How ‘Ice Boy’ Taught Me to Value Work-Ethic Over Skill

What in the world is a game jam?

Meet Ice Boy

I wanted to win

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Atonement, with a fiery passion

The Announcement

  • A 12 year old kid with no experience
  • A 14 year old who looked like he had some art experience, but never made a game before
  • A musician that didn’t even show up

Giving Up

Getting to work

Release

Wait, it gets better

What do we learn here?

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Graphics programmer working on maps. I love telling stories and it's why I do what I do, from making games, to teaching & writing. https://omarshehata.me/

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Omar Shehata

Omar Shehata

Graphics programmer working on maps. I love telling stories and it's why I do what I do, from making games, to teaching & writing. https://omarshehata.me/

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