LDJAM41 Post-Apocalyptic Turn Based Strategy Text Adventure Bar Tycoon Work In Progress Screenshots

Ludum Dare 41 – Combine 2 Incompatible Genres (Part 1)

This theme is fantastic – it drives creativity. Simply by getting you to juxtapose genres in a particular way to see what doesn’t fit! Then think of idea’s that are achievable in the given time. Repeat until you land on something you think might be fun and wow, it’s already going to be fun simply … Continue reading "Ludum Dare 41 – Combine 2 Incompatible Genres (Part 1)"

UL Gamejam 2 by UL Games Dev Society - Jam, The Game - sponsored by JetBrains and ICT Learning Centre

UL Gamejam 2: Simplicity

For UL Gamejam 2 I joined a team with Dave Ryley and two of his brothers, Brian and Jono Ryley. Dave is a veteran game jam enthusiast, but this was both Brian and Jono’s first experience of a gamejam. Luckily we got a great theme for the first-timers; “Simplicity”. Together we made Jam, The Game. … Continue reading "UL Gamejam 2: Simplicity"

"Rob" a character from a prototype interactive story made during Global Game Jam 2018. Illustration by Cathal Duane.

My Global Game Jam 2018 Post-Mortem

In my previous post, written before the 10th annual Global Game Jam, I mentioned my aims, expectations and excitement about the jam. In this post, I’ve written about the game I worked on at the jam as well as the main struggles faced by the team. More great lessons from just one single weekend! Assembling … Continue reading "My Global Game Jam 2018 Post-Mortem"

Darren's #MeetTheJammer file

Anticipation of Global Game Jam 2018

I’m delighted to be able to attend my 4th Global Game Jam in Galway. I’ll be switching to another game engine for the jam AGAIN – this time I’ll be using Godot Engine instead of Pico-8 (which I have been using these past few months). Since the Previous Global Game Jam I used Godot during … Continue reading "Anticipation of Global Game Jam 2018"