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    I am 18 years of age, and have been programming for the last 2.5 of them. Although the internet is my university, I have grown quite proficient in coding as a whole as well as specifically Java, C#, HTML, SCSS, Javascript, to name some. My friend and I have been dreaming of starting a video game design company, so I decided I would finally get cracking and try to actually make some games, and thought Ludum Dare would be a great place to start.


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    MiniLD 48 finally done!

    Posted by
    Sunday, January 12th, 2014 5:19 pm

    Here it is!


    miniLD 48

    Ninja Assassin

    made by Michael Nickels for the mini ludum dare #48

    You are an Assassin who has turned on your former employer.
    Your job is to kill his Prime Ministers before they, or their Guards, kill you.
    In this game, you are the deceiver!


    W A S D or the ARROW KEYS to move the player
    E or V to attack
    SHIFT or SPACE to run

    Enjoy, and thank you for playing!

    Things are shaping up.

    Posted by
    Sunday, January 12th, 2014 3:25 am

    I am quite proud of what I pulled out of the mangled code of my game after what happened today. here’s a screenshot.

    snapshotThe player is the one in black. You are an assassin, who has deceived your former employer and are now working for one who wants him dead.

    I’ve got some work to do still. But I am really enjoying this!

    Trudging through the bugs

    Posted by
    Saturday, January 11th, 2014 6:21 pm

    I have had such difficulty with getting an engine working for the miniLD. However, after 24 hours of the competition (for me, at least, since I live on the west coast of the US) my game is starting to shape up! Now it’s time to start making enemies and levels… Good luck to everyone else who this is their first LD event also!

    I think it’s time…

    Posted by
    Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 9:38 pm

    Since August of 2012 I have been intending to participate in the Ludum Dare. But, unmotivated and intimidated, I have yet to work up the courage to actually follow through with my promises of participation. But I’m finally doing it! First game I’ll have ever made, first Ludum Dare event, yet I’ve been programming since 4/10/12. Hopefully it won’t suck, which is the reason I chose to do the MiniLD before an actual LD. I’m jumping right into the deep end! Let’s do this! MiniLD #48!

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