May 11 th, 2012 - Utrecht – The first ever 7DFPS challenge will take place from Saturday June 9 th until Friday June 15 th. Organizer Jan Willem Nijman, half of Dutch indie studio Vlambeer, has just announced the date on the event website www.7dfps.org.
During 7DFPS everyone, everywhere is invited to make a first person shooter in the span of just 7 days. Participants are encouraged to post their progress and results to the website & on Twitter using #7DFPS, the official event hashtag. Nijman is looking forward to the first 7DFPS “Hopefully the pressure and timeframe will make people come up with new, original ideas. 7DFPS could do more for creativity in shooters than the past 7 years combined.”
7DFPS is an initiative by Jan Willem Nijman of Vlambeer, with help by Sos Sosowski, a logo by Jonatan ‘Cactus’ Söderström & inspired by the 7 Day Roguelike-event (7DRL).