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    Hack-a-Jam Competition in 1 Day!!!

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    July 13th, 2012 11:23 am

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    Hey everyone! I am glad to announce that the second Hack-a-Jam will be starting on July 14, and I am your host. There is only 1 day left until a theme is released, and the comp starts!

    The Hack-a-Jam is a gaming jam that is different from others. Instead of one overall winner, there is an infinite amount of categories that you can win in, and there will always be multiple winners. Here are some examples of categories you can win in:

    Best Graphics
    Best Audio
    Most extra items (dev logs, etc.)
    Most Creative
    Most Glitch-free
    Longest Game
    Shortest Game
    Hardest Game
    Easiest Game
    Best themed
    Most fun game

    The amount of time given in the jam is voted on by the community, along with the theme. You can submit themes, and most of them will be sent to the Polls section, where others can vote on themes.

    The Hack-a-Jam logo

    By winning, you will get a badge and bragging rights, along with your name listed on the website permanently as a winner. When this jam gets to be huge, you will be really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really famous! The rules are not very restricted, as the jam is purely for fun:

    1. All game content must be created within the set time. Note: You can use other music, placeholder graphics, etc. as long as you are allowed to!
    2. Your game is not required to follow the theme, but would greatly improve your chances of winning. Unless every other game is not following the theme, it is almost guaranteed that your game won’t win anything.
    3. You must work alone, and you must create everything included in the game.
    4. All game creation tools are permitted, such as GameMaker, Photoshop, Flash, Paint, etc. Note: By game creation tools, I mean any tools that can be used to create your game.
    5. All game extensions/DLLs are permitted. If you want to make it multiplayer (if you are using GameMaker), go ahead and use 39dll.

    The second Hack-a-Jam takes place on July 14, in 1 day, so you should sign up now! Good luck everyone!

    2 Responses to “Hack-a-Jam Competition in 1 Day!!!”

    1. MadGnomeGamer says:

      Can I make a suggestion? Include some really zany themes to attract people’s attention and pique their interest. Like:

      Smallest Amount of Code
      Most Pychadellic Visuals
      Most Objects On Screen Without Crashing
      Most Suggestive Content Without Crossing The Line

    2. Should those be possible prizes? That would attract more attention. Well, I am going to redo alot of the website’s text, so I will remember this. Thanks!

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