A quarterly 48 hours GameMaker game jam

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

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Collaborate

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 Thomas Sjerps

This jam is a blast. It's a lot of fun to see your finished game, and you learn a lot about the development process in the meantime!

Thomas Sjerps Coder
The avatar of JustFire45 | Klehrik

This jam was a fun experience, and I look forward to the next GM48!

JustFire45 | Klehrik Adept
The avatar of Yosi

This is a fun game jam with a great community.

Yosi Coder
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 Snowstorm1011

This was my first game jam, and I had a lot of fun! I did a lot more then I could have done normally in a week I think. But anyways, it was a lot of fun, and I'm defiantly going to do another one!

Snowstorm1011 Adept
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 GabMesIRT

GM48's game jams are pretty challenging, as there are a lot of awesome and talented artists, designers and coders who participate in them.

GabMesIRT
The avatar of matharoo

GM48 is always fun because the themes are amazing. This is a jam I'll always look forward to!

matharoo
The avatar of Robertsson

Had lots of fun creating pigmancer. First time creating a game with game maker. Will try to join in on the next GM48 also.

Robertsson Novice
The avatar of RCDv57

Hey look. I actually finished something for once.

RCDv57 Novice
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 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 kbjwes77

Whether you're looking for a tight-knit community, putting your abilities to the test, or simply scratching that game development itch, the GM48 is the definitive GameMaker experience.

kbjwes77 Coder
The avatar of RedShopGames

Excellent game jam for any skill level! This jam really brings out the best in people and allows everyone, including myself, to grow their game development skills! I cannot wait for the next one.

RedShopGames Amateur
The avatar of Ramkey

First game jam competition that can compete with the ludum dare, if you ask me. Had much fun particapating and looking forward to do it again.

Ramkey Coder
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 Gabriel

In my project Countdown is a project in which I have not put all my work, but in The Legend of Princess Kidnap yes. I hope you like it

Gabriel Coder
The avatar of Nik Sudan

Fantastic jam to enter! The community have a great buzz and are really friendly, plus the site is really slick too! I've entered a fair share of jams and this is easily one of the best.

Nik Sudan
The avatar of Lord_404

It was fun to make a game about a kid shooting down an internet company under 48 hours

Lord_404 Intermediate
The avatar of Brandon H Nguyen

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

Brandon H Nguyen Artist

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