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The fifth and final episode of Devolver Digital's Super Game Jam is now available on Steam. Super Game Jam tells the stories of five pairs of developers that craft games during a 48-hour game jam. The final episode follows London-based developers Tom Francis (Gunpoint) and Liselore Goedhart (Rememb...

October 25th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Pizza boxes, crowded computer labs and an overworked coffee maker – these are common sightings at plenty of game jams, but the interior of the White House and Secret Service members are a bit more uncommon. USA Today reports that 100 developers saw both when they gathered in Washington, D.C....

September 14th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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But be warned: There are a lot of entries to play. Ludum Dare 30 is in the bag, and so are a bunch of cool new games and prototypes from developers worldwide. Ludum Dare 30 includes the 48-hour Compo and the 72-hour Jam, both with the theme "Connected Worlds." This all went down over the weekend,...

August 26th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Ludum Dare, the 48-hour game jam series that's resulted in games like Gods Will Be Watching and McPixel, has begun its 30th iteration, and already there are more than a dozen entries being worked on. The theme this year: connected worlds. It's hard to get a sense for what any of these may ever tur...

August 23rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest online game jam in the popular Ludum Dare series carries the theme "beneath the surface," and recently ended with a total of 2,497 entries, 1,493 of which were created in 48 hours for the two-day competition. One entry comes from Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, and is called D...

May 1st 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Super Game Jam is an upcoming documentary series from publisher Devolver Digital that focuses on the impromptu efforts of pairs of indie game developers attempting to cobble together something interesting and fun in under 48 hours. "Game jams have become an increasingly important part of the in...

March 17th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Daniel Haazen won the Ludum Dare 28 compo challenge – the 48-hour, solo competition – with his game, One Take. It turns players into camera operators on a series of movie sets, with the director's cues on one side and a limited amount of time to zoom in, move the camera and get the perf...

January 16th 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The massive, two-pronged game jam Ludum Dare 28 started and ended this weekend, and the completed games are up for judging now, for 19 more days. The theme this year was "You only get one." Ludum Dare comprises two, simultaneous game-making marathons: one solo, 48-hour jam with prizes, and one team...

December 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Super BR Jam is bringing together 30 indie development studios from across Brazil for a little bit of gaming and a whole lot of charity. Those so inclined can donate any amount of money they choose to receive copies of every game made during the game jam, while those who pay $5 or more will rece...

December 1st 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Move over, William Tell and Robin Hood, there's a new legendary archer in town. Or there will be, when you master the QWOP-like controls of Probably Archery, which require you to independently manipulate your avatar's wrists, elbows, shoulders, and of course, their bow and arrows. Originally an e...

October 26th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments