Last weekend, the third Game Jam was held at Alpe Adria University in Klagenfurt, Austria. The objective of the event was for small groups to develop a game based on certain criteria within 48 hours. On the final day, the groups were able to present the results of the work they performed during the past two days. Since we were on board this year as a sponsor, there was no way were going to miss the finale 🙂
The topic for the game development was put together from one keyword and two pictures from Rory’s Story Cubes. The result: a combination of the keyword “motion” and the pictures of a fairy and a rice bowl. Further specifications included:
In the end, 8 games all developed based on the criteria named above were presented – but they couldn’t have been any more different. Each group really gave it a lot of thought and put their heart and soul into conceptualizing, designing, and developing their game in those 48 hours. The following games were created:
Following the presentations, all games were available for testing, allowing everyone to see the games for themselves and decide the winner. All attendees had two votes to cast. In the end, there were two 1st place winners and a 3rd place. For this tie, specific criteria were set ahead of time to decide on final placement:
„These are optional criteria your game can match if you want to. If two games end up with equal ranks after voting, the diversifiers make the difference.
In the end, the following three teams came out on top:
1st place: Hokus & Pokus Epic Adventure
2nd place: Rice Rain
3rd place: Don’t trust the fairy
Take a look at our gallery for a glimpse into the exciting weekend. You will find many more pictures here.