The theme for the 2023 Coding Blocks Game Jam has been selected: “Everything is backwards”
We can’t wait to see what you come up with! #cbjam
With Game Ja-Ja-Ja-Jamuary coming up, we discuss what makes a game engine, while Michael’s impersonation is spot-on, Allen may really just be Michael, and Joe already has the title of his next podcast show at the ready.
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We step back to reflect on what we learned from our first game jam, while Joe’s bathroom is too close and Allen taught Michael something (again).
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Voting is closed! We’ve narrowed the list of potential themes down to the following four:
The final theme will be randomly selected precisely on January 21st, 23:59:59:9999 GMT.
You can watch the final drawing on Twitch, and then it’s on like Donkey Kong!
The game jam is coming up in less than two weeks, running January 21st-24th 2021. We’re doing another round of theme voting, and then we’ll pare this list down to the final 4. The final theme will be randomly selected and announced on the day of the competition.
Help us choose please! Voting is closed! The final theme will be chosen on Twitch on January 21st, 23:59:59:99999 GMT
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Sign up anyway and do what feels good to you!
What if I’ve never made a game, or what if I’m a super good game dev?
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We discuss the things we’re excited about for 2021 as Michael prepared for a different show, Joe can’t stop looking at himself, and Allen gets paid by the tip of the week.
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We learn all the necessary details to get into the world of developer game jams, while Michael triggers all parents, Allen’s moment of silence is oddly loud, and Joe hones his inner Steve Jobs.
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