Category Archives: Game Jam

05/29 – 05/31 (Jammed)

<– Making the toast –> The long awaited day! Although my game jam experience was at one prior to this day, I was still super pumped. The game jam was scheduled to start at 14:00 in order to give everyone … Continue reading

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Studio Visit One: King.Com

We dropped in on the year-old Berlin studio office of King, the company that brought you, among other things, the monolithic Candy Crush, with 113 million players.  The office has 20 employees and some are working on a new game … 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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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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Saturday, May 31st – 1.5 hours of sleep & Games Jam Ending

So on Saturday I didn’t get much sleep and I think the sleep I did get was my demise. I got 1.5 hours of sleep, which only lead me to be more tired throughout the day. As far as productivity … Continue reading

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Friday, May 30th – Pixel Art & Coffee

So today was much better in terms of getting stuff done. I was able to learn at lot about Pixel Art the day prior, and managed to make a ton of headway today. I found a lot of inspiration online … Continue reading

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Thursday May 29th – Games Jam & Games Jam

So today was the beginning of the Games Jam, which would turn out to be a tun of fun. This was the first day, and we started off using some time in our regular teams coming up with ideas for … 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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Game Jam Days 1, 2, 3 – Something’s Wrong

I’m doing all the posts for 20140529 through 20140531 together since their main event was continous throughout those days. On Thursday I got up for breakfast then took a nap.  It was going to be a long few days and … Continue reading

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