About KirbiKaka

Hi! Y'all can call me Kirbi, I'm a game designer and programmer studying Computer Science and possibly Psychology at UC Berkeley! :D
This is my first Ludum Dare :]!
And y'all can find more of my stuff here: http://calvinkirbikaka.com


Ludum Dare 32
Ludum Dare 29

KirbiKaka's Trophies

Theme - 1st Place - LD29 (Jam)
Awarded by r2d2upgrade
on May 20, 2014

KirbiKaka's Archive

Going to Try Joining Late!

Posted by
Sunday, April 19th, 2015 2:27 am

Already missed more than a day, but I’m going to try to make a game because I really like the theme and I think I have an idea worth pursuing! We’ll see how far I can get with it. :]

Can’t wait until next Ludum Dare!

Posted by
Monday, May 19th, 2014 8:11 pm

I have to say my first Ludum Dare has been pretty incredible!

What blew me away the most was how nice everyone is! There were multiple people who couldn’t play my game, decided to take the time to look into the problem, and then commented or e-mailed me how to fix it. I mean, that’s crazy how much effort some folks put into just trying to play my game! They could have easily just rated it N/A and then moved on to the other ~2,500 or so games. Heck, they could have spent that time rating games and raising their coolness!

Honestly, thank you to all the LD people who spend time fixing problems in other peoples’ games or who take the time to give meaningful comments and constructive criticism! The vibe here is just awesome!

TMoU cover

Also, now that results are out, I’m pretty blown away with how my first game did! I really liked the LD theme, but I never would have expected to win a medal for it!

I can’t wait ’til August, I’ll definitely be there! 😀

My game: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-29/?action=preview&uid=35365

Done! Hopefully Java works.

Posted by
Monday, April 28th, 2014 10:46 pm


Late post, but yay! Done with my first Ludum Dare 😀

Found out last minute that my game might have problems with Java compatibility issues between 1.6 and 1.7?

I hope I was able to fix that :S!

The game: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-29/?action=preview&uid=35365

Feeling more rushed :S!

Posted by
Monday, April 28th, 2014 6:09 am


Oh gosh, the rush is coming. Only 12 more hours to go! Gotta stay up late and make everything awesome :D!

Good luck everyone!


Posted by
Monday, April 28th, 2014 1:39 am


Yay I’ve implemented cutscenes!

Here’s a part right in the beginning of the story that kind of lays out the idea for the game. 😀

(Also I think I might need to make the textbox darker so that the white text is more readable)

Paper Mario font!

Posted by
Sunday, April 27th, 2014 12:50 pm

I think I found the font that’s used in Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door! 😀


And I believe it’s free to use :]

Totally using this! Best decision ever.

Going to bed :]!

Posted by
Sunday, April 27th, 2014 4:34 am


Don’t wanna stay up too late, I still need my brain to design, now that I’m done programming most of the mechanics.

The game looks a lot better with assets finished though :D!

I’m so excited to see everyone’s finished games :]!

Successful first LD so far! :D

Posted by
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 9:33 pm


A little slow, but I would still consider this successful so far for my first Ludum Dare :D! Anyways, I have enough to at least take some screenshots :]
Going beneath the surface thanks to the main character’s malleable, blank mask and a crayon :3

Woohoo :D!

Posted by
Friday, April 25th, 2014 11:58 pm

I see everyone making posts, so I guess I will too! This is my first ludum dare. The first day is closing up and I don’t have much yet, but I’m super excited for the next few days :]!

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