This jam is now over. It ran from 2018-04-14 01:00:00 to 2018-04-17 01:00:00. View results

COME ON AND SLAM!

AND WELCOME TO THE JAM!

Goal

  • Build a playable pixel art game in 72 hours!
  • Doesn't need to be polished, just functional.

Rules

  • Follow the theme (announced at the start, see below)
  • Pixel graphics (8 or 16-bit eras is fine)
  • Create your own assets
    • No pre-generated assets
    • Make your own art
    • Make your own sound effects
    • Make your own music
  • No 18+ content, keep this safe for work
  • No copyright infringement
  • Your game must be free to play or download until the voting period has ended
  • Your game must be Windows or Browser playable.
  • Maximum team size is 4
  • Make something awesome and have fun!

Voting

  • 4 judges and all submitters and contributors can vote on your game
  • There are certain voting categories to vote on:
    • Mechanics - How does your game feel to play?
    • Originality - Is this a clone of an existing game or something weird and unique?
    • Replayability - One and done, or do you give players a reason to come back and keep playing?
    • Retro Graphics - How awesome does your game look?
    • Retro Sound - How awesome does your game sound (this includes music)?
    • Fits the Theme - How well does your game fit the theme?

Prize

  • Winner gets bragging rights!

Theme

The theme is speed running. Make a game where players can compete to finish your game as fast as possible!

GOTTA GO FAST!!

Jam Theme Song

Questions?

Ask in our Discord, we have a #game-jam text channel.

Make a topic in the community.

If you're looking for an engine, check out Pico-8 and TIC-80.

Good luck and have fun!

All submissions
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Browser playable (2)
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Windows (6)
macOS (2)
Linux (2)

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GIF
An 8-bit platformer made in 72 hours
Platformer
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Be fast, be precise and find your way through the maze-platformer-thingy...
Platformer
As an experiment gone wrong, escape the Laboratory.
Strategy
You've tried the best, now try the rest!
Platformer
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This grandpa need to rise to the top.
Platformer
Race to the top inside a well!
Platformer
You have been imprisoned inside Perlsea Keep, you must make your escape!
Action