The game reviews have been tallied, and the Winner is Parse-O-Rythm,
by Sup3r87 & Logan K.
This hypnotic rythm game is beautiful, juicy, and has a fantastic soundtrack to play along with. It's clear right away once you start playing why everyone loved it, so definitely check this one out if you haven't yet.
Here are some other game jam entries that deserve a special mention:
by ThatBoxLion 2nd Place Winner Passing Through is a charming little game that looks and sounds great, and did a really good job of using the theme in a creative way.
by JR01 & BMarzi 3rd Place Winner Phaser Paradox at first looks like a straightforward shooter, but has a twist that both fits the theme and makes the gameplay unique. The overall concept being explored has some really interesting potential.
by Todorrobot Honorary Mention
Match the names of all 52 girls with their pixel art portraits in 52 Girls by Todorrobot. Lots of attention to detail and a retro feel make the interactions more fun.
by HuckleBerry + cregerBot Honorary Mention
I have no idea how to pronounce it, but this game is just really fun to play around with. I spent a bunch of
time playing it in the intro tutorial level and goofing around with the basic interaction before I even realized that there was an actual game attached to it. Weird and fun.
by Recryptech Honorary Mention
More of a demo than a complete game, and accessing the gameplay is a bit of a puzzle, but it's definitely
worth trying. I'd love to play this as a more complete game.
As usual, I really have no idea. In medicine, they're called "Side Effects".
Economists and sociologists call them "Unanticipated Consequences". It's just
stuff that happens as a result of your actions or decisions that maybe you didn't want,
or didn't expect.
Here are some quotes to help get your creativity flowing:
What's a Flowjam?
Flowjam is a competition where everyone gets a limited time (two weeks) to
create a complete game from start to finish, based around a single theme.
The theme will be announced when the game jam begins, make sure to wait until the theme is announced to create your game!
This year the Flowjam will begin on December 28th, 2023 12pm (noon) EST. Submissions will
close and judging begins on January 11th, 2024 11:50pm EST.
Remember to come back and review all the games after you enter!
Making games is fun! Also, this is a chance to challenge yourself to try
new ideas, improve your skills, and possibly win a new game console :)
Who can enter?
Anyone, from anywhere. Feel free to collaborate and help each other, but only one prize will be awarded.
Entrants outside the U.S. will be responsible for any Customs or other fees incurred.
Don't create your game until the theme is announced! - on December 28th, 2023 12pm (noon) EST - the game creation time is listed under each game.
Your game can include any art or music you have legal permission to use, but anything not created by you during the jam should be listed in the game's description.
Submissions will be closed on January 11th, 2024 11:50pm EST
All entrants can vote on the game submissions to select the winner, and Grazer will have the final say on the official winner in case of a tie.
Only games created using Flowlab can be submitted
No purchase necessary - free accounts are welcome and encouraged to submit games!
Theme How well the game adhered to and used the theme
Fun How fun the game is to play
Art How does the game look and sound
Creativity How unique are the graphics, the mechanics, and the overall design
Tips to make your entry more appealing
Screenshot or make an Interesting Cover for your game. This will lead more eyes to your submission.
(P.S.: Make sure the most important things like the title of your game and the main subject aren't cropped.)
If your game doesn't have a tutorial, leave all the controls in the description in a clear way.
Add background music and sounds. Audio is extremely important to the feel of your game.
Add a menu or title screen to make the game feel more polished and complete
Add a background. You can change the background color on the "Game Levels" Panel.
If you have an upgraded account, you can use the "Edit Page Theme" button to make it more personal.