Game jams! They’re pretty great, though personally I prefer a nice home-made game chutney. It takes all sorts, mind, and I’ll concede that jam’s a lot better spread on toast than a chunky old chutney. Also game chutneys aren’t a thing, I guess. Game jams, such as next month’s AdventureJam, very much are, of course.
The brief is wonderfully inviting: participants should create games that “embody the spirit of adventure”. That might mean your classic point and click adventure games, text parser or IF adventures, or any of the many modern spins on the adventure game concept.
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