John McDonald
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Community Project Highlights 2014
15 votes

Asteroid Outpost A 2D, tower-strategy game developed in XNA with a web-UI. Build solar stations for power, laser miners for minerals, and towers to defend yourself! Power must be transmitted from ...

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What should we use chat stars for?
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I use the star board as a shared bookmark list. I like to see: Interesting/funny one-liners that can be read out of context, preferably gamedev or related to programming (eg. this, this, and this) ...

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Organizer for the Summer Game Jam
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14 votes

I will volunteer to organize these game jams. I've competed in every jam to date, and I'm frequently available in chat. Considering my jam success, it could be a little weird for me to also run the ...

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The 2014 GDSE Summer Game Jam
11 votes

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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Migrating more questions from SO to GD.SE?
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Personally, I think we should (try to) migrate on-topic questions where game developers would be more able to answer the question than non-gamedevs. This is how I discovered this website, and I think ...

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The 2014 GDSE Winter Game Jam
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Out of Time Play Now *works best in Chrome (CraftyJS may throw an exception in FF, sorry) Arrow keys or WSAD to move. No other controls. Sound isn't required, but it gives you audio queues and is ...

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The Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam
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Like Clockwork Program your medieval archer bot to seek and destroy your opponents' bots. Up to date documentation (This post will be locked and grow stale) Playable Version (Works in Firefox and ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Escape Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Evolution Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Should we be running the game jams on meta or elsewhere?
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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 Spring GDSE GameJam!
6 votes

For Sparta! Play Original Version Play Latest Version (edited post-jam) Download for Android (same as latest version) Source Take on the role of a lanista in ancient Rome, assembling worthy ...

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Anniversary Game Jam 2014
5 votes

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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What are all these edits by 'Community'?
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5 votes

If you look at the user's profile it reads: Hi, I'm not really a person. I'm a background process that helps keep this site clean! I do things like Randomly poke old unanswered ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Dungeons / Caverns Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Pacifism Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
2 votes

You are what you eat Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
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Winter is Coming Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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How are consecutive days calculated?
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Stack Exchange uses Zulu Time (see also, wikipedia on UTC). You need to appear online during consecutive Zulu days, between 00:00Z and 23:59Z.

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How do I start a chat room?
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It's a privilege you gain with 100 reputation: https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/privileges/chat-rooms, but there is no mention of this in the chat faq: http://chat.stackexchange.com/faq. Maybe a note ...

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Suggest or choose a theme for the Fall 2013 GDSE Game Jam!
1 votes

Ground Hog Day / Time Loop Vote up the themes you want, vote down the themes you don't.

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Add a label showing server time to SE pages
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In your profile, if you hold your mouse over seen: 1 second ago, it will display a tooltip with the near current UTC time. I will assume that days roll-over at midnight Zulu Time.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
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Dark and Light Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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Suggest or choose a theme for the 2014 Winter GDSE Game Jam!
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Suicide Vote up the themes you want; vote down the themes you don't.

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