January 20-22, 2017
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Game Recap- Geocache Game: Pica’s Treasure Hunt

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. Pica’s Treasure Hunt, v2 – Play here! At the Game Jam, a team ported the old version of this Wherigo, created by a group of ITT students a few years ago from Wherigo Builder to Earwigo, cleaned up the bugs, and released an updated version. This […]

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Game Recap- Geocache Game: Kirkwood Is Wherigo

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. Kirkwood Is Wherigo – Play here! Enjoy a one-mile walking tour of the historic community of Kirkwood, exploring the outdoor sculptures and memorials. Team: Sarah Chisholm Writing credit to Elonka Dunin

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Game Recap- Geocache Game: Meet Me In 1904

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. Explore modern-day Forest Park while helping a time-traveling professor who is stuck in time at the 1904 World’s Fair. Team: Jen Patton Ranger Fox Caitlin Moriarity Renee Hawthorne Writing credit to Elonka Dunin

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Game Recap- Geocache Game: Route 66 Chain of Rocks Bridge Wherigo

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. Route 66 Chain of Rocks Bridge Wherigo – ¬†Play here! A starter Wherigo for the event, as practice for the developers to learn the tools, this takes you on a two-mile walking tour of the historic Chain of Rocks bridge, starting on the Illinois side and […]

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Game Recap- Geocache Games: Jelly Roll Hogan Case

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. Jellyroll Hogan Case Explore Tower Grove Park while solving a mystery involving 1920s St. Louis gangsters. Team: How-D Promethium Writing credit to Elonka Dunin

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Game Recap- Geocache Games: Zoo Adventure

For a recap of all Geocache games, click here. A Zoo Adventure Enjoy a two-mile walking tour of the St. Louis Zoo, while playing this Wherigo which has you searching for a missing snake. Based on a real-world event! This cartridge designed by Brantole, and implemented at the April 2013 St. Louis Game Jam by: […]

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Game Recap: Three Blind Slimes

Three Blind Slimes was the heavyweight champ for monitors. Three Blind Slimes has a unique game model. It’s a three-person multiplayer where each slime is colorblind in a different way. The three slimes are named Jack, Jill, and Cornelius. The team is headed up by Simutronics CEO David Whatley, who is incredibly humble. “This is […]

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Game Recap: Eyeshot

Surprise! An entire game was created secretly at Game Jam this year. Simutronics employee Brett Sweeney and I have been sleeping on opposite schedules, and he’s stealthily completed an entire game called EyeShot. This stealth game was written and programmed by Brett. Brett was originally supposed to part of Three Blind Slimes, but when he […]

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Game Recap: Throne for a Loop

Throne for a Loop is live and playable on Kongregate! Click here! Throne for a loop is a pixelated scroller game created by a group of miscreants who are far and away the biggest goofballs of the Game Jam. Even after playing a game of Chubby Bunny… …and a midnight game of Cards Against Humanity,¬†they […]

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Game Recap: Gizmaul

Gizmaul’s group consists of group leader Jon, artists Heather and Kelli, and developers Allen, Ryan, and Gregory. They grouped together as the only group to create a non-computer game, and opted for a card game instead. After a quick brainstorming session Friday night, the group decided on a steampunk-inspired art style for their ‘game of […]

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Game Recap: Geocache Games

The Geocachers were the largest group by far. On Friday night, the mob gathered in the back of Simutronics, headed up by Elonka, a Simutronics employee and our fearless Game Jam Organizer. After developing a basic framework for a Geocaching-powered game, they split into two groups. After developing their ideas further, they split into three, […]

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