GOTY 2017: Game Jam Edition

GOTY 2017: Game Jam Edition
For most online magazines, “Super Mario Odyssey”, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” are the Games Of The Year 2017. While these titles surely are great games in their own way, we asked us …
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Ludum Dare 40: Between Stations

Screenshot of "Between Stations"
“Between Stations” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Colin Le Duc). “You [cannot] remember what time it is, but you know it is late. You have just checked into your room at the Brownie Cove Hotel. The bed …
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Ludum Dare 40: Ignorance is Bliss

Screenshot of "Ignorance is Bliss"
“Ignorance is Bliss” by Aurel Bílý & EidoVolta. “You take control of an [artificial intelligence called AICO,] which oversees the surveillance of the city Metro via [a] console. You are investigating a possible rebellion. [Surveil] the city for a couple …
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Ludum Dare 40: Goblins 2 Go

Screenshot of "Goblins 2 Go"
“Goblins 2 Go” by Tom Vian, Adam Vian & Catherine Unger. “Carefully pour a mixture of potions into the cauldron to cook up the requested goblin!” While I am in love with the whole audiovisual representation of “Goblins …
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Ludum Dare 39: HE BEAT HER.

Screenshot of "HE BEAT HER."
“HE BEAT HER.” by Angela He. “[You are] a lawyer, and your client is being accused of abuse. You only have [five] minutes until the verdict. […] What will you do in those minutes? And can your actions make …
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Ludum Dare 39: air mail

Screenshot of "air mail"
“air mail” by rubna. “[A mail] delivery [simulation game, where you should not] run out of fuel!” The whole gameplay is so much fun here. It feels great to learn how to control the little mail airplane, which needs …
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Ludum Dare 39: You’re Winding Me Up Harvey

Screenshot of "You’re Winding Me Up Harvey"
“You’re Winding Me Up Harvey” by Lewis Tolonen. “A [three-dimensional puzzle platformer]. Harness the power of wind-up motors to [retrieve] Harvey’s [heart].” Besides the charming and clean retro graphics, I really enjoyed the classy puzzle design in “You’re Winding …
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