Train2Game news: Watch Mojang’s Game Jam LIVE right now!

Train2Game students can tune in and watch Minecraft developer Mojang’s 60 hour Game Jam, right now.

The Minecraft team are making a brand new game this weekend, and donating the funds to the Humble Bundle Charity. Viewers still have time to vote for what genre of game they want Mojang to make, and at the time of writing it looks like they’ll be creating a Steam Punk RTS.

Watch the Mojam on the Mojang Twitch TV channel. It’s sure to provide Train2Game students with an excellent insight into game development.

More information about the Mojam is right here on The Train2Game Blog.

Train2Game students know all about Game Jams, as Train2Game has held two 48 hour long Game Jams, with the four winning teams at the Train2Game & Epic Game Jam, moving onto a Make Something Unreal Live at The Gadget Show Live, where they have the opportunity to win a fully licensed UDK Ios development kit.

As usual, leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or on the Train2Game forum.

Train2Game: Minecraft developer Mojang streaming 60 hour Game Jam this weekend

Train2Game students can get an insight into how Mojang develop games this weekend, when the Minecraft developer live streams their 60 hour “Mojam”

Starting this Friday, Mojang will be making a brand new game, with the theme and genre being decided through a public vote which you can take part in at www.mojang.com

And not only are Mojang making a brand new game, they’ve also teamed up with Humble Bundle to raise money for charity. The team will be offering incentives for you to donate to the 60 hour project, while there will also be opportunities to get involved in Q&A sessions with Mojang developers, something that would sure to be useful to Train2Game students.

For more information, check out the Humble Bundle Mojam video below.

We’ve previously shown you Bethesda’s Skyrim Game Jam, which saw Bethesda developers given a week to be creative.

Train2Game students know all about Game Jams, as Train2Game has held two 48 hour long Game Jams, with the four winning teams at the Train2Game & Epic Game Jam, moving onto a Make Something Unreal Live at The Gadget Show Live, where they have the opportunity to win a fully licensed UDK Ios development kit.

For previous news from Mojang, see The Train2Game Blog.

What are your thoughts on Mojam? Will you be tuning into the live streams? What would you ask the team?

Leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or on the Train2Game forum.