Third Edition of Shooter-Breaking GAMEJAM 7DFPS Announced

The 7 Day First Person Shooter challenge (7DFPS) returns November 8-15, reloading everyone’s favorite genre with its yearly dose of innovation!

For the third time ever, hundreds of participants from around the world will take a shot at making their very own first person shooter. Previous editions have resulted in unique and innovative games such as SUPERHOT, Probably Archery and Receiver, and a grand total of 280 projects in 2014!

For those not only hell-bent on challenging what a first person shooter can be, but also on the amount of time it takes to make one, the warm-up seven hour jam 7HFPS will take place on the weekend of October 31.

Notable games from previous editions:

The following comes directly from the official website:

Please help us keep first person shooters interesting. This is our plan: On November 8-15 2014, people from all around the world will make brand new first person shooters. We’ll call it 7DFPS.

7DFPS We’ve done this before. In 2012 and 2013 7DFPS saw hundreds of participants, tens of thousands of players and an infinite amount of new ideas: games exploring realistic gun handling mechanics, seven dimensional shooters, an fps with time running backwards, and even a couple of games without shooting ! With ideas that wild in 2012 and 2013, we can’t wait to see what everybody comes up with this year.

Rules, FAQ, Theme
Rules Make something.
Theme There is no theme.
FAQ Q: Can I – A: YES.

7HFPS One of the things we’re very excited about is that we’ll have a mini challenge called 7HFPS on the weekend of, November 1. Pick any seven hours you like on 31st, 1st or 2nd November and , create a game, and submit it to the site tagged as 7HFPS. You’ll be able to warm up for 7DFPS, and everybody else will have some games to play while waiting for 7DFPS to start!

The Website Please note the website is changing to fit 2014. Posts made now will be grouped into 2013 so don’t post yet 🙂 Let’s do this!


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Source: Official Website