Finnish Game Jam 2023

#FGJ23 is a game development event run in connection to Global Game Jam. #FGJ23 is arranged on 3rd – 5th of February – as a part of Global Game Jam. With various different #FGJ23 online locations, Finland is celebrating the 14th Global Game Jam in 2023! To hear the latest updates, follow this page and our other channels:


How to join?

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

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 a 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 2017, jammers in 700 locations in 95 countries created over 7000 games.

What is Finnish Game Jam and #FGJ22?

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 #FGJ23, and comprises of several game jam locations organized all around Finland. In #FGJ17, we had 22 locations, 888 jammers and 222 games created in one weekend!


FGJ Rovaniemi

FGJ Turku Hybrid

FGJ Kuopio

FGJ Lahti

FGJ Kajaani Hybrid

FGJ Next Games Hybrid


FGJ Lappeenranta LUT-campus

FGJ Tampere Hybrid

FGJ Helsinki PlayPlay

FGJ Jakobstad

FGJ Vaasa Hybrid

FGJ Oulut

FGJ Satakunta Hybrid

FGJ Helsinki PHZ Game Studios & GMoF

FGJ Helsinki Arabia

FGJ Jyväskylä Hybrid

FGJ Helsinki Eficode Hybrid

FGJ Ylivieska

FGJ Helsinki HypeHype Hybrid

FGJ Kymenlaakso

FGJ Kokkola