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September #UE4jam, September 8-12th. THEME: YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE GOT UNTIL IT'S GONE

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**THE WINNERS!
**
Enigma - Superego
DLsCheme - Chaotic Neutral
Drop It or Not - Noble Crocoz

**THE RULES
**

  • We will announce the theme on the September 8th stream, when the jam officially kicks-off. The stream starts at 2 PM EST.

  • Make an amazing game by yourself or with a team (up to 5) around the given theme in Unreal Engine 4.

  • Submit a download link to the SUBMISSION THREAD before **midnight (EST) on the night of September 11th/ morning of September 12th **including the following:

  • Team Name

  • List of Team Members

  • Name of submission (Please format it with your team’s name attached ex. TeamName_GameName)
    After you post your submission, PM me with the email addresses of your team members (up to 5), the name of your team and the name of your project. That makes it easier to get in contact with everyone, so make sure to send that info over!

  • A small panel at Epic will judge entries on the following criteria:

  • Unique use of theme

  • Fun factor

  • Overall Visuals

  • Detailed Rules

  • Jam Rules

  • Intel Sweepstakes
    All submissions will be featured in a highlight reel posted to our YouTube and shown on Twitch.

THE PRIZES

The top 3 submissions will receive an Epic Swag Box with all sorts of goodies, a “Game Jam Finalist” forum badge, a featured playthrough on the September 22nd Twitch stream, as well as a highlight on Unreal Engine launcher!

HOUDINI LICENSES
In addition to the Epic Swag Box, each member of the winning teams will be receiving 1-year of Houdini Indie (including the Houdini Engine) provided by SideFX. This amazing tool can be used with UE4 through the official Houdini plugin.

AIPD KEYS
Also in addition to the Epic Swag Box, each member of the winning teams will be receiving a free copy of AIPD. You will have a choice of Xbox One, PS4 or Steam keys.

INTEL SWEEPSTAKES

All participants of the September UE4jam who submit an entry will be entered into a drawing to win a brand new NUC Kit. Two (2) Intel Skull Canyon Nuc Kits will be raffled off during the revealing of the winner of the UE4jam on the September 22nd livestream.

Happy developing, and good luck!

Theme Announce Countdown](http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/to?iso=20160908T14&p0=207&msg=September+Game+Jam+Announce)
Submission Deadline Countdown](http://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/to?iso=20160912T00&p0=207&msg=September+Game+Jam+Deadline+Countdown)

Streaming your work on Twitch? Let us know so we can follow along!
Are you on Twitter? Show off your work using the #ue4jam](https://twitter.com/hashtag/ue4jam?src=hash) hashtag!
Make sure you catch Allar’s stream of all the entries once the deadline is up: http://www.twitch.tv/awesomeallar

**-------- PARTICIPATING TEAMS --------
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In order to streamline the playing, judging, recording, and winners announcement process, we’re requesting that teams participating in the jam let us know beforehand in order to prepare appropriately for the event. We’ll update the list with links to the games afterwards, too, so everyone can find your title without having to scroll through the whole thread :slight_smile: Pre-registration is not required for entry, and we know people will come in later, but it will greatly aid us in turning everything around quickly. We appreciate your help in making this event awesome :cool:

Please send myself a PM with your team name and number of team members and we’ll get you added to the list!

Helpful Links for Jamming!

Official Sites

Getting Started Docs
Top Tips for Game Jams
Wiki Tutorials
Wiki Code Tutorials/Snippets
Training Videos
Tutorials and Guides
Blueprint Getting Started Thread
C++ Getting Started Thread

Youtube

Unreal Engine’s Official Youtube Channel
Peter L Newton’s Youtube Channel
TeslaDev’s Youtube Channel
Mathew Wadstein’s Youtube Channel
Luos’ Youtube Channel

Tutorials and Guides

Tutorials by Tom Looman
Blueprint Guides by Romero
Gameplay Guides by Kitatus

I am not entirely sure if this is a good place to look for the team, but will leave some of my work here :slight_smile:
Would love to take part in september jam, so it would be good to team up with some blueprinter.
My work: http://michalarendt.weebly.com/
Skype: michal.arendt1

Of course, please feel free to form teams in this thread. Welcome to the jam!

These dates clash with Eid, so I’m not sure it’s the best choice.

Since im really new and need some practice… Count me in ^^
Let`s see what the theme will be :slight_smile:

-Khayalan

gamejam isn’t good for my procrastination habits :smiley:

I’m in.

Haven’t jammed since February so I’m trying to see who in my studio group has the time! Might be 3 or 4 of us. I just want to make a game, been working a lot on open world environments for my main project so it’ll be a nice treat to jump back into blueprints and make another weird entry to shock you all hehe.

Hi, I’m totally new to this, and i may be participating just for fun, and to learn how to use UE4, more deeply ! :slight_smile:
I think that you can count me in, even if what i’m going to do, totally sucks :slight_smile:

Ok so we’re doing this even though I close at work every night (trying to trade shifts with coworkers)

Team Vegaview
3 Members

Possibly 4 if our sound tech joins however I’m most likely doing all that myself as well. Prepare for the return of some old friends…

Hi there, if you need an experienced composer and sound designer for your team, I’m up for it! I can do the music traditionally or make it adaptive/interactive with FMOD or Wwise. I have no genre restrictions.

My name is Juhani Junkala. I’m a 33 year old musician from Finland. I have over 20 years of experience as a composer and electronic music producer. I also have a master’s degree as a classical composer from Sibelius Academy (ranked top 7th music university in the world, 2016).

Check out the previous games I’ve worked with in my Game Audio Portfolio (2016)

contact: juhani.junkala@musician.org

Ah shoot… my schedule is too packed for these dates :frowning: can someone tell me how often are the jams? maybe i can catch the next one?

Team: TiMer Games.
Members: 2

Excited =)

I’m jammin. Hope you’ll be jammin too.

(We Jammin’)

generally, once a month, usually theme annouced at the end of the 2nd thursday’s twitch

I’m also in, for the first time! I’m still rather new here and learning about Unreal Engine, so I hope to have a great learning experience :slight_smile:

Hello everyone I am part of the MC Games team, we are from Brazil and this is our first time in the Jam. We are thankful for being given the opportunite to be part of this incredible event. We are looking forward to the reveal of the theme to start creating the game. Thanks again and good luck for everyone.

First time in the Unreal Jam but second game made as a team
Caffeine Powered Productions, cant wait!

Hey everyone!

I’m making some time this week to contribute music to anyone who needs a hand! Let’s jam!

MelanconMusic.com/music

Wait, you mean you make music for all the jammers? Probably no, but this should be a thing :smiley:

I was at a jam recently where we had just a few of sound guys. They all assembled at one table and made SFX & music for all teams. Was epic! :slight_smile: