Busan Metropolitan City (Mayor Hyung-Jun Park), Busan Information Industry Promotion Agency (President Moon-Seop Jeong), and Busan Indie Connect Festival Organizing Committee (Chairman Tae-Gun Seo), organized the BIC Game Jam ‘BIC Make Play Jam 2021: Making Game, Playing Life’ was successfully completed on the 15th.
The 4th event was held from November 12 to 14 at the Busan Cultural Contents Complex under the theme of ‘Everyday life becoming a game, a game becoming a daily life’, with over 70 prospective indie game developers participating in accordance with the social distancing guidelines. It went on until
The Game in Foundation (Chairman Nam Goong-hoon) participated in the sponsorship, and as a platform partner, YaHaHa, a global metaverse platform that can develop and release without coding, supported the dreams of domestic developers. In particular, the Game-in Foundation has participated in the sponsorship for three consecutive years and continues to provide generous support for the indie game industry ecosystem.
Game Jam participants formed 20 teams through team building on the first day and developed the game for three days without a night, and exhibited at ‘BIC Showcase X G-Star 2021 (hereinafter referred to as ‘BIC Showcase’) by voting among participants at the on-site demonstration held on the last day. Three teams were selected to play. The selected works are ‘God Eyes’ at the Dudung Game Award, ‘Five Days’ at the Flash Game Idea Award, and ‘I’m Down!’ at the Passion Game Award, and are displayed at the BIC Showcase. All works of this Game Jam Anyone can download and play through the Game Jam website until December 18th.
Taegeon Seo, chairman of the Busan Indie Connect Festival organizing committee, said, “Through the game jam event with future indie game developers, we were able to once again confirm the passion and ideas of many people for game development. I hope it will be a place where you can experience as many things as you get the opportunity to participate.”
Busan Information Industry Promotion Agency is operating the Busan Global Game Center with the support of Busan Metropolitan City, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Korea Creative Content Agency to foster the game industry in Busan. The BIC Festival is held every year together with the organizing committee.