Firstly, if you are taking part in Molyjam2012 you are free to pick ANY design from my entire twitter feed. These are just a list of the designs I feel would make for great Molyjam projects.


Genre : Action, Survival Horror

Survival Horror combined with Bowling

Genre : Puzzle, Adventure

Game where you are a coin being passed around. Must travel as far as possible, placing yourself in ideal places to be picked up and transported

Genre : Puzzle, Strategy

Game where you play a life support machine in a hospital but during the night you turn into a diseased rat.

Genre : Puzzle, Strategy

Imagine living in a world where all anyone can do is hurt each other. You on the other hand, your only ability is to hug those around you.

Genre : Puzzle, Strategy, Action

What if the pause button was a weapon? Until developers think outside the box we’re going downhill.

Genre : Action

Game where you control a full stop. Enemies read you stories you and you have to jump in between words at the right time

Genre : Action

Game in which you must comfort children on a plane who are afraid of flying, game mechanic is similar to spinning plates.

Genre : Survival Horror

A survival horror game where the enemies can only be seen in mirrors? Could add more depth by having dirty mirrors that need to be cleaned?

Genre : Puzzle

Your child is made of lego, you have to detatch bricks to make bridges etc You need to keep adding bricks to stop him getting depressed.

Genre : Strategy

I also love the idea of playing a character who is PRETENDING to be blind, so you have to keep bumping into things to not arouse suspicion

Genre : Puzzle

Try to imagine a game in which you have an imaginary friend who doesn’t believe you are real, you must convince them that you are.

Genre : Strategy, Action

What if you could plant seeds that grow into cover systems?

Genre : Adventure

Imagine carrying a radioactive baby in a pitch black environment, your baby would act as a torch. Rocking the baby intensifies the glow etc

Genre : Platformer

What if your body is essentially a hourglass? Intense acrobatic game where you have to make sure sand is always falling and never stops

Genre : Puzzle

What if you could steal animation frames from other NPC’s animation cycles and give them to yourself or others to solve puzzles?

Genre : Action, Strategy

You are Cupid, you must find compatible partners. One arrow in each partner, connected with lasers. If any NPC touches laser, game over

Genre : Survival Horror

A survival horror game where you have to sing lullabies to your 2 year old to stop them from screaming/crying and giving your position away

Genre : Strategy

You are a bear but for some reason your oxygen comes from hugging people. Problem is that hugging people breaks their bones.

Genre : Puzzle

Imagine a game in which you have to join protests to make changes to the rules within the game’s world.

Genre : Puzzle

Game in which you control a waterfall and must travel the world hiding outdoor passages from adventurers.

Genre : Puzzle

You control a mystical rabbit at a bus stop during Winter. You must find as many creative ways as possible to make people miss their buses.

Genre : Puzzle

You play a hole, you must move around an environment making certain elements fall into correct targets at the right time.

Genre : Platformer

Would love to make a platformer where you play as a thing with a microwave for a head. You have to grab enemies, put them in your head. Etc

Genre : Puzzle, Action

What if everyone in the world had an explosive telephone in their body? If you could find out their number you can detonate their phone?

Genre : Strategy, Action

What if you lived in a world where all guns are required to be plugged into wall sockets? Now THAT would be a tactical shooter wouldn’t it?

Genre : Puzzle, Action

A game where if you touch the floor you die. The only way to progress is to kill enemies and use their bodies as platforms.

Genre : ?

You are a Pigeon who must go around the city trying to persuade business men not to jump off buildings by retrieving items from their home.

Genre : ?

Game where you must hold onto your mother’s hand. Let go for more than X seconds and it’s game over

Genre : Strategy, Action

You live in a little house made of guns. You need many guns to fight invaders but you also need to keep a roof on top of your many children.

Genre : ?

You are a scarecrow in a world with just 1 bird

Genre : Strategy, Action

Game where your arms are controlled by a psychopath who keeps firing guns at innocent people. You must turn away from them and run.

Genre : Puzzle

Visualize an open world game set in a white box. During the night you dream and can place elements from your dream into the blank world

Genre : Action

What if you were half man half tree? You can only fight when in soil and constantly grow throughout the game.

Genre : Action, Stealth

Interesting concept, enemies with dirty piano keyboards for heads. To kill them you must clean the piano without making a noise.

Genre : ?

Imagine if instead of reading a bedtime story to your child you played a 10 minute portable adventure game that generated random storylines?

Genre : Action, FPS

A FPS where you control a soldier’s shoe, however imagine if you play as a shoe that was left at home with your wife and children during war

Genre : Action

What if there was a fighting game where the mechanic was to ‘colour in’ parts of your enemy to create your own weak spots?

Genre : ?

A game in which you control a boy playing with action figures, you only control his big hands and also his mouth for making SFX.