A few resources to improve your Ludum Dare experience

Posted by (twitter: @AranKoning)
December 10th, 2013 1:02 pm

Hey everyone,

I’ve compiled a small list of super useful talks/articles with information that will make your Ludum Dare experience much better. They range from improving your core mechanics to getting your game played. Hope you enjoy!

The Four-Hour Game Design by Jonatan Söderström, a really humoristic talk with information on several aspects of jamming.

Juice it or lose it by Martin Jonasson and Petri Purho, a talk that focusses specifically on how to “juice” up your game.

30 tiny tricks to make your action game feel better by Jan Willem Nijman. A downloadable game/presentation about simple ways to improve your (action) game.




Download here (exe only unfortunately)


10 Tips for Jammers – How to get your game jam game played by Paul Hack. This article focusses on well, getting your game played.



Article here


(Image by Gaz “Gary” Gretsky)


If you have any suggestions, please post them in the comments and I’ll add them!


-Sanguine (@AranKoning)



7 Responses to “A few resources to improve your Ludum Dare experience”

  1. Jerre says:

    might be good to warn people the download is an exe file (so not useful for OSX users)

  2. TheGreenTie says:

    I can’t believe how incredibly amazing and useful this post was. Shared it twice, really.
    Juice it or Lose it…. Oh my.

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