These are the 10 remaining themes narrowed down from the first round. One of these could be the theme for the 29th gm(48), so cast your votes now!
Arcade-style, with a twist
Can't stop moving
Colors are important
Completely ordinary fish
Fish with Toes
Just two buttons
One Button Game
Roll of the Dice

The community finds the theme for the 29th gm(48) through two rounds:

  1. The first round, which runs from 5th January to 12th January, you can suggest up to 3 themes as well as vote for any theme.
  2. The second round, which runs from 12th January to 19th January, 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 29th 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
29th Jan 5 Jan 5, 2019 Jan 12 Jan 12, 2019 Jan 19 Jan 19, 2019 Jan 21 Jan 21, 2019 Feb 4 Feb 4, 2019
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.