Resist Jam was set to resist authoritarianism around the world. With more than 200 games submitted over the week since March 3, we have seen all types of messages about Peace and War, Hatred and Love, Politics and Fascism, and so much more.
Approximately 200 Games including three from Portuguese Game Devs that we are proud to share:
A very short interactive piece about fascism. It uses a one-button interaction system to tell a specific story of resistance, and strips the idea of authoritarianism to a raw, simple, metaphorical core. Its main motifs are also conveyed through its use of color, symmetric composition, scale, hand-drawn visuals mixed with photo editing, sound and silence.
Exploring the core fabric of society – citizenship and their will-power – the player starts at Totalitarianism paradigm and must engage in shaking all aspects its structure, giving voice and action to uprising masses, aiming to Utopia, he will shape a new-world out of the old-one.
It is said time is a flat circle – and we perceive time like a needle on a record, that everything that can happen has happened already. Two scientists hope they have found a way to lift the needle, and light the way in these dark, dark times…
We are also thank Luis Antonio, Artist of The Witness, who spoke on ‘Art As An Extension of Game Design’