GBJAM 8: Crypt o’ Casino

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“Crypt o’ Casino” by Case Portman & Joel Cheetham. “Find your way through the casino gauntlet and bring the never-ending gambling nightmare to a halt forever!” Whenever the main concept of a game is partially based on luck, there …
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Major Jam (Isolation): Ghost Roulette

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“Ghost Roulette” by Jon Topielski. “[A] deckbuilding game where you gamble with ghosts over the dark web[.]” “Ghost Roulette” is one of those special jam games that know how to perfectly mix up two opposite concepts together; in this …
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Dicey Dungeons

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“Dicey Dungeons” by Terry Cavanagh, Marlowe Dobbe, Niamh Houston, Justo Delgado Baudí, Dana Trebella & Holly Gramazio. “In this […] deckbuilding roguelike […] you’ll fight monsters, find better loot, and level up your heroes as …
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Ludum Dare 44: Gacha

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“Gacha” by Zhiming Chen & Jewell Popp. “Open a gachapon and see where life takes you! […] [A] cute, [cozy] game that takes the player through snapshots of a coming-of-age experience. There are many collectible toys to unlock and …
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Ludum Dare 41: Roulette Knight

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“Roulette Knight” by Four Quarters team (Dmitry Karimov, Alexander Goryeslavets, Alexander Vartazaryan & Dmitry Lagutov). “Shoot your way [through] the hoards of bullets! […] [Role-playing game meets] Russian roulette.” “Roulette Knight” is a masterpiece of a genre mashup, because it …
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Ludum Dare 41: Dragoon Drop

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“Dragoon Drop” by Joe Hanna, Micah Jones & Andrew Jones. “[A collectable card platformer.] Jump bounce off of enemies, platform, and swing your spear one card at a time while looking for treasure in a procedurally generated dungeon!” “Dragoon …
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Ludum Dare 40: One for sorrow

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“One for sorrow“ by David Aguado, Alex T. Colombini, Vicent Ramirez & Juan Novella. In “One for sorrow”, roulette meets “Darkest Dungeon”, as a small magpie man finds a spinning top lying around and …
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Train Jam 2017: Definitely Real Football

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“Definitely Real Football” by Jonathan Rousseau, Ariel Contreras-Esquivel, Connor Halford, Julien Berthou & Alex Dixon. “Play normal football against a friend. First to [three] goals wins!” Nothing is normal about that turn- and luck-based strategy sports …
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