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The second Humble Bundle Mojam charity event is a go, now through Saturday, February 23, streaming live via the Humble Bundle website. Mojang – the developers of Minecraft – have joined forces with indie studios Grapefrukt, Ludosity, Oxeye Game Studio, Vlambeer and Wolfire Games for th...

February 20th 2013 at 5:10pm 0 Comments
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The developers at Mojang, creators of Minecraft, are splitting into two teams and banging out a lineup of complete games in three days for Mojam, from tomorrow at 12 p.m. ET to Saturday at 6 p.m. ET. Six additional indie developers will be on hand to help Mojang make some games: Grapefrukt, Ludosit...

February 19th 2013 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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The Create game jam was designed to jump-start Ouya game development, asking indies to make an Android-based game in just 10 days, from January 13 - 24. Now that development time is up, Kill Screen has a list of all the games up for judgment, with finalists to be announced on February 11 and winne...

January 29th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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If the Ouya is to succeed among not only traditional game consoles, but other Android console things, it needs some standout games. To fulfill that requirement, Ouya is teaming up with Kill Screen to create a bunch of games in short order.The "CREATE" game jam is a ten-day competition running betwe...

January 7th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The relaxed version of Ludum Dare 25 ends today, while the 48-hour game jam closed out yesterday, and all this means that there are some brand spankin' new indie games you can play right now. Most developers are now posting links to their jam games, both in download and browser form, on the Ludum D...

December 17th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Ludum Dare, a massive online game jam currently on its 25th iteration, is going on right now, but won't be for much longer. Ludum Dare 25 began on December 14 with the theme, "You are the villain" (We didn't want to tell you, but you totally are. Pity, that).Ludum Dare 25 consists of the strict, 48...

December 16th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The "F*ck This Jam" event, a game jam about creating games in genres you hate, begins today, running through November 17. Participants can sign up through the "BMO" tool, an online system designed to track individual processes in game jams. Naturally, it was originally developed for the Adventure T...

November 9th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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F*ck This Jam is all about anarchy on the indie scene, challenging developers to pick their most hated genre and create a brilliant game within it. Founder Rami Ismail isn't doing this because he's a sadist; he believes in the possibility for beauty in resentment. So far the top three most-hated ge...

October 11th 2012 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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"F*ck This Jam" is the game jam that asks developers to create games for genres they hate or are just in "utter ignorance" of. Organized by Vlambeer's Rami Ismail and indie dev Fernando Ramallo, the game jam will take place from November 9 through November 17."Hopefully, we will be pushing genres p...

October 9th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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A group of UK students broke the world record for the largest games jam, with 329 young developers gathering to make games within 48 hours. Despite what could only be some hardcore sleep deprivation, the jam managed to make 41 games for Windows 8.The event, sponsored by Microsoft and gaming courses...

September 17th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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What time is it? Frantic, sleepless coding time! A last-minute event has been added to the upcoming Fantastic Arcade celebrations in Austin, TX: a 48-hour game jam in which participants will attempt to create games about, based on, inspired by, or otherwise tied into Cartoon Network's wonderful Adv...

September 7th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments