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Create games with us!

Game artists, programmers and environmental experts come together to create fun games utilising environmental data provided by The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Ministry of the Environment, Finnish Environment Institute and other partners.

Game mentors

Samuli Jääskeläinen

Game developer, furious jammer and unpredictable traveler. Creator of over 100 games. Currently pushing VR industry forwards at Varjo.

Sini haapanen

Artist, a game jammer and a deputy member of the Finnish Game Jam ry. Currently working as a VFX artist at Frozenbyte, with a history of various artist positions.

Petri räsänen

Currently working as a Lead Artist at mobile game studio Seriously, Petri is passionate about all aspects of game development. He has found game jams to be the perfect place to try out new ideas and platforms.



June 24, 2019


Sari Kivijärvi

A Giant in the Making - Eko Game Jam 2019

Avoin invited Helsinki Think Company’s community manager, Sari Kivijärvi, to report the startup community event space’s first Eko Game Jam. Here is Sari’s report about her jam experience.

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Eko Game

This mobile game prototype is created by art guru Petri and game jam guru Samuli specifically for eko game jam. They will also be joining the first jam as mentors. The prototype inspires game jammers to use ecological data and information provided by Sitra and our other partners.

Have you ever wanted to show players how much damage the exploding cars and crashing buildings create in terms of CO2? Well now, The Environment Institute can help to add a carbon calculator into your game!

Join our events!

Games have the power to inspire, entertain and educate any mind, no matter how old or young. Let's use this power together for the common good. We hope to see you at our events!

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