LudoJam: LudoCafé + Oficina do Playtest BH

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Ludocafé and Oficina do Playtest invite all board games enthusiasts to be part of the LudoJam: the Global Game Jam for board games design in Belo Horizonte. Game designers, illustrators, visual artists, scriptwriters, aficcionados or just board games lover: if board games are your thing and you have curiosity and interest in adventuring on creating games, this is just your place.


Of a non-competitive caracter, the Global Game Jam is a super-intensive encounter in which creators and enthusiasts get together to create a game in 48h.


Ludocafé is a coffee shop and a luderia. Today, it has a varied ludoteca, with board games that will suit from the beginner to the most experienced gamer. It has an extensive and delicious coffee, sandwiches and snacks menu.


Oficina do Playtest is a weekly event that has been happening since 2017 in Rio de Janeiro. It has in its history, more than 100 encounters, around 90 prototypes in development and 6 board games already published or in publishing process. Since November 2019 Ludocafé has been hosting the Belo Horizonte edition of the event. So, come to the Jam, get to know us and return for our playtesting encounters, which happens every Tuesdays, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Ludocafé.


The Jam entrance fee is R$30,00 for its entirety, with a T-shirt of the event and giveaways (to be announced).

People from 18 years old and up can participate.

We will be open during the 48h of the Jam, and will provide sleeping space. There will be food and beverages on sale.

Entrance Fee: 
R$ 30,00
Open for entire 48 hours
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 
18+ only
Food Options: 
Access to food in close vicinity. Drinks and snacks provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Impressora, prelo, guilhotina, facas de corte para Tiles e Cartas.
Maximum Capacity: 

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