Global Game Jam 2020: Damnation

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“Damnation” by Piotr Apostel. “A bullet hell game with a risky healing mechanic. The better you play, the harder the game pushes back and the more painful the potential failure is. [… Y]ou can overheal to accelerate your combo …
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The Mission

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“The Mission” by Stanislav Vorobiov. “[Y]ou play as a spider bot that landed on a strange hostile planet. Your mission is to explore this unknown world.” I love the general game mechanic when you play as a spider-like creature, …
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BREAKER

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“BREAKER” by Daniel Linssen, Martin Kvale & Dubmood. “[A] blend of [Breakout], [Space Invaders] and [Ikaruga.]” Once I had the pleasure to talk on the German-French tv channel ARTE about minimalistic game design and why minimalism doesn’t mean …
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Ludum Dare 41: Treasure Chest #55

Treasure Chest #55
What’s a “Treasure Chest” article? It’s a short text and video compilation of three to five small jam games we really liked for some reason (like core concept, artwork, effort etc.). “Goal and Crossbones” by SkullPixel & Clockwise2000. Here …
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Ludum Dare 41: Treasure Chest #53

Treasure Chest #53
What’s a “Treasure Chest” article? It’s a short text and video compilation of three to five small jam games we really liked for some reason (like core concept, artwork, effort etc.). “Nightclub Showdown” by Sébastien Bénard. Turn-based games can’t …
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Ludum Dare 41: Treasure Chest #45

Treasure Chest #45
What’s a “Treasure Chest” article? It’s a short text and video compilation of three to five small jam games we really liked for some reason (like core concept, artwork, effort etc.). “Core Dunk” by Steven Miller. Of course, assembly …
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7DRL Challenge 2018: DEAD FACE

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“DEAD FACE” by Jeremiah Reid. “Dodge a whirlwind of bullets and rockets[.] Drive huge, multi-tile mechs or let the mechs fight for you[.] Wield rocket launchers, machine guns, drills, lasers, and flamethowers[.] Stay hidden or push your luck by …
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Ludum Dare 39: Zero Volt X

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“Zero Volt X” by Sébastien Bénard. “Manage your ship power distribution while avoiding thousands of bullets! […] Distribute your generator power to your ship sub-systems. Max out the [s]hield […] to regen[erate] it when you get hit, max out …
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Ludum Dare 38: Treasure Chest #26

Treasure Chest #26
What’s a “Treasure Chest” article? It’s a short text and video compilation of three to five small jam games we really liked for some reason (like core concept, artwork, effort etc.). “tinyarena” by rxi. You have to fight your …
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