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Handicap Hero
Pirates
Scroll Wheel
Bizarre and unfamiliar
No Offense

Descend

Down you go, deep into a dark underworld.... Or perhaps you are travelling into the bowels of the city to repair a leak, whilst fighting of alligators. Nevertheless, down you go, regardless of theme.
Inspiring words written by the original submitter
Descend is the theme for the 22nd gm(48)

The community finds the theme for the 22nd gm(48) through two rounds:

  1. The first round, which runs from 1st April to 8th April, you can suggest up to 3 themes as well as vote for any theme.
  2. The second round, which runs from 8th April to 15th April, you can't suggest any themes, and you can only vote for the 10 themes selected from the 6 best themes, 2 funniest and 2 most controversial of the first round.

To help organize the rounds and encourage discussion, there will be a stickied post on /r/GameMaker for each of the rounds. The theme for the 22nd gm(48) will be announced on this page, the home page, /r/GameMaker and Twitter (via @tehwave ) when the game jam starts.

The previous gm(48) themes were Castles, Parallel Worlds, Create, Lost, Colorless, Permadeath, Evolution, Minimal, One Minute, Guns that don't shoot Bullets, Stealth, You are the Enemy, Death is Useful, Top Down _____., Endless, Environment as a Weapon, Escape, Space, Only One Level, Risk & Reward, One Health, Descend, Sacrifice, One Shot, One Tool, Many Uses, Helpful But Harmful, Countdown and Companion.

gm(48) 1st Theme – 1st Round 2nd Theme – 2nd Round Starts Ends Results
22nd Apr 1 Apr 1, 2017 Apr 8 Apr 8, 2017 Apr 15 Apr 15, 2017 Apr 17 Apr 17, 2017 May 1 May 1, 2017
The scheduled time for start and end is 00:00 GMT±0. The dates are subject to change. The countdown timers are not synchronized, and may be inaccurate.

Most Controversial

Customization
Pirates
You are the bad guy
Light
Invincible Enemy