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 beautiful…
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The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 1)

The Jam Report: May 2019 (Part 1)
Goddamn, the last month was packed with awesome jam games! Overall, we recommended 56 entries made for 11 different jams (yeah, most of them were made for the 44th Ludum Dare, but psssst!). That’s quite a bunch, so we decided…
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Ludum Dare 44: SACRIFIGHTS

Screenshot of "SACRIFIGHTS"
“SACRIFIGHTS” by Francis Coulombe, Lumpy & CBoyardee. “Summon a series of nightmarish monsters to battle with in this horror action game. Will you gather enough [arcane power] in 7 days to repay your debt? Or will you [perish] …
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Ludum Dare 44: Drowning in the Rain

Screenshot of "Drowning in the Rain"
“Drowning in the Rain” by David Williamson. “[A]n autobiographical vignette with mild puzzle elements. It covers a very important and difficult period of my life. [… A] small abstract narrative experience about a five year period of my life …
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Ludum Dare 44: Jamsterdam

Screenshot of "Jamsterdam"
“Jamsterdam” by Ivan Notaros, Ferran Bertomeu Castells & YenTing Lo. “A game about trying to be a Jazz musician in Amsterdam. […] [S]ing with your Mouse, collect donations, pay your bills and survive in Amsterdam.” Whenever a game speaks …
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Ludum Dare 44: Kitchen For One

Screenshot of "Kitchen For One"
“Kitchen For One” by Sand Gardeners (Sam Machell & Zephyr Raine). “[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 stress, …
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Ludum Dare 44: GÖLDF

Screenshot of "GÖLDF"
“GÖLDF” by XMPT Games (Richard Pilot, Ed Moffatt, Brad Roeger & Luke Staddon). “Each time you shoot a coin, its value reduces by $1 – when it hits 0, that coin is dead: you can’t take any …
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Ludum Dare 44: Gacha

Screenshot of "Gacha"
“Gacha” by Zhiming Chen & Jewell Popp. “Open a gachapon and see where life takes you! [… A] cute, cosy 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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