Toronto Independent Game Development Jam

Gamercamp set to honour TOJam

Gamercamp will celebrate the Toronto Independent Game Jam at the inaugural Gamercamp Honours Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1. Do you have any stories about TOJam? Share them using the Twitter hashtag #TOJamXOXO!

Raising Spellirium

How the five-year development of the LOOM-inspired adventure word game spelled S-T-R-U-G-G-L-E for Toronto's Ryan Henson Creighton -- and how he fought to keep it alive.

The Indies:
Asteroid Base

Dork Shelf is pleased to announce the launch of The Indies, a brand new monthly games feature that takes a look at up-and-coming local and national indie games and the people who made them. This month we profile Toronto's Asteroid Base, creators of the much-buzzed Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime.

Gamercamp Day One Wrap Up

With Gamercamp 2012 now officially almost half over, the Dork Shelf team reports on day one of the Toronto-based video game culture festival. Zack Kotzer, Jonathan Ore, Eric Weiss, and Wesley Fok round up today's busy schedule.

TOJam Developer Diary: Day One

I had originally intended to write one development diary chronicling my experiences as a first-time game developer at TOJam, but one article simply couldn’t contain everything that happened throughout the weekend. What follows is consequently the first in a three-part series telling the story of Apocalypse Later, a new adventure game about an ineffectual child hellbent on global domination.

TOJam 2012 Day One

TCAF may have been crazy, but it’s nothing compared to the encore. TOJam 2012 is currently underway and I’m getting a crash course in game design in one of the most intense creative environments imaginable.

TOJam Arcade

Friday Oct 28 – TO Jam Arcade Opening party, 7:00 pm-12:00 am Saturday Oct 29 – TO Jam Arcade, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Location OCAD University Great Hall, 100 McCaul Street – Free event The Toronto Independent Game Development Jam (TOJam) is a free, annual game-making event open to the public. For the last […]

Dork Shelf visits T.O. Jam 2010

We paid a visit to the 2010 Toronto Independent Game Development Jam to talk with the organizers and participants at this awesome event. Got an urge to get your game on this weekend? Look no further than the 2010 Toronto Indie Game Development Showcase happening the evening of Saturday June 5th at the Imperial Pub […]

T.O. Jam 2010 Arcade is this Saturday

Got an urge to get your game on this weekend? Look no further than the 2010 Toronto Indie Game Development Showcase happening the evening of Saturday June 5th at the Imperial Pub brought to you by the fine folks at TO Jam. The evening will be a showcase for the amazing games created during the […]

Fifth Annual T.O. Jam starts Today

The fifth Toronto Independent Game Development Jam, also known as T.O. Jam starts today and will run all weekend. The event is a three day game making challenge, where over 200 brave souls will work around the clock to create fully functional games by Sunday night. In addition to several required images, each game must […]