This past weekend, I participated in my first game jam. It was a lot of fun and a great learning opportunity; I learned more about game development in that 48 hours than in the past year. Here is a screenshot of my game in development:
Pretty sweet, right? Here are a few links related to this event:
If you are at all interested in video game development, definitely consider attending a jam. They are a great opportunity to learn and meet like-minded people. To find a jam near you, check out this schedule from itch.io.