This jam is now over. It ran from 2017-01-28 01:00:00 to 2017-02-06 04:59:59. View results

Hey hi hello folks! A new year has begun and there's still plenty of time before the convention season takes over, so in the meantime, let's make some wonderful and silly games together! :D

THE THEMES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

  • EAST VS WEST
  • ONE BIG CHOMP

PICK ONE (OR TWO) (OR NONE)!

  • START: January 27th
  • END: February 5th (submit your game before that day is over!)
  • There will be TWO special themes picked from GB staff and community suggestions!
  • Follow one theme, or both! (but if you don't want to follow either that's okay too!)
  • The game should also be somehow related to Giant Bomb
  • Do what you want, but please try not to be too crude or offensive -
    be a Giant Bomber, not a Giant Bummer!

So that's January 27th to February 5th - a little over 9 days total, which includes two weekends. Hopefully that's enough to let as many people as possible make some really cool, really silly games!

OFFICIAL DISCUSSION AND TEAM-UP THREAD ON GIANT BOMB DOT COM

The Themes

The list started being put together when I asked GB folks to submit themes during the 2015 PAX Prime panel, and I've since tracked down everyone else to get a complete set. Dan is off cooldown and has submitted a new one, so there's a chance his idea will be picked again! Here are the themes; two will be chosen!

  • The Community: Johnny V
  • Jeff: East VS West <<<SELECTED THEME
  • Dan: Waluigi's first official Nintendo game
  • Vinny: Italian Pac-Man
  • Jason: Babies
  • Alex: FMV
  • Brad: Dave Lang's Ideal Game
  • Drew: (on a 1-jam cooldown)
  • Rorie: One Big Chomp <<<SELECTED THEME

Good luck, and check out this thread on the Giant Bomb forums for the latest updates!

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YouTube version now live! A wonderfully dumb FMV Giant Bomb fan game.
Adventure
Are you a bad enough Duder to save Dan Ryckert?
Action
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Try to escape the chomp of one Matthew Rorie.
Platformer
Play in browser
Giant Rom 4 submission
Adventure
A neo-noir set in 20XX New York.
Play in browser
A short game made for the Giant ROM 4 game jam.
Platformer
GIF
A day in the life of Matt Rorie
Action
Chomp 'till ya die!
Action
Help Dan Ryckert get to Taco Bell.
Rescue the Giant Bomb crew from the grips of GameBomb's terrible machinations!
Action
GIF
Created in 8 days for the #GiantROM4
Action
Prototype of an FPS in Unreal 4
A Giant Bomb themed RPG.
Rpg
My submission for Giant Rom 4 Game Jam!
Action
Defend the Giant Bomb fleet from the evil space Lobsters
Play in browser
For Giant Bomb
Adventure
YOU MUST FEED THE RYKERT
Shooter
Play in browser
Like an FPS, but you're shooting pictures of cute animals.
Action
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A game of Pogs made for the Giant Rom game jam 2017.
Simulation
Defend San Francisco from Lang Bot!
Action
A GiantBomb spin on Mario Party
Simulation
W+E - Giant ROM 4 gamejam game
Not enough CoD, 0/10 -IGN
Sports
Submission for Giant ROM 4 Jam
Platformer
A goofy light strategy game
Strategy
My Giant ROM 4 entry, mainly for Alt+F1 listeners!​​
Action
Copyright 1990
Strategy
Hastily Made Co-op FF with GB Crew
East vs. West. Dan vs. Jason. And Loser Leaves Town.
Action
a multiplayer rhythm mess featuring the Giant Bomb crew
Play in browser
The hey it works version
Action
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GIF
A PSX era doom style nightmare
Action
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Puppyland built for Giantrom4
Play in browser
Giant Rom 4
Play in browser
Save your friends city by destroying it!
Action
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prototype chomping simulator
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GiantROM4 - Rescue Rorie from WaDan and GiantBEast's Party Wagon
Action
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As Solid Scanlon, you must destroy terminals with the Nikita Missile launcher.
Action
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It's a dog chomping frenzy!
Poke around inside the carcass of a dead game!