Monthly Archives: May 2014

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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Game Jam: Day 3

Today was the third and final day of my first ever game jam, and I can say without a doubt that this has truly been an enriching experience. Something that really surprised me was the difference in level of experience … Continue reading

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Day 6: International Man of Mystery

WARNING: First two paragraphs are postmortem stuff. Today concluded the game jam, where I learned many important lessons working on short group projects. The biggest and most costly mistake I made at the game jam was not getting enough sleep. … Continue reading

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Game Jam Debrief

As I expected, things got┬ámuch┬ámore fast-paced as the game jam proceeded. Especially during the last day, everyone had to kick things into overdrive; of the four songs I wrote for the game, two were composed in their entirety & one … Continue reading

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Game Jam

At the time of writing, we’re on the final day and I’ve slept accidentally for maybe an hour after I went back to the hotel to shower. Bear with me, since I’ve had some drinks, some food, and… yeah. Tired. … Continue reading

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Day 5: International Man of Mystery

If I can remember correctly, day 5 was comprised entirely of the game jam. I arrived at the gameslab at 10:00 am which was the time our group decided on meeting yesterday. For the entirety of the day I worked … Continue reading

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Day 5: Day 2 of the Game Jam

So far, the Game Jam is working out pretty well. My group, the Something’s Wrong team, worked out a basic concept for our game and then divvied up the work for each team member. I am currently working on some … Continue reading

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Game Jam Continues

It is 4am and I have just returned to my hotel room to try and get any amount of sleep I can. There were still a lot of people at the lab when I left. I commend them for that. … Continue reading

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Game Jam: Day 2

It was incredibly difficult to get the day started this morning. Perhaps this was due to the fact that I did not get much sleep, but it took all my strength to make it to the Game Jam this morning. … Continue reading

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Thursday – Game Jam Day One

And the game jam begins. A few things took me off guard as far as the game jam is concerned: We are working in groups We are working in large groups We have few intersections of expertise I feel there … Continue reading

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