A quarterly 48 hours GameMaker game jam

The gm(48) is a fun casual community event for all GameMaker developers

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Join a team to pool your skills, so you can make games together

Create

You will learn and grow as a developer by participating

Compete

Find out how your game compares to the rest and win prizes

Critique

Play, rate and write constructive criticism & insightful feedback

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The avatar of battleZays

This is a great game jam. I joined this game jam when i was only 2 weeks into coding, and i enjoyed every second.

battleZays
The avatar of Maytch

I had a great time on this game jam. I found out about it the morning it started by a post on /r/gamemaker, so I'd like to thank the organisers for putting the word out there.

Maytch Artist
The avatar of Maximilian

Was very fun and learned a lot about common mistakes I make

Maximilian Coder
The avatar of Validated Drip

I learnt a lot about time management and design. It was a lot of fun and I will be back next round!

Validated Drip Coder
The avatar of drooms.

The Jam was a lot of fun! One tip I can give to future participants: Nail down what you want to do as quickly as possible! If you don't, it might come around later and bring unwanted trouble!

drooms. Artist
The avatar of Robert

It was a gloomy theme for me, and looking back it was fun to make, especially the voice stuff! :D

Robert Artist
The avatar of adrian09_01

Loved the jam. Teaming up and making something great in 48 hours (with some sleep) was a great experience. If you make stuff in Game Maker, this is the jam for you.

adrian09_01 Coder
The avatar of anzaazna

I certainly learnt quite a bit about making games and am excited for the next game jam.

anzaazna Novice
The avatar of Lone

Joining gm(48) has been a great experience.

I think Simon Milfred and I make a robust team and we have so much fun.

Will do it again!

Lone Designer
The avatar of Ivanbje

Great way to practice your skills. Creativity through restriction is a great way to come up with good ideas.

The reviews are also good and give fair criticism that helps you improve.

Ivanbje Coder
The avatar of Iodine

I got called in to make SFX because the musician originally on the team didn't want to do it. I spent 30 minutes in bfxr and with my sound libraries making some effects. 10/10 fun experience

Iodine Musician
The avatar of Nick Ver Voort

I had a great time participating in gm(48) number 30. I was lucky and everything just seemed to gel. This is my first successful game jam with Game Maker so I was happy it went well!

Nick Ver Voort Advanced
The avatar of WangleLine 🌸

This is the best GameDev related event I have ever had the honor to participate in. I had a blast working on the games and it's an experience no one should miss :D

WangleLine 🌸 Expert
The avatar of Toemking

First GM48 was very over ambitious and it turned out to be a hot mess. Met some very nice people and will hopefully work with them in the future

Toemking
The avatar of SuperGamersGames

This platform is great for seeing what is possible in 48 hours. Making Color Pickers help point out some issues I run into when making games.

SuperGamersGames Coder
The avatar of nuzcraft

Participating in the jam was a lot of fun, I really enjoyed seeing enthusiastic updates from great creators who were jamming at the same time I was.

nuzcraft Novice
The avatar of PepePm

First time in Gm48. Really tough for me and my team because we had been too ambitious and the low experience didn't help! Anyway, very funny, I will participate again.

PepePm Intermediate
The avatar of Grey M.

This project was a lot of fun. I streamed a good majority of my development and had a lot of fun doing so. The drive and push it gives you to make a full, complete project is very valuable.

Grey M. Artist
The avatar of Brandon H Nguyen

Drawing sprites is fun so it's a good experience. :)

Brandon H Nguyen Artist
The avatar of Jonathan Ouf

Participating in GM48 was great! I've never felt this motivated to make something ever before. I'm definitely going to try and participate in future GM48s.

Jonathan Ouf Expert
The avatar of Seltzy

I participate in GM48 as often as I can! Every time I learn something new and improve! It's always nice to complete a project and receive feedback from the community. 10/10 would recommend.

Seltzy Expert

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