Tagged: Talks

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Talk: Do’s and Don’t for Disruptive Delight

The games industry is going through a golden age. Never before has there been a mass market audience hungry to play as well as the amazing tools which allow designers to realise their wildest dreams; but also never before has the competition been so difficult and discovery so elusive. Oscar...

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Why hard core mobile games just might work

Do you have a smartphone at hand? Then unlock it for a second. Come on, take a look at it! Now tell me: how many of the games you have installed feature cutesy graphics or social experiences that cater to everyone? We wouldn’t be surprised if the majority of your...

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Adriaan de Jongh: All Your Games are the Same

It’s time for more talks announcements! Today we’re happy to reveal that Adriaan de Jongh, best known for his International Games Festival nominated iPad game Fingle (for the Nuovo award for most innovative), will be giving a talk at Nordic Game Jam during the Friday series of talks before the event kick-off....

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Kvasir Games and how to make a board game in 48 hours

Just like last week we gave you the story of the success of one of Nordic Game Jam 2013’s digital games, now it’s time to talk about the success of one of last year’s board games, Wanted: Igor! The group, formed by Kristín Guðmundsdóttir, Ioana Marin, Anders Lystad Brevik, Tróndur Justinussen, and...

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5 Students, One Game Jam, a Stikbold Game

Every year we see some great games coming out of Nordic Game Jam. Many of them become an amazing showcase for participant’s portfolios. But others become much more: their teams continue to actively develop the game. That was the case of last year’s “Most Fun Game” winner Stikbold, which is...

People start to arrive! – Nordic Game Jam videoblog #1

People start to arrive! – Nordic Game Jam videoblog #1

We will be liveblogging the entire game jam this year! Do you have anything cool you want to show to the world? Tell your friends and family how great being here is? Then catch either Anchel Labena or Samuel Walz around the venue and we might feature you in one...

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Come watch the 48 Hour Games documentary with us

Here’s a proposal: take a virtual tour of Nordic Game Jam BEFORE Nordic Game Jam 2013 starts! If you’ve been following the news you will have probably heard of the 48 Hour Games interactive documentary by Suvi Andrea Helminen, where the viewer becomes a player going through the different paths from the...

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