10 Games in 3 Days: Year 1’s Alphabet Game Jam

10 games in 3 days? How is that even possible?!

In a game jam, anything is possible!

When you are well-equipped with the top-tier tools and a studio environment with a creative team, you'd be surprised how easy it is to churn out 10 games in 3 days.

About the Alphabet Jam

This is the first internal game jam for the class of 2020 at AIE Seattle! Budding game developers from the Game Programming, Game Art and Animation, and Game Design and Production will come together to make games around a particular theme. They will experience the joys and pains of working together towards a murky and ever-changing goal over the course of a little under 48 hours.

What was the theme for the Alphabet Game Jam?

For Year 1's first AIE game jam, the theme was: Elevation

All Video Game Development Program Collaboration

All Year 1 Game Design & Production, Game Art & Animation, and Game Programming students came together to create 10 games in 3 days. Some teams of 2, some teams included up to 7 people. When everyone was finished, they were ready to publish on itch.io. The following games created from this game jam were a variety of genres: story-driven platformers, action, survival, strategy, shooter, and racing games.

If you’d like to check out the games that were made during the Alphabet Game Jam, check out the Academy of Interactive Entertainment’s itch.io page.

Interested in learning how games are made?

Ever wondered what it's like to create your own game, but you're not quite ready for a game jam?

Join us for a free workshop at our Interactive Experience Day! We have multiple dates to choose from.