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Potluck Jam Just riffing off of the meta jam and cake jam ideas here. Thanks Michijan28 @ Wikimedia Commons Before the start, everyone submits 5 "foods" (English words) into a common "buffet". At ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Trap it! Base Game: Pathery, Max and the magic marker Platform: jsfiddle? twist: way too much to explain! Source Code, Licensed under CC-BY-NC-4.0 I've started developing this game, based on grids, ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Panda Replay In this puzzle / platformer game, you control a panda. The goal is to collect the yellow token to advance to the next stage. The panda can push the light brown crates and bombs, but can ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Participant: Kevin van der Velden Platform: Python 3 and libTCOD Based on game: Magicka from Paradox Interactive Hey people, my first game I made for a game jam! :D I liked the mechanic in Magicka ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Skippy Fish Play Now Base Game: Flappy Bird Concept Used: Tap to stay in the air? Punishing, but quick Twist: Instead of obstacles, well-timed taps are required to stay up Source Code, Licensed ...
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The anniversary gamejam theme

Community building exercise? This is less of a theme and more of an idea. Recently a few of us in the GDSE chat took an adventure into Graphic Design Stack Exchange's chat, The Ink Spot. I hoped to ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Bohr automaton Theme-words: Heights, Automation, Destroy It's a web-based puzzle game; inspired by Niels Bohr's electron energy level theory. Play it | Browse code (Works best in Chrome/Chromium ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

The Dungeon Click to play! Game Description The Dungeon is a 2D Action RPG taking after the 2D Zelda Games. This game is but a fraction of what I actually wanted to do but I bit off more than I ...
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Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

Meta fails the jam in the following ways: New users, or lurkers can't post a game or vote on the jam entries unless they get 5 or 10 rep respectively Voting on completed games commences as soon as ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Dishes, Please Concept: My concept is based off of the processing of passport documents under a time constraint in Papers, Please. Implementation: In Dishes, Please, you process dirty dishes by ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Aes0p Core game: Frogger Twist: Time manipulation Description: You play as a hare trying to make your way through as many levels of roads and rivers as possible. Along the way, you'll be able to ...
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The anniversary gamejam theme

One button game In honour of the one year anniversary, make a game that is limited to accepting input as if it came from a single button. You may accept input from any device (keyboard, mouse, ...
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Anniversary Game Jam: Meta Make a game about game development. You can even include users from the community as playable characters!
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Resident Zombies http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXgVbNnlb7s PC Installer (Source Code) . Base Game: The Binding of Issac Concept Used: I've always felt the game-play in BoI was sluggish/clumsy and ...
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Anniversary Game Jam Theme: Cake Nuff said.
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Super Bounce Play Now (download) Use the following email to register Coherent when it pops up: registercoherent@superbouncegame.com Core Concept and Game: Halo 2, Super Bouncing. Land on a mesh ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Bond That Atom Concept: SpaceChem and Solar. It started off as reverse SpaceChem (let's make everything chaotic instead of logical!), and picked up Solar's concept of a floating entity picking up ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Flap To The Future (click here to play) Concept : one button "flappy bird" flying game. Twist : Right mouse button now undos your action; you can rewind back. All the art assets, except the main ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

Participant: joapet99 Platform: Unity Web Player Based On Game: Goat Petting Simulator on GameJolt.com Open Source License: CC BY 3.0 Hey Guys! I wasn't really aware of this jam before just some ...
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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam

"Continuum" - PLAY NOW This learning exercise was based on the time travel concept from the game Braid. Built using the unity2d game engine and C# scripting (both firsts for me) My ultimate goal was ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Cow War Play Now! | Browse Source 5 Words: Wind, Power, BBQ, Gear, Cows Selected Words: Wind, Power, Cows COW POWER! Make your cows work for you by sending them to the mill where they will increase ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Traces Play Now! (online) 5 Words: Meats, Lasers, Deep, Blink, Void Selected Words: Meats, Lasers, Blink Traces is twin stick shooter (currently only mouse and keyboard) with a pseudo-3D aesthetic. ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Time for pancakes! Given words: Mustard, Pancakes, Warp, Fruit-tree, Detective Used words: Pancakes, Fruit-tree, Warp You have 2 minutes and 30 seconds to grab fruit from a stubborn tree that ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Homebound Guide your crew home by programming your spaceship to reach that distant wormhole. Don't get too close to the planets or their gravity will crash you. Try to win with the fastest time, ...
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Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

In my opinion, there are two main issues, and a secondary-level issue: Rep needed on Meta. This restricts entry. Someone needed to manage the second site. Restricting entry is undesirable, but ...
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Anniversary Game Jam 2014

Diamond in the Rough A lone ship defending the planets. Play Online For best results, download the entire src folder from Github, unzip it, and open index.html. My Five Words: Space, Floating, ...
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Ninjas ...and ninja-like things.
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Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?

Personally I prefer bigger jams, even if it means opening it up to non-meta and even non-GDSE users. I argue that this is already the case for the GDSE jams: take a look at past entries, you'll find ...
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The anniversary gamejam theme

Anniversary Game Jam: the random tip-top Take the top 3 themes. Choose one randomly. ??? JAM!
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