Nerds Assemble 122: Game Jams and gaming culture, with Jon Brady

This week: Marvel, VR, The Blob, Elder Scrolls Online and game jams and gaming culture, with Jon Brady.

Please join Emily, Paul, Paul, Paul and Jon Brady (author of Global Game Jam: 48 Hours of Persistence, Programming, and Pizza at Scottish Game Jam) as they talk about:

  • Marvel moves to undo over fifty years of comic book history
  • Elder Scrolls Online is dropping subscription only model
  • The Blob is being remade
  • Microsoft HoloLens announced
  • Shadow of Mordor, Community season 1, Shadow Warrior Redux, American sniper, Hyrule Warriors, Millennium comics, Supernatural

And for our feature: we look at the ongoing popularity of Game Jams and current trends within gaming and development culture.

Want to see the sorrowful orc that Jon mentions? Here:

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Header image is “Jam end-product” by Jim Champion, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

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