GOTY 2019: Game Jam Edition

GOTY 2019: Game Jam Edition
We know that you loved to dance in the moonlight as a detective on the edge in “Disco Elysium”. We know that you traveled to the “Outer Wilds” again and again and again. We know that you transformed into an…
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Ludum Dare 45: Some Excavated Wounds

Screenshot of "Some Excavated Wounds"
“Some Excavated Wounds” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Colin Le Duc) & Marc Loths. “Devon, England, is a root site of deep cultural trauma; the legacy of colonialism, slavery, and the systematic exploitation of workers and …
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The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 2)

The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 2)
Are you looking for the second part of the May issue of “The Jam Report”? Then you’re at the right place! Here gachapon machines are mixed with excellent storytelling and crazy golf courses wait for your talent, while the most …
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Ludum Dare 44: Kitchen For One

Screenshot of "Kitchen For One"
“Kitchen For One” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Colin Le Duc). “[A] full-motion-video jazz improv cooking simulator about windows, mice, and everyday monotony.” Cooking is a very ambiguous activity. For some it means pure boredom or even …
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GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition

GOTY 2018: Game Jam Edition
We don’t care about the “God of War”. The growing and shrinking horse balls in “Red Dead Redemption 2” elicit only a weary smile from us. “Tetris Effect”, Shmetris Effect – okay, no, that one actually is great. But we …
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The Jam Report: December 2018 (Part 1)

The Jam Report: December 2018 (Part 1)
In December, we recommended a total of 68 jam games, with the lion’s share going to the Ludum Dare with 50 recommendations. Discover necessary and unnecessary sacrifices, stories about murders in mobster villas and tales about all kinds of friendship,…
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Ludum Dare 42: Exhaustlands

Screenshot of "Exhaustlands"
“Exhaustlands” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Colin Le Duc). “The [fascist] army moves closer everyday[. …] Space is running out, time is running out, faith is running out. But they can do this. Click and hold to …
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