Season 10 starts on September 30th!

Progressive Game Jam has reached a significant milestone. The 2023/2024 season will be our 10th consecutive year of running the program. Don't miss out on all the fun. Season 10 starts Saturday, Sept. 30th.

Announcement: Progressive Game Jam: Educational Edition (or PGJ ED.) starts this year

Progressive Game Jam: Educational Edition (PGJ ED.) is a new educational program based on our successful Progressive Game Jam program designed with education and learning in mind and made specifically for young adults age 12 - 18. PGJ ED. is brought to you by the Sacramento Developers Collective in collaboration with Square Root Academy with funding from the City of Sacramento's Measure U program.

  • Progressive Game Jam season 10 starts Sept. 30!

    Progressive Game Jam Season 10 is set to start on Saturday, September 30th at Innogrove. So, get your game ideas ready and get ready to make a game!

    • PGJ 2024 will run for seven consecutive months from Sep. 2023 - Mar 2024.
    • The kick-off event will be held at Innogrove on Saturday, September 30th 2023.
    • We will continue to use the PGJ Slack server for coordination between PGJ teams, mentors, and administrators.
    • As we continue to bring our events to you in a hybrid in-person/virtual format, the PGJ Slack server may be used by registered PGJ participants to participate from a distance.
    • PGJ games will be featured in a spotlight presentation at the Capital Creative Showcase in April 2024.
    • For the safety and health of all our participants, if you are sick or have any symptoms, we continue to ask that you stay home and do not participate in any in-person event
  • What is a Progressive Game Jam?

    The Progressive Game Jam is an extended game development project that is designed to simulate a real-world industry game development project. It is formatted as a game jam where individuals pitch ideas, form teams, and build their own game project within given constraints.

    • Be part of a development team
    • Learn game development techniques
    • Learn game development methodologies
    • Learn to develop to standards and metrics
    • Learn to promote and market your product
    • Online team collaboration and mentoring using Slack
    • Veterans and industry experts available to answer questions
    • Opportunities to demo your game and get feedback
    • Opportunity to showcase your game at the annual showcase event

    More questions? Read our FAQ.

    Get ready! See the agenda.

We’d like to thank our partner Innogrove Coworking for supporting the Progressive Game Jam this season