Third Annual K-State Game Jam Results

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The Third Annual K-State Game Jam has wrapped up after a weekend-long stretch 64 students building 15 original games in teams of 1-4 students each. The winning entries were:

Grand Champion
Polynesian Panic by Four-Sided Triangles
Lisa English, Visualization, Texas A&M
Ben Quiggly, Visualization, Texas A&M
Matt Rago, Visualization, Texas A&M
Michael Bruner, Visualization, Texas A&M

2nd Place
Tubular by the bomb.org
Eric Buxkemper, Visualization, Texas A&M
Daniel Vald s Carden s, Visualization, Texas A&M
Austin Ruff, Visualization, Texas A&M
Bradley Kern, Visualization, Texas A&M

3rd Place
Operation Inundation by Ding Wings 2: The Revenge
Bri Priddle, Computer Science and Math, K-State
Nathan McClain, Computer Science and Physics, K-State
Kyle Took, Computer Science, K-State
Lily Fulton, Computer Science, K-State

In addition to our primary competition track, we added new competition categories this year, including: Greatest Social Value, Best Artificial Intelligence (sponsored by K-State's ACM SIGAI club), Best Original Music (sponsored by Aggieville's Sisters of Sound), and Best Original Art. The winners in each category were:

Best Original Music (sponsored by Sisters of Sound)
Operation Inundation by Ding Wings 2: The Revenge
Bri Priddle, Computer Science and Math, K-State
Nathan McClain, Computer Science and Physics, K-State
Kyle Took, Computer Science, K-State
Lily Fulton, Computer Science, K-State

Best Original Art
Operation Inundation by Ding Wings 2: The Revenge
Bri Priddle, Computer Science and Math, K-State
Nathan McClain, Computer Science and Physics, K-State
Kyle Took, Computer Science, K-State
Lily Fulton, Computer Science, K-State

Best Artificial Intelligence (sponsored by the ACM SIGAI club)
Beocat Break-in by ;DROP TABLE teams;
Kyle Eisenbarger, Information Systems, K-State
Dalton Hahn, Computer Science, K-State
Lane Evans, Computer Science, K-State
Alex Todd, Computer Science, K-State

Greatest Social Value:
Trashed, by the Flying Gophers
Carson Holt, Computer Science, K-State
Grant Wilson, Computer Science, K-State
Kyle Ingram, Computer Science, K-State
Zoe Cosgrove, Physics and Electrical Engineering, K-State

In addition to the student competitors (including eight from Texas A&M and one from Baker U), we had 11 volunteers help the Jam run smoothly, and four guest judges from industry and the Manhattan community.

The 2017 Jam was underwritten by Triseum; sponsored by Civics Plus, Thunderhead Engineering, GE Aviation, Goblin Games, Varsity Donuts, Sisters of Sound, Walson Ink, and the ACM SIGAI club; and hosted by K-State's Department of Computer Science, Game Development Club, and ACM student chapter.

The entries to the Jam can be downloaded from https://itch.io/jam/ksu-3rd-annual-invitational-game-jam/entries, and the full list follows:

All 15 Entries
100 Day Plan
Beocat Break-In
Flooded
Game
Inundation Island
Khnum's Enmity
Operation Inundation
Overload
Polynesian Panic
Remnants
Rise
Sticks Sustainability Retribution
The Water Shall Rise
Trashed
Tubular