Gaming Like It’s 1927: Get Ready For Our Next Public Domain Game Jam

Gaming Like It’s 1927: Get Ready For Our Next Public Domain Game Jam

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It is that time of yr! Ever due to the fact operates in the US eventually started entering the public area once again, we’ve been hosting an yearly recreation jam for designers to create game titles centered on the year’s newly copyright-cost-free will work. This calendar year, it’s Gaming Like It’s 1927!

There are heaps of appealing operates turning out to be readily available this year, including:

  • Novels, small stories, and poems by Agatha Christie, Baroness Orczy, Hermann Hesse, Marcel Proust, Upton Sinclair, and Virginia Woolf plus the initially three The Hardy Boys guides
  • Artwork by Ansel Adams, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, René Magritte, Salvador Dalí, and Tamara de Lempicka
  • Movies including The Jazz Singer, Metropolis, Napoléon, and Trolley Troubles
  • Songs by Béla Bartók, Ira and George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, Irving Berlin, Louis Armstrong, Ruth Etting, and Sophie Tucker

Look at out Duke’s Community Area Working day posting or Copyright Lately’s round-up for much more is effective entering the general public domain.

As standard, the contest is open up to both of those digital and analog game titles of all styles, as prolonged as they are primarily based on or incorporate supplies from one particular or more functions that enter the community area in 2023. We have some good prizes for the winners in six different groups. The jam will be open for submissions for the full month of January, and you can be part of and check out the entire policies, groups, and prizes on the jam website page in excess of on Itch.io — so go sign up and start pondering up concepts!

For inspiration, you can examine out the winners of the jams for 1923, 1924, 1925 and 1926. We have constantly been totally floored by the creative imagination and wide range of submissions from each expert and new activity designers, which have superbly illustrated the immense worth of a robust and expanding public domain. We can not wait to see what you arrive up with this yr!

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