the tiger games

April 8-9th, 2023


What is a Game Jam?

A Game Jam is a 24-hour event where participants can collaborate and make games from scratch. For the Tiger Games, participants will be able to collaborate in teams of up to four people and all submissions will compete for prizes.

The Tiger Games '23 Information

Are you ready to put your skills to the test?

Register for the Tiger Games and challenge yourself to make a game from scratch as a part of a team! If you are new to game development, we will have a Unity workshop taught by an RIT professor if you would like to learn the game engine.

Join the Tiger Games Discord

All communication for this event will be done through our Discord. Please make sure you are in the channel and have selected your roles to receive the most up-to-date messages regarding workshops, games, and general announcements.

View the Schedule

Want to know what events we have scheduled throughout the event? Check our schedule for more information! Hacking starts on April 8th at 12:00pm and submission will be at 12:00pm on April 9th.

Join our Devpost

Check out what categories you can submit your project to throughout Devpost! Be sure to create your Devpost account, join our game jam, and submit your project before the deadline to be in consideration and compete for prizes!

Event Location

Our inaugural Tiger Games Game Jam will be held in RIT's ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute. Join us for an exciting 24-hour event from April 8th - April 9th, 2023!

Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of their game development knowledge.



Saturday, April 8th


10:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.

Sign In

CYB First Floor

12:00 p.m. –
12:30 p.m.

Introduction + Hack Begins

CYB 1710-1730

12:30 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.
Unity Workshop w/ Justus Robertson Pt.1 GOL 2435 LAB
2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Churros! CYB First Floor
2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Unity Workshop w/ Justus Robertson Pt.2 GOL 2435 LAB
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hair In Games Workshop w/ LOCS GOL 2400
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CSH DevCade CYB 1710-1730
6:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner w/ ROC City Sammich
8:00pm- 8:30pm Programming Kahoot GOL 2400
8:30pm - 9:00pm Video Game Trivia Kahoot GOL 2400
9:00pm - 9:30pm Speed Typing Competition GOL 2400

Sunday, April 9th


9:00 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.


CYB First Floor

10:00 a.m.

Devpost Submission

12:00 p.m.

Hacking Ends

12:30 p.m. –
2:00 p.m.
CYB 1710-1730
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony CYB 1710-1730

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend this event?

The Tiger Games is open to all current RIT students! Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of their experience with game design and development.

Do I have to make a game?

Yes, our game jam event is focused on making games from scratch. We will only accept submissions that are games.

Do I only have to use Unity to make a game?

You do not need to limit yourself to making a game using Unity. All participants are allowed to use any game emgine, platform, or programming langauge to create their game from scratch.

Can I submit a past game I've worked on?

We would appreciate it if you only submit games that you have created during our event.

What if I don't have a group?

Don't worry! We will have a space in our Discord and time after our opening ceremony to allow those looking to collaborate in a group to find partneres.

Tiger Games Leadership

Vivian Hernandez

Logistics Lead

Eric Fotang

Operations Lead

Makenzie Dorsey

Marketing Lead