Why we need it

gm(48)

The gm(48) is a quarterly 48 hours GameMaker game jam from the community of /r/GameMaker . It is organized and kept up to date by Peter 'tehwave' Jørgensen, who also pays for the website and its upkeep.

In the past, the website was a part of a shared server deal, which meant a low monthly bill, but limited resources. As the gm(48) grows, so does the need for more memory, better processing and larger storage space. The website has crashed before due to the large influx of submissions.

We continue to upgrade the website as the need grows, and right now, it is just capable of keeping up with the large demand of the many participants that we see every gm(48). The new website costs $25 every month, a total of $300 for a year – not including any additional fees. If every developer of the last gm(48) donated the price of a coffee, we will have covered the costs for another 3.69 editions of the gm(48).

If the website went down, we'd lose the amazing 1068 games available for any one to freely download and play. The constructive criticism and ratings given by 3161 users would be lost to history.

The 30th gm(48) could be the last.


Keep the gm(48) running

What we've made possible

What you think of us

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!

It was interesting. I was able to develop the game for the first time in less than 48 hours. I liked my idea and I think that someday I'll finish this game to the end. It's a pity that I did not have time to make a sound and a better graphics for the game. But it's okay. Someday I'll learn to do it even faster. Thanks for this jam. Now I realized that developing games is fun and interesting.

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

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Thank you for your support, – Peter "tehwave" Jørgensen

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Contributions

We would like to give thanks to the following persons for their contributions to our game jam

  • Veralos
  • THTerra
  • Bakufreak
  • Blokatt
  • Juju
  • toothsoup
  • Cajoled
  • username303
  • Rohbert
  • hypnozizziz
  • damimp
  • ...and many others.

The continued support from the community warm our hearts. Thank you.