Edinburgh Global Game Jam

2019 Registration Open!

Friday 25th - Sunday 27th, January 2019

Edinburgh Napier University -- Merchiston Campus

Free entry & open to all

>> Registration & Info here: bit.ly/edinggj19 <<

Join the discusison at the Facebook event page

Our most anticipated annual event.

Find out more at the Official Global Game Jam Website

An open call out to all developers, artists, sound designers, musicians, animators, writers & inspired people to spend whole 48-hour weekend designing and building games. Or more honestly, having a great time, meeting plenty of lovely people; students and professionals who have a passion for their craft

Edinburgh Napier University hosts this intense event every year, in which games are created from scratch in the course of a 48 hour weekend. The Jam is a friendly competition, with a vote at the end for the best game, and a great social and learning experience for anyone wanting to get into the games industry. #NoSleepTillSunday

You can find our historic jam site pages here: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 2019

2018 Aftermovie


2016 Jam, First Night The Treachery Team Pizza Time! Sunday Game review Require additional monitors 2016 Teams hard at work 2017 Teams hard at work 2017 Teams hard at work 2017 Teams hard at work 2017 Teams hard at work 2017 Teams hard at work

2016 Aftermovie

2017 Aftermovie

BSc (Hons) Games Development has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry quality mark, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries. The Creative Skillset Tick is awarded to practice-based courses which best prepare students for a career in the industry.

About Us

Edinburgh Napier University offers a range of taught programmes that cover the general skills of a good software engineer, with a specialism in games-related technologies. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of game technologies, incorporating practical skills in programming, rendering, artificial intelligence, mathematics, hardware and software engineering.


Games Technology Group
School Of Computing
Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh, EH10 5DT