GGJ Archives 2009-2012


Go, Fat Hamster, Go! -- Game Video and Time Trial Challenge!

Jordan White

Our programmer can beat the game in three minutes. Can you beat that?

Retrospective on 2010 Global Game Jam


My retrospective thoughts on the 2010 Global Game Jam can be found on my regular blog: http://edubois.wordpress.com/2010/02/01/global-game-jam-retrospective/

Go, Fat Hamster, Go! -- Project Hamster is FINISHED and UPLOADED!

Jordan White

Our game is done! Check it out here:


Here is the background story that we could not upload in a read-me in time, just for your pleasure:

Our Story Begins...

Project Hamster -- 1:47pm EST

Jordan White

Production Update!

Programming: We have the core game completely finished and we are now just ironing out the kinks in errors, expanding some gameplay elements, ect.

Background Artist: All backgrounds have been done since yesterday. Also did the Opening and Ending images.

Object Artist: All objects are now done. Thinking about introducing one more object in as a power up.

Concept Artist: Finishing up short title card that shows how to play the game.

Project Hamster -- 6:12am EST

Jordan White

Production Update!

Programming: We have active physics and game play working, found new physic play that makes game chalanging without too many traps. More work to do. Hope to have basic game done before tonight ends.

Background Artist: All backgrounds are done!

Object Artist: Most objects are done.

Concept Artist: Finishing up opening and closing cut scenes.

Audio (Me): All music and sound effects are DONE!

Projects Completion Estimate -- 75%

The Global Game Jam Game Jam Maze Game

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Only Flash Enabled Mobiles
Short Introduction: 
Implemented in only 24 HOURS of the 46 hour time limit!!! What deception will you discover in The Global Game Jam Game Jam Maze Game? Flash or Game Maker? Why not both? In classic Duke Nukem fashion, tech gets the better of us, builds are unfinished but represent what we wanted to achieve and at least are playable.

Submitted at Newport (Wales)

Project Hamster -- 1:16am EST

Jordan White

Production Update!

Programming: We have approved concept of physic simulation. Programmer is just heading out now form his collage to join us in person.

Background Artist: Background Artist working at steady pace, has a couple of backgrounds drawn and colored. Doing very good job.

Object Artist: Hamster is finished as well as a few other environmental objects. Working on falling fruit.

Concept Artist: Managing team while doing sound. Approved new idea that the hamster is a round, physics based object.

Project Hamster -- 11:45am EST

Jordan White

Project Hamster's game design was finalized last night. We are working on assets today.

Programming: Programmer has done progress on randomization. Will be coming in later to do program implementation of game objects.

Background Artist: Background Artist already has three background variations all to scale.

Object Artist: Hamster WAS finished but due to an error and a lack of saving we lost the data. Artist now re-creating hamster.

Concept Artist: Working on end level cut scene with co-designer.

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