Ludum Dare 27
Ludum Dare 26
About Canobie (twitter: @gkamer8)
It’s a shooter where an enemy spawns every 10 seconds. It’s more of a compo entry that I just didn’t have enough time to do in my busy Saturday and Sunday. I wish that it was Sunday and Monday for the compo, but whatever.
My art style is minimalism as an ode to last LD’s theme.
I had a lot of fun making Enemy Inbound, and I look forward to the next LD, whatever score I end up getting.
Alright, it looks I’m in!
Language: Java, Eclipse
Art: Excel if pixel art, paintbrush if not (I’m looking to switch from paintbrush to something better, but it has to be free)
If any of you have a program suggestion for my art I’ll be happy to try it out!
Alright, I think I’ll do my obligatory look back at the competition.
I’m going to look at it in percentiles because the numbers aren’t impressive.
Categories I care about:
Overall: 967, 41%
Fun: 864, 37%
Ok, not the best scores, but technically, above average! This was my first major game competition, and I’m proud I did it!
My game was Left vs. Right - http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-26/?action=preview&uid=16998
I finished my game, Left vs. Right, today for my first Ludum Dare! I’m happy that I finished and that I got a nice result! There’s not much more I can say than that I accomplished something this weekend!
If you’re wondering about my game: It’s the definition of easy to learn, hard to master. It has simple graphics and gameplay but like chess; it’s very intelectual, not to mention the whole “Left vs. Right, Red vs. Blue” American politics nod there. Oh, and here is the link. BTW: No music I know. I was trying to learn how to do that before the comp. but whatever. (Can anyone show me how to do that?)
I was so busy grading other games I forgot about mine! Well, here goes.
My game, LightYearsAway, got 4th overall and 4th in fun as-well. Those are the two categories most important to me. I’m happy with that! I really am! Most of the comments I got were good constructive criticisms.
I agree, the pop-up message did look bad and in hindsight I should have changed that to the tip animation. The best criticism I got was making the look of the spaceships relate to movement and make them look different rather than pallet swaps!
That was my first game jam and I’m happy with the result!
Over the course of the past 2 weeks I have worked on a game for minld39. The game is not a finished game but I am in 1gam so I’ll continue to work on it. It’s called Light Years Ahead, I think. (Not at my computer right now + the name might change) It’s nothing to brag about, just a side to side space shooter like Galaga. What I’m most happy about is that I have conquered the art of infinite objects and I can carry this skill to different games in the future.
Game submission tonight;I’m pumped.
Let’s go. I was busy during LD compo and jam but now in miniLD this is my chance… I have no idea what I’m going to do but updates will come soon. I’m sure you don’t care too much about me or my games but I felt the need to write a little “I’m in” about this.
As the October Challenge comes to an end, and my game finished, I feel the need to talk about my first purely private game. Sure my October Challenge game was released and had 5 sales, but it’s still not completely private. I did it for the challenge.
The next game will be (and already) more planned than the previous. This time it will be built better from the start, now that I have experience.
It’s an assassination game. You jump and avoid the guard’s sight to kill your target. As you play the story develops and you unlock weapons. If you want to Alpha test, contact me @gkamer8 on twitter.
Can I have some feedback on my new game, Rockwell? Get it here for free. Thanks.
Check out Rockwell! Rockwell, my October Challenge entry, is free. It’s free because it’s my first game. Rockwell isn’t the best game and if you have to pay, I want to bring my A-game. Consider this a successful failure for the October Challenge.
Get Rockwell HERE, FOR FREE!!!!!!
Watch some gameplay here!
Okay, now, I’ve got to promote my game. Best way to do that? Ludum Dare, October Challenge. It’s $1 on Indievania. Rockwell is an arcade style, addictive, time-consuming space-shooter. It looks and plays like classic games such as Pac-man and asteroids. It has a page on gumroad, a digital-download marketplace. Buy it here!