Oh no! You missed final weekend’s Ludum Dare sport jam! (Okay, I missed Ludum Dare and sure I’m nonetheless salty about it.) If solely there was a way you could possibly see all the upcoming sport jams and their dates. PSA: You may with the itch.io Jam Tracker.
The itch.io Jam Tracker is separated out into 2 essential sections: a horizontal scrolling calendar and a randomly ordered grid of upcoming sport jams. On the highest half of the web page you should utilize the calendar to see which jams are occurring throughout your most well-liked time window and the way totally different jams overlap. That is helpful for scheduling and jam hosts can put up their occasions as far into the longer term as they like.
If timing isn’t your concern you’ll be able to take a look at the underside half of the web page which lists out all the present and upcoming jams alongside a host-supplied icon. This offers you a greater sense of what every jam is about and may also help excite your creativity. For those who use each halves of this web page you must refill your jam schedule very quickly.
For those who nonetheless don’t know the place to go, listed here are a handful of upcoming jams that pique our curiosity:
I firmly imagine within the energy of mashups. There’s one thing distinctive to the twenty first century in taking dissonant components and altering their context to create model new artwork. As an increasing number of of our inventive historical past and tradition turns into accessible by way of the web and outdoors of its authentic setting I can solely see mashups changing into extra prevalent. Now we have now the Mashup jam to assist deliver this aesthetic sense to our gaming medium. The jam begins on April thirtieth and runs for two weeks so you have got loads of time to prepare for the jam.
Illustration is essential to us at itch.io. We intentionally select to characteristic numerous creators and tasks on our website and weblog, and now we get to characteristic a various sport jam. Queerly Representing the Underrepresented is a sport jam that asks individuals to discover gender and sexuality by way of growing video games. Moreover, entries within the jam have the potential to be proven on the Freeplay Indie Video games Competition. Queerly Representing the Underrepresented begins on April thirtieth.
Alright I’m just a little biased about this one as I’m on the judging panel, however the #museumjam is one thing I’m fairly happy with. This one isn’t a lot of a sport jam as it’s a jam for discrete artwork tasks that can later be added to this yr’s digital artwork museum The Zium Museum 2. Any modeled or audio artwork is welcome on this jam and could possibly be immortalized in an superior 3D area. The jam is ending quickly so be certain that to get your items submitted by April thirtieth.
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