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Amnesia Fortnight 2017 Announcement

Amnesia Fortnight returns on April 4th, 2017! Look at this announcement from the past!

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The Amnesia Fortnight Movie

A brand new feature length documentary diving into the fast-paced world of game design and the fresh challenges that come with turning ideas into reality. In a process called “Amnesia Fortnight,” anyone and everyone at the studio can pitch a game concept. The goal: turn those ideas into working prototypes.

In 2019, during their work in Psychonauts 2, Double Fine held another Amnesia Fortnight. The result? New projects embodying the studio’s ethos of comedic adventures and unique games.

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Kiln Multiplayer Livestream!

We played one of our Amnesia Fortnight prototypes, "Kiln," during a lunch time livestream on Friday, June 2 at 12:00 pm Pacific time. Watch players join the game to throw pots and smash your enemies alongside the dev team!

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - The Day After

"Is everyone emotionally prepared to go live?"

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 10

"We're kinda all riding our cowboy programming. Yeah, it's just crazy."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 9

"Maybe I should feel embarrassed. You guys have some pretty damaging footage of me now."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 8

"Zak wants the pickle to be floppy, so I'm making a floppy pickle."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 7

"That is awkward... It's functional, and right now that's probably the most important part."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 6

"Any time that I am not actively hitting the keyboard I am wasting time."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 5

"You know, there is not a lot of biodiversity, so I gotta figure out a way to sort of monkey with that."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Closing Ceremony

Join us as we play the games produced by this year's Amnesia Fortnight teams - Double Fine's "Kiln", "The Gods Must be Hungry", "Darwin's Dinner", and "I Have No Idea What I'm Doing"; community developed game "Pong Ball" and special guest games "BLOWIN UP", "Engie", "Writer's Block", and "Glopters".

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 4

"I came in today feeling pretty rested. And now I don't feel that way at all."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 3

"When I get home I'm like: 'Oh my god, I gotta do this differently', or 'I am not thinking about this enough'. But when I get in here it's fine."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 2

"Why is it really quiet? Is it because the cameras are here? Or is it because we are looking at a broken game?"

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 1

"I'm not confident the game is going to work. I hope it's going to work, I think we can make it work, but it could all go wrong. And that's fine."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Day 0

"I don't think we are honing in on some perfect formula. I think every time we kind of want something different out of it, and it evolves and it flips around and changes into different things."

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Leads Pitch the Company

The team leads for the selected Amnesia Fortnight 2017 projects will present a more developed pitch of their game to Double Fine. Through this process the staff of Double Fine will pick the game they want to work on most and project teams will be decided.

Amnesia Fortnight 2017 - Selections Announcement

To celebrate the closing of the Amnesia Fortnight 2017 voting period, Double Fine will be hosting live demos of previously unseen AF prototypes before announcing this years winners.

Taroky - Amnesia Fortnight 2017 Play Demonstration

Based on the trick-taking card game of the same name, Taroky is a game by Amy Price as much about tradition and relationships as it is about cards. Learn to navigate the rules of one family’s take on a centuries old game, and the varied personalities of that family who is playing with you.

Jiffy Nuke Pitch 2017!

Jiffy Nuke is a 2D couch co-op platformer by Jared Millsin which two teams will attempt to obliterate each other by quickly assembling and launching a nuclear missile. To assemble the missile, each team member will grab a component, platform up to a stage of the rocket and attempt to jam it in.

The Lunar Gazette Pitch 2017!

The Lunar Gazette is a game by Matt Enright! These are turbulent times on the Moon, and the colonists look to The Lunar Gazette to report on the daily happenings. As the Editor-in-Chief, you set the tone of the pivotal paper, deciding what news graces the front page and what gets forgotten.

Oota's Songs of Happiness Pitch 2017!

Oota's Songs of Happiness is a musical action RPG by Miyuki Richardson where you need to save the world through the power of song. Our hero, Oota, is the last good-hearted person alive with the ability to sing, and must face the evil singing monsters to restore the peace to the planet.

Video Games Inc. Pitch 2017!

Video Games Inc. is a fast, cooperative, and silly game development simulator by Gavin Carter. Pick your title, genre, and string together a list of random features to come up with wacky game concepts. Think it's high time someone made that first-person golfing text adventure? Well, now -you- can with up to three of your friends. Work at stations like graphics, story, and levels, to produce game value and raise the rating of your game during frantic, timed development sessions. Combine your efforts as a team across multiple areas to add features and increase your game's appeal.

Fresh Pitch 2017!

Fresh is a 3D single-player dance game by Chris Lam where you must out-perform your opponents in epic, fantasy hip-hop dance battles. As you attempt to access different turfs in the game, you will be pitted against local dance crews and attempt to win the entire audience’s applause. Take turns with your opponents, performing dance moves that require unique button combinations, and perform more advanced moves to earn even more applause points.