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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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Call for exhibitors for the new NGJ15 Games Expo

So, you make games. Or at least you want to make one. That’s a given. I mean, you’re coming to the world’s biggest game jam, so we’d expect you to have a passion for games. But many of you have probably made some games in the past that you probably feel really proud of. Something that you want to show to...

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James Portnow from Extra Credits at NGJ15

Nordic Game Jam participants surely must have seen, or at the very least heard of, the popular Youtube series of Extra Credits. The cartoon-styled videos are well known for sparking thoughtful debate among the videogames industry. With over 200 episodes covering everything from the current revival of roguelike games to design lectures on creating immersive and engaging quests, the series...

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Hostels and couchsurfing – Where to stay during NGJ15?

Many of you have been asking us about where you can stay during Nordic Gamer Jam, and if there would be another couchsurfing ring similar to the ones from the last couple of years. With participants coming from so many different parts of the world, it is important that everyone has not only a great jam experience, but also a...

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