Global Game Jam 2020

This year was my fifth time participating in the Global Game Jam and my third time being at my favourite jam site at WERK1 in Munich. Every time I’m going there I’m surprised at how rapidly the area is growing. This year there was a huge new skyscraper being built and also a giant Ferris…

The 10 best IGF 2020 Trailers

This year there were 512 different Trailers¬†for the games that entered the Indie Games Festival Competition. As every year, I watched all of them to find my 10 favourites. I noticed a small uptick in detective and deck-building games. Maybe caused by the Indie hits ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’ and ‘Slay the Spire’? A…

Global Game Jam 2019

This year was the first time that there was a Global Game Jam in Augsburg. Wildfuchs Interactive, a very young game studio located near the city centre, was hosting. There were just 5 members of the studio and me attending, so it was very different from bigger events. We could just make one game and…

The 10 best IGF 2019 Trailers

New year, new Indie Games Festival and 460 new game trailers to watch. There were a little bit less submissions compared to last year, but I found the quality of the games were higher on average. Also some chinese games, which I never noticed before. Would love to see some good indie games coming from…

The 10 best IGF 2018 Trailers

Today is a holiday in Germany and I spend most of the day watching the trailers of all of the IGF (=Independent Game Festival) trailers. This year there were 512¬† game submissions with trailers to the competition, so this took quite a long time and now I’m sick and tiered of ever watching footage of…