Tag: gamejam

For King and Country

I recently felt the urge to take some time off from the long-term game project I had been working on for most of this year, so I decided it would be fun to have a little weekend hackathon focusing on a small project. After the recent game-jams I had participated in as part of a…

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Lessons from the Jam

Another April, another Game Jam: in fact, it was time for Ludum Dare 26. After the mixed experience that was this year’s Global Game Jam, I was curious to see if we were able to apply any of the lessons learned. The theme of the Jam was “Minimalism”, which to me personally isn’t so much…

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On Failure

This past weekend, I joined a group to participate in the 2013 Global Game Jam – and all things considered, we failed. But that’s a good thing: while our game did not materialize in the way we envisioned, this coding session taught us a number of valuable lessons on how to make games in general,…

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