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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Friendship Jam: Dear Toki

Screenshot of "Dear Toki"
“Dear Toki” by Timmie Wong. “Write letters to connect with a long-lost friend.” When you ever moved into another town or just came to a new stage of your life, I bet you recognize this feeling: You really want …
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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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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 43: Colors of Your World

Screenshot of "Colors of Your World"
“Colors of Your World” by Timmie Wong & Kat Jia. “A short platforming adventure. Sacrifices must be made to progress. What will become of your world?” From a game mechanical as well as aesthetic point of view, this platformer is …
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Ludum Dare 34: Grow Your Love

Screenshot of "Grow Your Love"
“Grow Your Love” by Timmie Wong & Kat Jia. “A short collection of games about their growing love.” That one really touched my heart. It’s like a “Wario Ware”-esque collection of all the sweet moments of young love: Creating a …
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Ludum Dare 29: Ripple Runner

Screenshot of "Ripple Runner"
“Ripple Runner” by Timmie Wong. “Run through 3 levels, using your water-bending “ripple” ability. Obstacles are synced to the music! If you were a fan of Bit.trip Runner, you’ll love this!” Yup, he’s completely right: I love this. Every …
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