Quick news bit:

In response to questions from players, the List Server team has published a usage policy for players. Check it out here. Stijn

Permalink Bonus Bunny Poll September 6th 2020

For today’s poll, let’s consider that underappreciated supporting castmember, the bonus bunny. Or is there more than one bonus bunny? He does come in seven colors! Is he recoloring himself at the speed of light, or is there a whole guild of them which crosses time and space?

And here are the results from the previous poll! If you’re good at rhyming and rhythm, looks like it’s time to get jamming.

What medium should Jazz be adapted to?
Alternate Reality Game 2 votes (9%)
Live action TV 4 votes (19%)
Musical theater 5 votes (23%)
Black-and-white comic strips published in monthly zine 4 votes (19%)
Folk music 2 votes (9%)
Numbers station 2 votes (9%)
Pachinko machine 2 votes (9%)
Total votes: 21


Quick news bit:

Here's a song about Jazz Jackrabbit 2 from Argentinan band Gativideo, on Spotify or live on YouTube Stijn

Permalink New JJ2+ update August 22nd 2020

Source: The JCF

Some time has passed since we last heard from the JJ2+ team, but the new release is finally here!

Amongst many things, version 5.7 brings the following updates:

  • Increased memory limit
  • Revamped Head Hunters gamemode
  • Improvements to anti-cheating measurements (Stijn also wrote an article to provide some context to these changes)
  • Lots and lots of bug fixes

Download the new JJ2+ update here!


Permalink New Allan Zax remix of Carrotus July 29th 2020

Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/allanzax

The community member Allan Zax has made a new remix of aJazz Jackrabbit 2 music track. He made his spin on the well known Carrotus.

However in the past he made a remix of Medival Jam and is now working on Labrat.

So if you like his work, please give a checkout on his Youtube page!


Permalink Jazz mods for DOOM July 27th 2020

Source: JCF thread

Yep, it’s another news post about Jazz fanworks, and this is a big one:

Jazz Jackrabbit Doom TC is a mod of Doom II that finally brings planets, enemies, and weapons from Jazz Jackrabbit (mostly JJ1, but some JJ2) into 3D. There’s even a Holiday Hare spinoff mod in the works for maximum verisimilitude.

Not to be confused with Hocusdoom, which includes Diamondus as a bonus level.


Permalink Jazz adaptation poll July 17th 2020

People have tried to adapt the Jazz Jackrabbit universe in various ways, ranging from webcomics to full-page comics to sprite comics to fanfiction to muscles. What next? Vote in our new poll!

Meanwhile, here are the results of the last poll. Anniversary Bash didn’t last much longer than usual, but we’re enjoying an extra-long JDC season to make up for it, with plenty more fun online multiplayer events coming down the line!

Do you want a longer Anniversary Bash this year?
Yes, bring it on! 22 votes (88%)
No, four days is fine. 3 votes (12%)
Total votes: 25

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Permalink Hand drawn character animations June 18th 2020

Source: cottonbun.tumblr.com

We continue to find lots of great Jazz art around the internet. Recently tumblr user PictoPatch finished a set of five standing animations for Lori, Spaz, Jazz, and even Eva and Devan, all looking ready for some HD action, possibly in a fighting game. Check them out here and leave the artist some appreciative comments in their notes!


Permalink JDC starts TOMORROW June 5th 2020

Source: JDC

The 31st season of the Jazz Duelists’ Challenge┬╣ starts tomorrow, in just under twenty-four hours. Get your rabbit ready for the Capture the Flag opening event, and lots more unannounced events coming down the pipeline after it. Remember to keep an eye on the JDC Website and/or JDC Discord server for more updates, including spontaneous events.

┬╣ now without duels

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Permalink Mugged and more papercraft May 25th 2020

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/JazzJackrabbit/comments/gpcj5p/i_am_a_big_fan_3/

With the covid-19 lockdowns and people staying home, thing’s get a bit more creative.

We recently saw fans making papercraft models and today community member Navi03 has released even more models! Spaz and Eva are now also represent as paper craft models!

but on reddit we stumbled on a “big fan” (DaniellesGivesHugs) that order herself some costum Jazz Jackrabbit mugs!

(Original art by freeze-pop88 and PictoPatch, thanks TreyLina)

So did you do anything nifty Jazz Jackrabbit related these days? If so let us know below!