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Super Game Jam Episode 4 Out, Trailer Below

Indie devs, for sure.

Super Game Jam continues. The online reality series pairs two indie creators together for 48 hours in order to create a game, films the process, and releases both documentary and resultant game together. Episode four is out now and stars Hotline Miami co-creator Jonatan Söderström and Rymdkapsel creator Martin Jonasson, and their game about underwater something-or-other. There’s a new trailer below.

Isn’t it weird that Jonatan “Cactus” Söderström is now “Hotline Miami co-creator Jonatan Söderström”? I remember when all t’were fields, and his name was prefaced by a handful of strange, experimental games chosen from a list of dozens. I’d still recommend Mondo Agency, Psychosomnium, and Clean Asia! to everyone, but successful careers are an exercise in giving writers simpler ways to introduce you in news posts. This is true also of Nidhogg’s Mark Essen and Super Hexagon’s Terry Cavanagh. See?

Episodes of Super Game Jam ride on the chemistry of each episode’s stars, and the tension wrung from their attempt to make a game within the time limit. Some episodes, making something fun and functional in 48 hours seems like a breeze. Some episodes, it turns out that indie game creators are shy and don’t come out of their shell in front of a camera. I don’t know what this latest episode is like, but whether easy and shy or dramatic and gregarious, I’ve enjoyed every episode I’ve seen so far. There’s an enjoyable intimacy simply in seeing people create things.

Super Game Jam is available through Steam as a series and there’s more information on previous episodes and the last remaining at the series’ own site.

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