Top Video Game Podcast #204 – Giff It Out of Your System

Justin says goodbye to childless Justin. Both Justin’s happily wave goodbye to Senator Leland Yee and to asshat game jam producers. But Justin won’t give up on those ET cartridges no matter what Justin says. Plus Alien, Mercenary Kings, and more. Top Video Game Podcast – Gaming topics worth talking about according to the Horrible Night staff… Continue reading

Asylum Jam Challenges a Different Kind of Trope

I stumbled across an article while browsing Joystiq the other day about a game jam with a very unique premise. Asylum Jam will take place October 11th through the 13th and will challenge players to create a horror game without falling back on tropes dealing with mental illness. This includes things like insane asylums, psychiatric wards and… Continue reading

Part 2 of a Game Jam Based on a Satirical Representation of a Developer Will Use Real Developer’s Quotes as Themes

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The first MolyJam was a game jam that tasked developers with making video games based off of the ideas of Peter Molydeux, the Twitter account that parodied Peter Molyneux and his outside the box ideas. This year, they’ve upped the ante a bit by requiring developers to make games based on actual Peter Molyneux quotes… Continue reading

NASA, Game Jams, and the Wizard of Oz

Aside from Twue Wuv, there are only two things more awesome than video games: dinosaurs and NASA. Although I’m convinced that the entire organization must  be filled with some of the most humble people on the planet (they landed a car on Mars with an annual budget of 0.48% of total Federal expenditure and refrained… Continue reading