js13kGames 2022 is on!

The eleventh edition of the online js13kGames competition has started – you have a whole month between August 13th and September 13th to build an HTML5 game that will fit within 13 kilobytes zip package. As usual, we have a whole lot of prizes you can win (including a Game Boy…

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Javascript Game Dev to build a word game

If you’re looking for a remote contract opportunity, then cf. would like to have their word game, Wurd, recreated in JavaScript: cf. is a startup with the mission “to make information fun, fair, and accessible”. We want to help people find all the things they find interesting on the internet,…

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Report on the current state of Web Game Development in 2022

Results of the Gamedev.js Survey 2022 were published today – we’ve received a total of 338 filled surveys, answering 28 different, optional questions each. It was the second edition, which started in 2021, so you can compare the reports if you’re curious about the trends between a year ago and…

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Claim our POAP – Proof of Attendance for Gamedev.js Jam 2022

If you’re into Web3 you might already know what a POAP is. If you don’t – the short answer is the abbreviation of it: Proof of Attendance Protocol. It is an online protocol carrying an information about you attending an event, physically or virtually. Something like a digital ticket for…

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Best entries from Web Monetization and Decentralized categories, challenges, and expert feedback

Overall results (calculated from your own votes) were announced yesterday, and today is the time to publish the winners from: Web Monetization category Decentralized category NEAR challenge IPFS challenge MPL challenge Expert feedback Web Monetization category 1. Dwarf Workday 2. Untamed Lands 3. IT’S TOO RAW! 4. Clash of Cuisine…

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Gamedev.js Jam 2022 winners announced!

Here are the winners of the Gamedev.js Jam 2022 – congratulations to the best teams and all who participated! We had a record-breaking 799 participants who joined on Itch, 95 games submitted, and 1701 ratings cast. Thanks to all the developers who voted on each other’s creations! Below you can…

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Hosting Decentralized Jam entries

If you participated in Gamedev.js Jam‘s Decentralized category last year you already know that Itch.io limits the basic capabilities of such entries (which are embedded in an iframe) to a point that to be able to connect to a crypto wallet you have to host your game somewhere else. The…

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Gamedev.js Jam 2022 start and theme announcement!

Right now, on April 13th 2022 at 5 PM CEST the third yearly online competition, Gamedev.js Jam 2022, begins! You have exactly 13 days (up until April 26th) to create a Web game on a given theme (revealed at the bottom of this post) and submit it through Itch.io to…

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Gamedev.js Jam’s 2022 Decentralized Challenge: MPL

The third Decentralized Challenge (after NEAR and IPFS) in Gamedev.js Jam 2022 is MPL – align your entry with the Martian Premier League Universe and win a total of 3250 USDC plus two Genesis Character NFTs. What does it mean “align with the MPL” in this case? Create something that…

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Gamedev.js Jam 2022 with Web Monetization category again

Third edition of Gamedev.js Jam (started in 2020), and second one with the Web Monetization category, will run online between April 13th and 26th 2022. Similar to last year, we will have cash prizes for best entries – a total of $1000 to be given away to top5 games. Plus…

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