Game Jam AI Prompts
These prompts are designed for ChatGPT Pro. However, other AI systems should work as well. Be sure to use these as conversation starters, but ask further questions to explore on your own once these get you started.
Genre of Game
- Can you suggest innovative combinations of game genres that haven't been explored much and explain how they might work together?
- What are the key characteristics of [specific genre] games, and how can we innovate within this genre for our game jam project?
Theme / Story
- We're thinking of a game with a [specific setting, e.g., post-apocalyptic world]. Can you help us develop a compelling story or theme for this setting?
- What are some unique and engaging story themes for a game targeted at [specific age group or demographic]?
- What are effective business models for [specific game genre] games, and what are their pros and cons?
- Can you suggest creative ways to implement in-app purchases in a game without affecting the player's enjoyment and engagement?
- What are some innovative game mechanics that can be implemented in a [specific genre] game?
- How can we balance complexity and accessibility in the core mechanics of our game to cater to both casual and hardcore gamers?
- What are some unique features we can include in our game to make it stand out in the crowded [specific genre] market?
- Can you provide examples of games that successfully differentiated themselves in the market, and what lessons can we learn from them?
- What are essential menus and UI elements for a game in the [specific genre], and how can we make them user-friendly?
- Can you suggest innovative menu design ideas that enhance user experience and game immersion?
- What elements can we introduce in our game to maximize the 'fun factor' for players?
- How can we measure and ensure that our game remains consistently engaging and fun throughout the player's experience?
Complete Art, Audio, and Music
- Can you suggest art styles that would complement the theme of our [specific genre] game?
- What are some effective ways to integrate audio and music to enhance the gaming experience in a [specific setting/theme] game?
- Can you provide a checklist of what we should consider during the game development process for a successful game jam submission?
- How can we effectively collaborate as a team using ChatGPT Pro to streamline our game development process?
Recommended GPT for Coding Prototyping, Questions, and Debugging: Grimoire
- Once you have all of the above worked out from a planning perspective, use this prompt, and then use the output of this to start your conversation with Grimoire
- Please review our entire conversation above and summarize our final conclusions on each topic. Then, please prepare that information as a suitable prompt that could be provided to another coding-focused GPT that will help us start coding this game.
- Use Grimoire both efficiency and coaching