#FGJ17 is a game development event run in connection to Global Game Jam. #FGJ17 takes place in several locations all around Finland. To hear the latest updates concerning #FGJ17, follow this page and our other channels:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FinnishGameJam
Twitter: https://twitter.com/finnishgamejam
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/FinnishGameJam

How to join?

Participation requires registration through our Eventbrite page – each location has their own registration. Registration will open on the 1st of December. All of the locations are different, contact your local organizer if you need more info.

How to organize a #FGJ17 location?

If you are interested in running your own Global Game Jam site in Finland, you can register your location on the Global Game Jam site. Our regional organizer, Annakaisa Kultima, will be in contact! We will post more detailed instructions how to create the location page after Global Game Jam opens their site registration.

What is a game jam?

A game jam brings together all types of game developers, amateurs, professionals and students to innovate new games in a single weekend or a similar short time span. Typically participants work in small teams, racing to produce as complete a game as possible with limited time and resources, but unlimited creativity.

What is Global Game Jam?

Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations in every January. In 2016, GGJ was organized in 632 sites in 93 countries and had 36,164 registered participants creating 6866 games.

What is Finnish Game Jam and #FGJ17?

Finnish Game Jam ry (FGJ) is a registered association founded to organize game jam events in Finland. Our main event is our annual game development event, which is part of the Global Game Jam (GGJ). This year’s event is called #FGJ17, and comprises of several game jam locations organized all around Finland. In #FGJ16, we had 22 locations, 927 jammers and 222 games created in one weekend!