Photos from the 2nd Annual Indie Game Jam.
Four days, twenty-one programmers, a mean physics engine computer game sprites.
March 18th through 21st, 2004, in Oakland, California.
See also photos from 2002.
|Adam Lake did much of his design and programming plotting with a "pen."|
|Austin Grossman looking nearly bemused, in his nearly ren faire shirt.|
|Somewhat a Seoul-reprise, Brian Sharp crashed with me. I took him to Farmer Joe's, to pick up some healthy snacks. We stopped off at the car wash. "Hey Brian - see what fun I'm having cleaning my car? Do you want to give it a try?" And he did - only to discover tremendous foaming action from this brush.|
|Charles Bloom stands next to Ocean Quigley, leaning. Thatcher Ulrich peeks out between them.|
|Thirteen Game Jammers went to Tin's Tea House for Chinese food.|
|Chris Carollo grins as Ken Demarest stands over Brian Sharp.|
|Chris Carollo had four controllers attached to his laptop, all for plowing pigs!|
|Doug Church: The Man, The Laptop, The Socks.|
|An early screenshot of Brian's Yoga game, in Trikonasana.|
|A group meeting in the conference room at the Washington Inn.|
|A group shot of the Indie Game Jammers, with a flash, and many people missing.|
|A group shot of the Indie Game Jammers, with a wide-angle lens, and many people missing.|
|A Jazz Piano player played in the lobby of the hotel; the strains could be heard wafting in over our clattering keys.|
|Past Ken Demarest, a dining room with formal diners.|
|Michael Sweet gestures in front of the portal to the formal dining room adjacent to the programming chamber.|
|Charles Bloom has a mustache.|
|Casey Muratori, Chris Hecker, Atman Binstock - a few of the IGJ organizers this year.|
|Ranjit Bhatnagar and Michael Sweet, testing the game they designed together.|
|Ranjit Bhatnagar works on his wasps.|
|Robin Hunicke and Sean Barrett; "Shoemerang" and "BootLooter"|
|Ryan Ellis, artist, leaning back.|
|Sean Barrett takes a photo.|
|A "skycam" view of the room from up on top of a table.|
|Daniel Neuburger watches gleeful Casey Muratori taking a picture of Marc LeBlanc piloting his "Sleep wit' da Fishes!" game.|
|Robin Hunicke and Jen Pahlka smile at Clementine Rose Sellers Hecker.|