War Thunder Developers Announce Gaijin Jam Hackathon Cycle with Cash Prizes

Company Gaijin Entertainment, known for the popular multiplayer action game War thunder, announced a cycle of hackathons Gaijin jam with cash prizes. Gaijin Jam # 1 ‘Hardcore’ will take place from 2 to 16 August and will be dedicated to creating games on proprietary engines

As the organizers said, the first Gaijin Jam is aimed at game engine developers, technical artists and other creative people who are not afraid of the challenge… You can participate solo or with a team. According to the terms of the competition, you can use ready-made libraries and frameworks, but not third-party engines like Unity and Unreal. A proprietary engine created before the start of the hackathon is also suitable. At the same time, the copyright for the entire code remains with the participants of the competition even if they win it. You can register now on the official Gaijin Jam Discord server

“The hackathon will begin on August 2 at 20:00 (Moscow time), and the theme of the jam will be announced at the official opening. But now you can apply for participation and find like-minded people in the team at Discordand also follow the news in VK-group… All activities will be announced at both sites: lectures from experts, streams of participants’ games and an award ceremony, “the description says.

The results will be announced on August 30 in five nominations: “Best Game”, “Best Technology”, “Best Gameplay”, “Gaijin’s Choice” and “People’s Choice Award”… The prize fund will be 600 thousand rubles

“We are interested in supporting young developers who know exactly how to program games,” said Anton Yudintsev, co-founder of Gaijin Entertainment. – “We will also carefully study the work of the participants and, perhaps, offer cooperation.”

You can find out about the rules for choosing winners and prizes in each category, as well as detailed conditions of the competition. on the official website of Game Jam

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