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Molyjam: Building a game jam for everyone

Double Fine programmer Anna Kipnis hosted a wonderful GDC panel about her time creating "What Would Molydeux," a 2012 game jam inspired by the Peter Molyneux twitter parody, Peter Molydeux. The jam was a rousing success, spanning 32 cities worldwide, with Peter Molyneux himself even showing up for ...

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Mojang's Mojam spawned Nuclear Pizza War, more; donations still open

Mojam, the Humble Bundle game jam featuring Minecraft developers at Mojang and a host of their indie friends, is over and the world is nine games richer. Mojam featured three official teams from Mojang and one surprise entry, along with teams from indie developers Grapefrukt, Ludosity, Oxeye Game S...

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Humble Bundle Mojam 2: The Mojammening live stream up now

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 t...

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Mojang's Mojam starts tomorrow, choose the theme today

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...

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Ouya's Create game jam yields more than 150 games in 10 days

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 winn...

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'Create' game jam will generate Ouya games, quickly

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 betw...

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Ludum Dare 25 closes out today with some banging indie games

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...

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Ludum Dare 25 ends today or tomorrow, relative to devs' daring

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, 4...

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'Indie Speed Run' online game jam judged by Kellee Santiago, Ron Gilbert, Notch, et al

Indie Speed Run, despite the name, is surprisingly not what we call the Friday nights we spend practicing our no-death VVVVVV runs. It is, however, the name of a new online game jam, one which runs from now until January 6. The way it works is pretty straight-forward: Developers visit the official ...

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PSA: Exercise your creative spite in 'F*ck This Jam' today

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 ...

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