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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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UK student games jam breaks world record for jamming games

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 course...

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How Game Design Works / Doesn't Work: A Lesson From the 'What Would Molydeux?' Gamejam

"Actually ... I don't know where I'm going with this." At a 48-hour game jam, where time is more precious than money, a brief lack of direction isn't the disaster it would be at an Activision or an EA. It might even be a good thing, allowing just enough room and respite for that one idea that makes...

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Friends 'til the End flies out of 'What Would Molydeux?' 2012

This past weekend game developers all around the globe got together and tried to create games based on the amazing tweets of the Peter Molyneux parody persona, @PeterMolydeux. One of our favorites is Friends 'til the End, a game inspired by this tweet: "You play as a small boy with a remote contro...

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