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Paderborner is a Little Bittersweet

(Psst, Jacobs, there’s no actual academic content in this post) So I’m a few days behind, but I wanted to write a short post about Sunday at least. Sunday, the game jam was over and we finally had time to … Continue reading

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Game… Over

Sergej, not Serj..? Game Jam’s done. Time to sleep- Oh, no time to eat and hang out until MIDNIGHT. The Jam finally ended, and thank goodness. I don’t think Sergej, Julian and I would have lasted much longer. The final … Continue reading

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Sunday June 1st – Picnics & Lack of Flunkyball

So today was our last day in Paderborn. We got to spend a majority of it with a large number of the German students we saw throughout the week that we weren’t necessarily going to be able to see after … Continue reading

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Transformer, More than Meets the Eye

So this is going to be my super long recap of the game jam. I’ll write about Sunday in a short post after this. Although, it contains very little of what Jacobs wants from us, I know the German students … Continue reading

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Day 7: International Man of Mystery

The main goal of this day was for us to recover from the game jam. The plan was to meet at 2 PM with the German students to go to a park to relax for the day. I heard there … Continue reading

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Picnic

I was really excited that we were able to sleep in today. I woke up for breakfast and went right back to sleep. Although I was able to get plenty of sleep, I was still feeling ill this morning. Luckily … Continue reading

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Day 7: Last Day in Paderborn

Today was really great. The day started off with me waking up from a Game Jam-induced coma (game ideas kept dancing around in my head). I think I was able to get about 14 straight hours of sleep. After successfully … Continue reading

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Ich danke ihnen vielmals!

As an infrequent bystander and non-participant in the Game Jam I can report that it went really well.  After hanging out together for a couple of days the students had really gotten to do some bonding and worked well together.  … Continue reading

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Presenting to King

I’m very excited!My team’s game “Space Buddies” got selected to show to King.com!I am very proud of all the work we did. Of course I wish more of the artwork we did got implemented into the final game, but I … Continue reading

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Day 6: Last day of the Game Jam

Today proved to be pretty brutal. After staying up all night to re-adjust my images – so that they were cohesive with the other backgrounds, I still found myself struggling to get the game graphics to look professional/usable. Even though … Continue reading

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