 at 03:00 PM April 29, 2024 at 03:00 PM sneeky_09 #OGAM
BLASK JAM: PbtA-like games March 18, 2024 at 09:00 PM April 29, 2024 at 09:00 PM Major_Blaskowitz  
Queer Games Bundle 2024 Submissions April 05, 2024 at 09:26 PM May 01, 2024 at 09:26 PM Queer Games Bundle  
Indiepocalypse Issue #54 (Paying Anthology) April 05, 2024 at 02:09 AM May 02, 2024 at 02:09 AM PIZZAPRANKS #Indiepocalypse
Scratch Game Jam #14 April 19, 2024 at 12:00 AM May 03, 2024 at 12:00 AM cocrea #scratchgamejam
The Hot Mutant Summer Jam! April 01, 2024 at 04:00 AM May 19, 2024 at 04:00 AM Mean Green Press #HotMutantSummerJam
Rat System Game Jam March 22, 2024 at 04:00 AM May 22, 2024 at 04:00 AM Rat Bastard Games  
Narrative Design Awards 2024 May 09, 2024 at 11:00 PM May 23, 2024 at 11:00 PM SighTdesigns #NDA2024
Nokia Art Jam 2 March 31, 2024 at 12:00 AM May 30, 2024 at 12:00 AM Polyducks #NokiaArtJam
One Game a Month #35 May 01, 2024 at 03:00 PM May 30, 2024 at 03:00 PM sneeky_09  
Shit Or Get Off the Pot: A Solo Game Jam May 01, 2024 at 04:00 AM May 31, 2024 at 04:00 AM Courtney, FlowerMouse #ShittingOutSoloGames
LARP Zine Jam April 05, 2024 at 04:00 AM May 31, 2024 at 04:00 AM Metaparadox #LARPZineJam
🔥 Fuck Capitalism Jam 2024 🔥 May 01, 2024 at 10:00 AM May 31, 2024 at 10:00 AM FxckCapitalism #BeyondCapitalism
Lost, Broken, Unplayable~ April 26, 2024 at 04:00 AM June 01, 2024 at 04:00 AM snow #unplayable
Noun Borg Get Rich Quick Jam April 02, 2024 at 04:59 AM June 01, 2024 at 04:59 AM Rugose Kohn, Urizenic, Karl Druid, mcglintlock #nounborg
TRANS ORACULAR JAM May 01, 2024 at 07:00 AM June 01, 2024 at 07:00 AM stargazersasha, M. Campbell #transoracular
The ELECTRIC Zine Jam MINI! Spring jam! April 01, 2024 at 12:00 AM June 05, 2024 at 12:00 AM MyDogStoleMyLiver #Springzinejam2024
Indie NASA TTRPG Adventures March 06, 2024 at 05:00 AM June 05, 2024 at 05:00 AM Inumo  
Spring Cleaning Jam March 20, 2024 at 03:06 AM June 20, 2024 at 03:06 AM Xander Hinners  
MechJam V July 04, 2024 at 07:00 AM July 18, 2024 at 07:00 AM dungeon #mechjam
Permafrost Jam - Estate 2024 July 05, 2024 at 10:00 AM July 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM Mammut RPG #permafrostjam
Indie TTRPG Generator Game Jam March 21, 2024 at 11:43 PM August 03, 2024 at 11:43 PM Lucky Newt Games #IndieTTRPGgen
Liminal Horror Twisted Classics Jam May 14, 2024 at 07:00 AM August 15, 2024 at 07:00 AM Goblin Archives  
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: April 23, 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.