Each year participants and organizers are eagerly awaiting the one theme that unites them all. It's no small feat to keep the theme a surprise to all timezones equally! This year was no different, with people trying to 'pry' information from earlier timezones whom in turn were super troopers and made it 'the best kept secret' as people mentioned on twitter. There was even talk about 'potatoes' being the theme!
At time of writing participants & organizers at 480+ locations in 70+ countries are now prototyping, creating, enjoying food, collaborating and some of them are even finishing up their games. And they have one other thing in common. The theme!
So let's get to it:
The theme for Global Game Jam 2014 is...: