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…

Global Game Jam 2017

I’m very glad that I managed to participate at this year’s Global Game Jam in Ansbach. The company Tradabyte did a great job hosting the game jam and I got to try out the HTC Vive, which was a very memorable experience. But first of all I worked with an awesome team and we made a fun…

Fjordsss Map (Spoilers!)

I recently finished Fjords. It’s an interesting game that makes you feel like a real hacker. You will summon doors, deactivate waterfalls and glitch your way through a mountain. I spend a lot of time mining pizza and making a map. Recommended!

Wohnzimmer-Jam #1: Ippatsu

Instead of dressing up and going to some Halloween party, I used the weekend for typical nerd things: I met up with two fellow game developers (@oh_krapp @dfelber) and together we created the fastest multiplayer game I’ve ever played. Our initial gamejam topic was forest, but the game is probably more aptly described by the word “bloodbath”.…