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PSA: Molyjam Deux is underway, here's where to watch

The second-annual Molyjam is in full swing, and thanks to the magic of the internet you too can see what it's like to build a ridiculous game from scratch over the course of 48 sleepless hours. The event, which is taking place at 32 locations in 15 countries, has a live Twitch hub set up to allow...

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Molyjam Deux to use real Molyneux quotes as inspiration for games

Molyjam Deux will blow your mind – but in an entirely different way than it did last year. Molyjam is a game jam spawned from the Peter Molyneux parody account, Peter Molydeux, which tweets out ridiculous game ideas that wouldn't be out of place in the real Molyneux's feed. Last year,...

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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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We can't tell if Molydeux is doing the work for Molyneux, or it's the other way around

Peter Molyneux's first experimental title with 22 Cans is Curiosity, a potentially million-player title that has people chip away at a cube until one person hits the final piece and uncovers the ultimate secret inside. Peter Molydeux, a digital parody of Molyneux, has created a trailer for...

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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...

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What Would Molydeux? game jam expands; list of what would Molymake

"What Would Peter Molyduex, if he were here right now? We bet he'd kick an a..." and we'll let your twisted little minds fill in the rest of those lyrics. The What Would Molydeux? game jam has turned from a two-city semi-satirical proposition into a 16-city, truly international game jam, running...

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Peter Molydeux game jam may include real Molyneux, March 31 to April 1

Peter Molydeux may be recognized on some level as a comedic genius, satirizing Fable creator Peter Molyneux on Twitter in the form of outlandish, brilliant game proposals, such as: You control a mystical rabbit at a bus stop during Winter. You must find as many creative ways as possible to make...

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Peter Molydeux (note: still not Peter Molyneux) returns to Twitter, challenges UK game industry

"Just stuck my fingers up @rockstar_north (aka pig factory) and walked out. Cog in a machine? Not anymore, now I'M the machine," the mysterious Peter "Molydeux" Twitter account proprietor and UK game developer exclaimed this morning on his second Twitter account, "@dougiedeux." As previous...

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Peter Molydeux is not Peter Molyneux, and other revelations

For all its rainbow-trail-cat-in-space silliness, the internet isn't always kind to parody. Take Peter Molydeux, for example. Did you know that he is not, in fact, Peter Molyneux? Did you just read that sentence again? The amusing (and slightly tragic) video above spells it out: The silly,...

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