In the last month of 2020, our in-between recommendations posted on our Twitter account also got a bit more festive. After all, a few of the twelve jam submissions are about baking cookies, spending time with a friend, racing towards giant presents as a rolling snowman. But even without the holiday spirit, these games are real little gems, as you will see.
The Bitsy Essay Jam
This essay game shines a light on different aspects of the relationship between the concept of monstrosity and queer identities.
This year’s desire for digital parties and virtual hangouts gave birth to a little online space called “zone”. Find out more about it in this Bitsy game.
Game Off 2020
Grow mushrooms, fight foes and escape the moon in this game which embraces silent film aesthetics.
GMTK Game Jam 2020
If you love sushi, but are bad at eating with chopsticks, then this jam entry can become your new love-hate game.
Get the boxes to the assembly belts, as you control one of four warehousemen at a time. However, who exactly you can control is chosen at random.
❄️ Great Winter Game Jam 2020 ❄️
Adjust your speed and slide down those icy roads as accurate as you can to nudge down all gifts.
Ludum Dare 47
Escape and destroy the blob monsters, which hunt you in a morphing area. Also, your bullets bounce around as long as they do not hit a target.
In this reinterpretation of “Snake”, copies of your past self will repeat your steps. Your goal is to avoid them and grow.
Mix and Game Jam 2020
Guide a sword-wielding hero through his quest to slay all bosses in this pinball role-playing game hybrid.
Secret Santa Jam
Listen closely to the wishes of your customers, figure out what kind of cookies they want and then bake those yummy treats.
2020 Epic MegaJam
Drive around and take the towers of this beautiful post-apocalyptic world down.
Discover all endings in this delightful singleplayer game about cooperative multiplayer experiences with a friend.