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Axie Game Jam 2023 is Here
Calling all game developers!
The Axie Game Jam is the first-ever Axie game-making marathon for indie developers and teams around the world. Create an Axie game that aligns with a designated theme using the Axie Generator Tool Kit to win prizes – all within two weeks.
Registration is open now, and the submission phase will begin on October 15th when we reveal the theme of the Game Jam. Compete for a whopping total of $20,500 in prizes and earn recognition for your work!
We developed the Axie Generator Tool Kit to help builders unlock their creative potential. This is a bank of resources from GitBook scripts to art assets related to Axie.
Calling all game developers! The Axie Game Jam is the first-ever Axie game-making marathon where indie developers and teams around the world compete for big prizes. Build an Axie game that aligns with a designated theme using the Axie Generator Tool Kit – all within two weeks. Compete for a whopping total of $20,500 in prizes and earn recognition for your work! Anywhere, anywhere is welcome to enter the Axie Game Jam. Here’s everything you need to know:
What is Axie Game Jam?
$20,500 in prizes. Five winners. Two weeks. The Axie Game Jam is the first-ever Axie game-making marathon for solo indie developers and teams around the world. All are welcome: beginners and experienced builders alike. The competition begins on October 15th, at which point we’ll reveal the theme that games must follow to win. Here are this year’s Game Jam prizes:
1st Place: $8,000
2nd Place: $5,000
3rd Place: $3,000
4th Place: $2,000
5th Place: $1,000
Our judges will also handpick three Editor's Picks to receive a prize of $500!
How to Register and Win
The Axie Game Jam 2023 has four distinct phases: registration, submission, voting, and the final announcement. There will also be a chance for players to test each game and vote for their favorites! Our panel of expert judges will consider these voting results when they choose the winners based on criteria including Game Design, Enjoyment, Graphics, and Innovation. Here’s the timeline of the Axie Game Jam from start to finish:
Timeline: September 15th to October 15th
Purpose: This is when developers and teams sign-up to the Axie Game Jam – at this link. We’ll send updates and guidance to all participants using the contact info provided during this step.
Timeline: October 15th to October 29th
Purpose: On October 15th, we’ll announce the Axie Game Jam theme. Games must be inspired by this theme for a chance to win! During the following two weeks, developers and teams will build their game and submit it for display on Mavis Hub. You can update your game as many times as you like before the submission phase closes.
Timeline: October 29th to November 5th
Purpose: This is when players will play-test and vote for their favorite games. Afterwards, our judges will use these results to help them choose the final winners.
Final Winner Announcement
Timeline: About one week after the Voting period ends
Purpose: Sky Mavis will announce the winners of the Axie Game Jam, and the winners will have an opportunity to discuss future partnerships with Sky Mavis beyond the competition.
The Axie Generator Tool Kit
We created the Axie Generator Tool Kit during the earliest days of Axie – it’s a bank of resources with Axie art assets. Now, we’re excited to get this powerful tool into our community’s hands! Use the Axie Generator Tool Kit to unlock your full creative potential during the Axie Game Jam and beyond. It will simplify the development process and empower developers to focus on building the best games they can imagine. We want the Axie Generator Tool Kit to inspire builders in our community and benefit Lunacia for years to come.
The Axie Game Jam 2023 is for everyone: solo and team developers, expert and beginner builders, even Lunacians who want to playtest new games! Register before October 15th for a chance to win part of the total $20,500 in prizes, and stay tuned on October 15th as we begin to display games on Mavis Hub for playtesting. We’re excited to see what our community creates – see you at the Game Jam!