I’ve been doing a lot of live-streaming on Twitch.tv, doing various 5- and 15-minute game-making challenges recently. There’s a nice bunch of people that hang out and take part in the chat room, and they mentioned it would be cool if we all got together and jammed at the same time.
Well… Let’s DO JUST THAT!
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th: The first ever JAM O’CLOCK is being held globally! It’s happening at 1pm PST (4pm EST, 9PM London, 8AM Auckland), and we’ll all get together and make a game for exactly 1 HOUR (Hence the name! See, I’m clever!).
That’s Friday, June 8th, from 1pm->2pm PST. Just set aside one hour in your day! That’s all!
I’ll be doing a LiveStream of my 1-hour game on my Twitch.tv account, and we’ll have an official IRC channel up and running too: irc.afternet.org, #JamOClock. (PS: I’m at that IRC channel right now! It’s my normal hangout spot!)
The fine fellows over at Ludum Dare are donating the abuse of their website for our cause, and allowing us to submit any games we choose through their interface. When the time comes, this is the link we’ll use.
I’ll send out some more updates as the date gets closer, and if it’s a success I’ll make it a regular thing (maybe with it’s own website, even!). SEE YOU IN TWO WEEKS!