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
Tiny Library: CCG Jam #2 (SciFi NPC) May 31, 2024 at 02:00 PM June 28, 2024 at 02:00 PM Long Tail Games  
One Game a Month #36 June 01, 2024 at 03:00 PM June 29, 2024 at 03:00 PM sneeky_09 #OGAM
Zine Jam: Pride Edition June 01, 2024 at 04:00 AM June 30, 2024 at 04:00 AM Metaparadox #ZineJam
QUEER WRATH GAME JAM June 04, 2024 at 04:00 AM June 30, 2024 at 04:00 AM titanomachyRPG #QUEERWRATHGAMEJAM
Remixable Foresight Games May 01, 2024 at 07:00 AM June 30, 2024 at 07:00 AM Randy Lubin  
Ludum Praxi June 16, 2024 at 07:00 AM July 01, 2024 at 07:00 AM Beth and Angel Make Games  
GCPL Creative Crunch 2024 June 29, 2024 at 02:30 PM July 01, 2024 at 02:30 PM GCPL Learning Labs  
Sci-Fi One-Shot Jam 2024 May 03, 2024 at 04:00 PM July 01, 2024 at 04:00 PM Staggered Amusement Machine  
Indiepocalypse Issue #56 (Paying Anthology) June 06, 2024 at 11:02 PM July 03, 2024 at 11:02 PM PIZZAPRANKS #Indiepocalypse
Bluebeard Jam June 10, 2024 at 04:00 AM July 10, 2024 at 04:00 AM catsket  
Scratch Game Jam #16 June 28, 2024 at 12:00 AM July 12, 2024 at 12:00 AM cocrea #scratchgamejam
DisCo Devs Game Jam 2024 June 28, 2024 at 04:00 AM July 13, 2024 at 04:00 AM Ratskill Games, LLC #DisCoDevs
Pizza Jam (✨Pizza Prize!✨) July 05, 2024 at 06:00 PM July 14, 2024 at 06:00 PM ComputerJames #PizzaJam
MechJam V July 04, 2024 at 07:00 AM July 18, 2024 at 07:00 AM dungeon #mechjam
Queer Joy Jam 2024 June 14, 2024 at 04:00 AM July 19, 2024 at 04:00 AM catsket, DanikaFaye, Bamubi #QueerJoyJam2024
Permafrost Jam - Estate 2024 July 05, 2024 at 10:00 AM July 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM Mammut RPG #permafrostjam
Songs and Sagas Game Jam May 21, 2024 at 04:00 AM July 23, 2024 at 04:00 AM Fari RPGs (René-Pier Deshaies) #SongsAndSagasJam
Unlocked with Passkey Jam May 30, 2024 at 01:00 PM July 30, 2024 at 01:00 PM Penflower Ink  
Indie TTRPG Generator Game Jam March 21, 2024 at 11:43 PM August 03, 2024 at 11:43 PM Lucky Newt Games #IndieTTRPGgen
July Sixth Park Dinojam 3 July 06, 2024 at 07:00 AM August 06, 2024 at 07:00 AM Chubby Crow Games #J6Dinojam
The electric zine jam! Summer 2024 June 07, 2024 at 12:00 AM August 10, 2024 at 12:00 AM MyDogStoleMyLiver  
Barkeep Jam June 14, 2024 at 10:00 AM August 14, 2024 at 10:00 AM Prismatic Wasteland  
Liminal Horror Twisted Classics Jam May 14, 2024 at 07:00 AM August 15, 2024 at 07:00 AM Goblin Archives  
OPR Writing Jam #11 August 16, 2024 at 07:00 PM August 18, 2024 at 07:00 PM onepagerules #oprwj11
2024 Collegiate Summer Jammathon June 05, 2024 at 04:00 AM August 25, 2024 at 04:00 AM UNC Game Dev, treatyofparis  
Trans Representation Jam 24 June 21, 2024 at 10:00 PM August 25, 2024 at 10:00 PM Hatoge, sleepyboydev #transrepjam
VAARN SUMMER JAM '24 May 31, 2024 at 11:00 PM August 30, 2024 at 11:00 PM graculusdroog  
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
Make Up A Guy Jam May 10, 2024 at 04:00 AM September 10, 2024 at 04:00 AM swanchime  
Tension Engine Jam July 01, 2024 at 05:00 AM September 30, 2024 at 05:00 AM Gamenomicon #tensionenginejam
12 Days of Sketchoween 2024 September 11, 2024 at 11:00 PM October 12, 2024 at 11:00 PM Drentsoft Games #12daysofsketchoween24
mecha trans/yuri/BL jam June 19, 2024 at 08:42 PM October 30, 2024 at 08:42 PM SWANCHIME  
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
Crust Jam 2025 March 31, 2025 at 11:00 PM April 09, 2025 at 11:00 PM PotaJoe #CJ25
Now Help Me Plug It Into The Wall Jam June 07, 2024 at 12:03 PM May 30, 2025 at 12:03 PM Riverhouse Games  
#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: June 24, 2024.

This list is semi-automatically generated by a bunch of Python code. The code repo is here.

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