Your great journey

Welcome to explore our activities!

 

I am a game dev

Game devs of  every stage of your career are welcome to take part in our activities.

DEMO

Show you game concept for other game developers and get valuable feedback or use this opportunity to look for new team mates?

More details available the coming fall.

Friday Stories

Challenge yourself with new knowledge and perspectives from the games industry and experience design field.

You can learn more about it on our Friday Stories-subpage here.

Game Jams

Flex your skills and explore different game ideas at one of our game jams.

More info coming after the summer.

Meetups

At our meetups you get the opportunity to meet other game devs and game enthusiasts and discuss the latest gaming news, the new tools and much more.

Join our discord-server to find out more.

The Great Pitch-events

Test out your game and pitching skills in one of our free pitch-events. The Winter Pitch gives you a great opportunity to pitch your game and get live feedback from a panel of industry pro's and The Summer Pitch offers prizes with up to 100 000 in funding!

More info about these event will be available later this year.

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I am a student

It doesn't matter if you are a student here in Karlstad, up in Boden or down in Malmö, everyone are welcome to our activities. 

Internship at The Great Journey

This is an internship opportunity for the students at the Indie Game Developer-program here in Karlstad where you get to develop your own concept under mentoring from both our Studio Manager and other industry professionals.

More details coming soon.

Friday Stories

Challenge yourself with new knowledge and perspectives from the games industry and experience design-field.

You can learn more about it on our Friday Stories-subpage here.

Fasttrack

If you are about to finish your games studies but have a team and a game you want to release, then Fasttrack is the place for you. Fasttrack offers you a chance to work on your game  and build your studio for a whole year while being financial supported.

Applications are closed for this year, but you can learn more about the program here.

Meetups

Join in and find other students, game developers and game enthusiasts to share ideas and find new friends.​

Join our discord-server to find out more.

I want to start a studio

Workspace, processes or marketing? Here at The Great Journey we help you all the way from starting and managing  your studio to  finding an office to settle in. 

The Accelerator

We have an accelerator-program that is supporting you in your journey to your own studio and the release of your game!

Send an email to our Studio Manager Mikael at mikael.forslund@thegreatjourney.se and say hi!

Fasttrack

The Fasttrack-program is an opportunity for you to develop your studio and game for a whole year with financial support.

Applications are closed for this year, but you can learn more about the program here.

Friday Stories

Challenge yourself with new knowledge and perspectives from the games industry and experience design field.

Relocating your studio

Want to move your studio to the cozy and innovative forests of Värmland?

Reach out to our Project Manager Patrick Standfast at patrick@thegreatjourney.se and say hi!

I am an industry professional

Friday Stories

Challenge yourself with new knowledge and perspectives from the games industry and experience design field.

You can learn more about it on our Friday Stories-subpage here.

If you are interested in hosting a Friday Stories, send an email to our Project Manager Patrick Standfast at patrick@thegreatjourney.se.

Internships

Our students the opportunities for LIA and internship-periods. 

More info coming soon.

The accelerator

We have an accelerator-program that is supporting you in your journey to your own studio and the release of your game!

Send an email to our Studio Manager Mikael at mikael.forslund@thegreatjourney.se and say hi!

Fasttrack

The Great Journey together with Futuregames offers newly formed or soon to be game studios the chance to develope their game and studio for a whole year. If you are interested in mentoring or in other ways take part in this process, please send an email to our Studio Manager Mikael Forslund at mikael.forlsund@thegreatjourney.se

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I want a community

Be part of our growing community of game devs and gamers!

 

The Great Journey discord-server

Now during the pandemic, the easiest way to hang with new people is to join our Discord-server where we talk everything games, the latest news and help each other with coding and other game dev questions.

Join our discord-server to find out more.

Meetups

Don't be shy to pop in to our meetups! Talk about the games you are playing, creating and loving and find other people.

Join our discord-server to find out more.

Friday Stories

Want to take it to the next level? Then join in on our Friday Stories where we invite industry professionals to share their experience, technics and methods with us.

You can learn more about it on our Friday Stories-subpage here.

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