BYOG 2017

Date & Time: 
October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm to October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

As our 6th NASSCOM BYOG comes to a close, let's take moment to thank everyone who took time out off their busy schedules and participated this weekend.

This BYOG saw a hundred and eighty jammers working alone and together in about seventy three teams. All the games that they have collectively produced in the last 48 hours can be downloaded and played here from the list below.

In the week after the jam, our 3 member jury panel played all the games on a variety of platforms; and after much deliberation we give you the shortlisted games for BYOG 2017.

  • Atlas of Survivors
  • Guardian Wizard
  • Office
  • Retention
  • Till the Dawn, Waiting..

If your game has been shortlisted, you will be getting an email soon from us with more details on what to expect at NGDC.

Thank you for making this BYOG awesome!

SUBMIT YOUR GAME

Submitting your game to the jam is done by adding a game to the GFI website itself. Click the button above, in the form that opens, fill in all the details including a link to your games executable files. Be sure to read the help text below each field if you find it difficult to fill each section. Last but not least, towards the bottom of the page, in a section titled Game Jam, you need to key in BYOG 2017 (this gets auto completed, so please select from the list that appears). Once all the details are in place, your game will show up in the list below.

We hope you are ready to make some awesome games in 6th year of the BYOG. This year the BYOG will commence on Friday the 13th of October, 2017 at 08:00 PM and end on the 16th of October at 12:00PM. Please sign up on the website as well as the form below to.

The themes for BYOG 2017 are, Refugees, Fairy Tales, Generative, Harassment.

Feel free to use any and all the themes in any way possible in your games. Do your best and see you at NGDC! :)

Please do drop by to #byog on http://chat.gamedev.in and also http://community.gamedev.in to talk about your games, progress, updates and screenshots over the next few days :)

  • You can make a game for this jam using any engine/framework of your choice, like Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, Cocos2d-X, GameMaker Studio etc
  • 5 finalists will get to showcase their games at the NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017, Hyderabad and be reviewed by a jury.
  • The top 5 finalists will get to showcase their game to NGDC2017 along with access to UNITE India.
  • The decisions made by the organisers and the jury are final and binding on the participants.
  • The developers own all the rights relevant to their games. They have to submit a link to their game on this portal which can be either played online or downloaded and played.

The NASSCOM BYOG is the annual pre-conference game jam that is hosted by the NASSCOM Gaming Forum. The BYOG runs approximately 64 hours over a weekend in October. The themes for the jam is announced right before it starts, usually on a Friday.

This is the 6th edition of the NASSCOM BYOG. The jam is online and anyone can participate. This year the BYOG will commence on Friday the 13th of October, 2017 at 08:00 PM and end on the 16th of October at 12:00PM. The top 5 finalists will get to showcase their game to NGDC2017 along with access to UNITE India.