Finnish Game Jam Awards 2015 live on Twitch

Finnish Game Jam to hold the online awards show for the first time

Finnish Game Jam 2015 was organized in January 23rd-25th 2015 as a part of the Global Game Jam 2015. World wide, the event gathered more than 20 000 game makers for one weekend to create games together from the scratch. Finland hosted the event in 15 different locations with almost 700 participants. This resulted in 175 games.

Although Finnish Game Jam is not a competition, Finnish Game Jam ry wants to praise creativity and give recognition to the games that show courage of creating something divergent for the world of games. Therefore FGJ ry will give out a few honorable mentions, which will be revealed in the awards ceremony.

The award ceremony will be an online gala, and everyone’s invited to participate!

The event will be streamed live on Twitch (, and will feature:
  • announcements of the Honorable Mentions of FGJ 2015
  • special game developer guests playing this year’s FGJ games
  • interviews with jammers, organizers and Charlie the Unicorn, the mascot of Finnish Game Jam.

You can follow the Twitch broadcast from, starting at 20:00 on Friday, 20th of March.

Dress code for the event (also at your home!): “black tie” or your creative choice. Take a picture of your attire and post it to twitter with hashtag #FGJAwards.

If you are interested in hosting a public screening of the gala at your hometown (list of screening events will be at or have any other inquiries, please contact:
Annakaisa Kultima,