The Problems With A Video Game Reality Show Contract

Yesterday, the game developers community talked about GAME_JAM, a failed reality TV show about game jams. It fell apart for a variety of reasons, all better explained by the links in this article. This blog describes my part of the story, a minor part as I perceived it from the periphery, and includes some important… » 4/01/14 7:15pm 4/01/14 7:15pm

Adventure Time Creator Has Four Game Ideas For Double Fine

Pen Ward's been involved in a couple of games in some way or another, but never quite like this. Thanks to Double Fine's two-week-long game jam—Amnesia Fortnight, aka the reason why Double Fine made Costume Quest, Stacking and others—you'll get to vote on several pitches to see which the developers will prototype,… » 2/06/14 4:30pm 2/06/14 4:30pm

Peter Molydeux Game Jam Expands to Cities Around the Globe

"What Would Molydeux?", the cheekily titled game jam dedicated to the weird and occasionally brilliant ideas of the twitter persona Peter Molydeux, continues to grow. What started as a goof on twitter quickly became a San Francisco event, which expanded to New York and the UK and possibly even convinced the real Peter… » 3/16/12 2:30pm 3/16/12 2:30pm