A 48-hour gamemaking frenzy at this year's Fantastic Fest will feature Pendleton Ward's "Adventure Time" series.
Interested in a game making challenge? Fantastic Fest is inviting game creators to participate in a 48 hour gamemaking frenzy. Get the details here.
Each September the Alamo Drafthouse hosts the largest genre film festival in the U.S., Fantastic Fest, which specializes in horror, science fiction, fantasy, and cult films from the world over. The week-long cinematic event features special film screenings, themed events, screenings with directors and actors, rare and cult film programming, and tons of special surprises. One of the most recent features of Fantastic Fest is the Fantastic Fest Arcade, an impressive array of independent games set up for the public to play at the Highball during the Fest's opening weekend.
This year, in addition to the playable arcade, Fantastic Fest is sponsoring a Gamemaking Frenzy. Much like the Filmmaking Frenzy, Fantastic Fest Arcade is giving game makers an opportunity to develop their own game using an experimental gaming platform featuring Pendleton Ward's "Adventure Time" series.
From the Drafthouse's official release:
"Pen is no stranger to the Drafthouse, he recently came down for a marathon night of amazing rainbow food, "Adventure Time" cartoons, and Mondo posters. He's also no stranger to videogames, and he gave us his special blessing to throw this event.
The gamemaking frenzy will start the night of September 14th and go for 48 hours straight. Game creators around the world can sign up in advance at the new experimental BMO game jam platform made specially for this event- http://adventuretimegamejam.com."
The challenge is open to any independent game makers, and the best locally created games using the BMO game platform will be available for the public to play at the Fantastic Fest Arcade located at the Highball. For more information check out the Fantastic Fest Arcade website and Adventure Time Game Jam. You can also follow @fantasticarcade for details and updates as the Fest approaches.