Global Game Jam has been an annual event since 2009, and a regular staple in the Swedish jamming scene since 2010. Since then, Sweden has participated with multiple sites across different locations. At GGJSthlm @Tekniska museet, we will be jamming strong with 60+ registered participants.


Global Game Jam is the world’s largest game hackathon. Last year saw over 23 400 jammers across nearly 400 sites. The event resulted in 4288 new games.

Read more about Global Game Jam.

Theme history

Every year, Global Game jam features a special theme. The theme for 2015 is kept secret until the very beginning of the jam, when it is revealed to jammers.

Themes of past years

Over the years, themes have prompted explorations of various ideas, concepts and material.

2009 theme: “As long as we have each other, we will never run out of problems”

>>Browse all completed games from 2009

2010 theme: “The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain” and “Deception”

>>Browse all completed games from 2010

2011 theme: “Extinction”

>>Browse all completed games from 2011

2012 theme: An image of Ouroboros.

>>Browse all completed games from 2012

2013 theme: Sound of a Heartbeat

>>Browse all completed games from 2013

2014 theme: “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are”.

>>Browse all completed games from 2014

GGJ Statistics

2009: 1650 participants, 53 locations, 370 games.

2010: 4300 participants, 138 sites, 900 games.

2011: 6500 participants, 169 sites, 1500 games.

2012:10 684 participants, 242 locations (47 countries), 2209 games.

2013: 16 705 participants, 319 locations (63 countries), 3 248 games.

2014: 23460 participanst, 488 locations (72 countries), 4203 games.


… and here are our predictions for 2015:

Number of registered jammers


Number of registered jam sites


Number of completed games


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