Tales from the ROM Game Jam

Audience: Biomedical Communication Alumni Association UNCON
Goals: Experiences and lessons from participating the Royal Ontario Museum’s annual game jam.

The team from AXS Studio shared their tips for developing games on a tight deadline after participating in the 2015 ROM Game Jam:

  1. Define team member roles
  2. Plan ahead
  3. Prioritize must-haves vs nice-to-haves
  4. HYDRATE!
  5. Match game goals to learning goals
  6. Be prepared to change
  7. Play to your strengths, but don’t be afraid to try a new technique
  8. Get up and move occasionally
  9. Small is beautiful. Keep your scope focused; make it excellent

ROM Game Jam Team