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Mini-Game Retro Jam

Apr 23 — Apr 25, 2024

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Join us in person at MoMI for our spring 2024 game jam! Participants will bring the fun from the big screen to the arcade in a game jam hosted in our state-of-the-art Game Lab! The Mini-Game Retro Jam is a unique three-day program for teens ages 14–19. Using the fantasy console PICO-8 game engine, teens will explore the Museum and create retro-style mini-games to share with friends and family. Completed mini-games will be showcased in our new custom MoMI arcade consoles for Museum visitors to play!  

  • No previous experience necessary 
  • Coaching from professional game designers and programmers 
  • Access to the Museum’s Media Game Lab museum equipment and resources 

To sign up, please fill out the application here. This game jam is completely free for participants.  

Deadline for completed applications is Friday, April 19th.

Applicants will be notified no later than Saturday, April 20th.

Questions? Please call 718-777-6823 or email [email protected]  

If accepted, participants are expected to attend the entire program: Tuesday, April 23–Thursday April 25, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. each day. 

Space is limited, so apply today!