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Celebrating the #NGJ15 winners!

NGJ15 Audience Choice Award winners Gianfranco Dbeis, Schönau, Balázs Rónyai and Milan Grajetzki Let’s start with the most obvious: Nordic Game Jam 2015 was a huge success! With a total of 731 participants, we sure filled the Aalborg University Copenhagen buildings to the max. We’ve heard from many of you that you had a blast with the talks, the group...

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Streaming the Final Presentation

Hi peeps, as you already know, we will be doing our Final Presentations in The View! We’ve setup a good (*crossing fingers*) streaming solution to the following rooms. So if you do not fin yourself a spot(please let the finalist project get first priority) in The View go here: The Slope (Auditorium) The Edge 1 (down the long hall straight...

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LOGO SHOP IS BACK!!!!!

Who you tryin’ to get crazy with ese? Don’t you know I’m loco? The Tyrannic Threesome has set up right across the Infodesk in Midgard building, and they’ll be super happy if you’d swing by to make a request for a nice logo for your game! The Logo Shop has an important note in regards to this… =) “Hey jammers,...

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“All your hologram are belong to us…”

Realfiction has been amazing sponsors and they have also been super kind and have given the jam a version of their new Dreamoc HD3. It can be found on the Asgard side(same as the Tea House), on the third floor. Go try it! With the help of awesome technology and some “smoke and mirrors”-techniques the HD3 projects holographic images. What...

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Feel the Keynote: Steve Swink at #NGJ15

Coming from Tempe, Arizona, USA… we have this year’s Nordic Game Jam keynote speaker… STEVE SWINK! Wait… what? You’re not surprised? You’re saying you saw that on Twitter already? It might have been this person here who leaked it… Back in CPH after an awesome weekend in Brussels for FOSDEM. Now housing @SteveSwink, giving the keynote talk at upcoming @NordicGameJam! — Shawn...

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Kiloo are now hiring – come join their team!

Kiloo aim to hire the most talented and creative individuals in the business, putting them ahead of the competition. Your talent, expertise and flair for what makes a great game is what they are looking for, when developing the most cutting edge games for the mobile platform. You will work with professionals who commit to excellence every day and now they’d like...

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Chris, Rayman and difficulty in games

If you’ve ever released a game before, you’ve probably faced the troubling situation in which you have a hard time balancing the difficulty of your game. How do you make sure players will be able to eventually complete the game, yet give them a sizeable challenge? How do you make sure they don’t quit in frustration? That’s what Chris McEntee, Game Content Director...

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The return of Jonas Antonsson: What if we’re The Sims?

He’s back, and with a vengeance! After his successful talk at Nordic Game Jam 2014, Jonas Antonsson, Icelandic “serial entrepeneur” / “crazy person” with over 10 years of experienced in the videogames industry, he is back at Nordic Game Jam once again for a bigger and better talk for 2015. Titled “What if we’re The Sims?“,  Jonas proposes the following...

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Don’t let the jam start without a good party first

The Copenhagen Game Collective definitely knows how to organize great parties, which is why in they’ve been in charge of the usual Nordic Game Jam Pre-Party event for years now. But this time they have outdone themselves, with an outstanding line-up of artists and a new cool venue that will host this year’s “All the Rave – Nordic Game Jam...

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