Game Jam Fast Art


Game Jam

Fast Art edition

Nine66 is organizing its first-ever game jam in Riyadh on May 12-14 at the Diriyah Biennale Art Gallery The inaugural Game Jam is themed the FastArt edition to mirror the artistic environment where the event will take place as well as the theme of hyper casual mobile games

About Game Jam

Fast Art edition

Game Jam is a global event format where gamers come together to develop a game prototype from scratch in a very short period of time!



Nine66 GameJam: FastArt provides all registered participants a unique opportunity of attending 2 full days of training sessions the weekend prior to the jam (May 6-7), where local, regional and international mentors will share their skills to build the best games.. All registered participants will get a link to the training session schedule.



GameJam: FastArt edition is a team-based event, all registered participants will be invited to our dedicated discord server to form teams and start brainstorming games to develop! All registered participants will get a link to the Nine66 Discord Server.



Pick your role and get your ticket here this includes access to Game Jam training sessions and the GameJam: FastArt event.

Our Mentors

Check out our mentors and their session topics


Alistair Mountain

Unity Expert


Unity Training – Programming


Catharina Bøhler

CEO / Game designer at Sarepta studio


Running an indie game studio


Christian Calderon

Co-Founder and CEO at Gamejam


History of hyper-casual games


Asim Altokhais

Co-Founder/GM of 3rd action


Designing stories for games


Tatu Petersen-Jessen

Art Director at Rovio


Making Better Games


The role-based tickets will cover the main tasks related to a game development team. Each role has limited tickets, so explore the options and get yours now

Game Disigner

Game Designer

Leads the game idea generation and sets up the game rules.



Writes the necessary code to execute the idea. You can use any game engine you like.



Works on the monetization of the game and creates the video and pitch for the final presentation.



Leads the art direction and creates all necessary assets for the game. You can use libraries to do it faster.



No skills needed, provides assistance whenever needed to help execute the idea


Upon registration

Join our Discord server to talk about game ideas, meet other participants and start forming teams.

Training Sessions

May 6-7

Participate in the training sessions, where local, regional and international mentors will share their skills to build the best games.

Game Jam

May 12-14

Game Jam will kick off on May 12 at 7:30 PM KSA time, when all participants will start developing their games.

After the event

Enjoy your prizes and play the best games!


GameJam: FastArt edition will be a great experience for all participants with the training sessions and mentoring during the event. As a cherry on top, we will also have the coolest prizes

Trip to attend Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany
Amazon AWS Credits
Publishing opportunity for the Best hypercasual game
VIP access & accommodation for next Nine66 GameJam
Mentoring by local and international partners
SDA bootcamp
Saudi Digital Academy summer BootCamp seat for Game developers for 18 weeks

Media Spend to launch your game on Snapchat

Our Partners

Nine66 is proud to work with several local and international partners to make the event a success


The Jam will be held in Diriyah Biennale, Riyadh

Yes, But At least 50% of the team needs to be on-site to be eligible for any prize.

The overall theme of the jam is mobile hypercasual, but PC games with an “art” theme are also welcome.

All preparations made outside the game engine are permitted, including the design and layout of the game.

The venue provides internet and electrical connections, and special devices (eg laptops and drawing boards) are the participant's responsibility.

Yes, participation is open to all nationalities.

No, projects must be developed during the Game Jam period.

You can join our discord server from here and ask your questions and they will be answered