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Game Jam Winner Spotlight: Pratap Rai

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

This week, we’re shining the Buildbox spotlight on Pratap Rai, the first-place winner of our recent ‘play-to-win’ themed game jam. Participants were asked to make a game using Buildbox with similar gameplay mechanics to hits like Blackout Bingo, 21 Blitz, Solitaire Cube, Dominoes Gold, or Pool Payday. His entry, w0w 3 cards, built with Buildbox 3, was inspiring, fun and got the judges all playing …

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Buildbox Game Jam

Buildbox Game Jam is Back!

By | Buildbox

We’re back with another official Buildbox Game Jam! This time around the prizes and stakes are higher than ever! Are you ready to show off your game design skills and win some serious money? Join our Buildbox Game Jam for a chance to win a $2,000 cash prize, plus bragging rights ;) ! The theme is ‘Play to Win,’ so your challenge, if you choose to take it, is to use Buildbox to create as many ‘play to win’ themed …

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How to Record Gameplay

How to Record Great Gameplay Videos Easily

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Today we’re going to take a look at some of the best free tools that you can use to record video footage of your Buildbox games. We’ll be rounding up some options for both Mac and PC, along with bonus rounds that will guide you on recording from your iOS device too! Microsoft Windows has a few options, and we’re going to take a look at three of the easiest to use: First, make sure the Game Bar is actually enabled. It should be turned on by default, but here’s how to find it. Open the Settings menu by …

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Our 72-Hour Buildbox Game Jam Winners

By | Buildbox

The wait is finally over! The results are in for our 72-hour Buildbox game jam sponsored by Kwalee. This jam was one of our most challenging to-date, giving participants a tight deadline of only 72 hours to create an awesome prototype using Buildbox. Both the staff here and the team at Kwalee were blown away by the phenomenal entries that we received. The decision was tough, but the judges …

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72-Hour Buildbox Game Jam Theme Revealed!

By | Buildbox

We’ve just kicked off our 72-hour Buildbox game jam sponsored by Kwalee with a shot to win a lucrative publishing deal plus tons of other cool prizes. Participants only have 72 hours to create and submit their entry. The deadline for submission is Sunday, August 2nd, at 11:59 PM PST! Ready to find out the theme and bonus challenges? Watch our theme reveal video below …

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Buildbox Game Spotlight: Railway Canyon

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is Railway Canyon by Tepes Ovidiu’s Crevasse Studios. It’s a relaxing 3D puzzler that won the ‘Most Visual Impact’ category in our recent hyper-casual game jam sponsored by Kwalee. Railway Canyon also was featured in the ‘New Games We Love’ section of the app store and ranked Top 100 in 42 different countries. This unique 3D puzzler has been featured globally in the arcade puzzle category, including countries like China, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, Russia, Australia, and …

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Kwalee and Buildbox Invest in the Success of the Buildbox Community

By | Buildbox | 15 Comments

We’re excited to announce that we are joining forces with Kwalee to help the Buildbox community to build and launch successful games. This new exclusive partnership will give Buildbox users the opportunity to land lucrative publishing deals and gain expert game advice to help lead them towards mobile gaming success. With our powerful no-code game maker and now access to Kwalee’s years of …

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Our Buildbox Hyper Casual Game Jam Winners

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Drumroll, please! The results are in for our hyper casual game jam sponsored by Kwalee. We had so many fantastic no-code entries from magnetic puzzlers to runaway railway adventures. The entire staff and the judges at Kwalee were totally impressed by all the creative highly polished games submitted. It was a really tough decision, but we were able to narrow it down to the final winners …

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