Warner Music Group, the popular American Multinational entertainment company, has partnered with The Sandbox for a new Game Jam event. The Sandbox Game Jams are contests for game designers where winners can earn prizes in $SAND tokens. The Warner Music Group Game Jam will be the last such Game Jam in 2022 and has a prize pool of 30,000 $SAND tokens.
The Game Jam started on December 12, 2022, and will be open until January 2, 2023. The voting will take place from January 3, 2022, to January 27, 2022, and the final results will be announced on February 4, 2023.
About the Warner Music Group Game Jam
Participants who are eligible to create a Sandbox account can enter the Game Jam competition. You can participate on your own or make a team of a maximum of four members. The games must be made using The Sandbox game maker software, and the personal assets can be created using VoxEdit software.
In this Game Jam, players have to create a music-themed game experience using the Game Maker software. The games must have some playability features, such as quests and missions. It must also contain at least 25 different assets and 5 minutes of game length. Participants can import existing assets from The Sandbox library or create their own. However, participants cannot integrate any current WMG artists in their submissions.
How to submit an entry?
Participants must submit the games from the Game Maker Gallery option using a suitable game title and add a short description. After the submission, you must also submit your game through a google form. This is mandatory. Otherwise the entry will be cancelled.
What are the Judging criteria and rewards?
A total of 30,000 SAND tokens will be divided among the winners as follows:
- 1st place: 12,000 $SAND.
- 2nd place: 7000 $SAND.
- 3rd place: 4000 $SAND.
- 4th to 10th place: 1,000 $SAND each.
The judging criteria for entries is out of 100 points based on overall idea (25 points), game design (25 points), creativity (25 points), playability (25 points), and bonus points/wow factor (extra 25 points). The Sandbox and Warner Music Group staff will do the judging.
WMG has recently partnered with several blockchain companies in 2022, such as OpenSea, Splinterlands, blockchain e-commerce platform LGND.io, and Polygon. The company owns some of the largest labels in the world. Previously WMG partnered with The Sandbox to create the first music-themed world in the metaverse. Under the partnership, both companies worked together to develop music experiences on the WMG LAND. The WMG Land on The Sandbox helps in generating revenue for artists through virtual means and allows fans to buy Lands on the WMG property.