Survey 2023




Andrzej Mazur@end3rEnclave Games
W3C WebDX CG meetup, online, February 1st 2024

Gamedev.js community

  • 2012: Local meetups in Poland
  • 2014: Gamedev.js Weekly newsletter
  • 2020: Gamedev.js Jam (second to js13kGames)
  • 2021: Gamedev.js Survey

Survey info

  • 2023: December 8th-22nd
  • Run by me (and my wife)
  • Google Form, manual results
  • Web gamedev community

35 questions about:

  • Demography
  • Work experience
  • Development
  • Graphic design, sounds and music
  • Testing and publishing
  • Monetization
  • Blockchain
  • Happiness

Survey count


    2021: 437

    2022: 338

    2023: 491

Questions and answers on GitHub

Gamedev.js Survey on GitHub


Gamedev.js Survey worldwide

82 different countries


Gamedev.js Survey tech API

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Gamedev.js Survey happiness

Q & A

  • What prompted you to run such a survey in the first place?
  • What you expect to get out of it, how it influences things you may do otherwise
  • The methodology you followed to prepare questions
  • Things you'd like to explore further (realistically or assuming infinite resources ;))
  • Areas where you would welcome help (e.g., questions design, survey UX, interpretation of free form results, results analysis, publication of raw data, outreach, etc...)
  • More...?

Full report



Andrzej Mazur@end3rEnclave Games

Ender Efka @end3r