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Need violin mocap data

Posted by
Saturday, December 10th, 2016 9:18 pm

Here’s the progress so far.

I have a request….has anyone got someone playing a violin as mocap data anywhere? My daughter wants to be in the game now and I only had animations for keyboards, drums, guitar and singing.

NPCs play and stop when grinch sneaks up and attacks.

NPCs play and stop when grinch sneaks up and attacks.

My garage game :)

Posted by
Friday, December 9th, 2016 9:36 pm

Im doing something different this time. Xmas themed with 4 kids bashing out a song in the garage (One room). Only thing is the Xmas grinch (their neighbour) isnt happy with their rehearsals. If the grinch knocks one of the kids over they stop playing. They need to complete the entire song without anyone stopping for a perfect score. Added bonus is Im writing it for Google cardboard using the Unity Google VR package.

Yo yo yo

Posted by
Friday, December 9th, 2016 8:13 pm

I’m in. Will be using the following
– Asset store ūüėÄ
– Unity
– Photoshop
– Garageband if I get time

Nano Run – ready to go

Posted by
Monday, December 14th, 2015 11:35 am

Here’s my entry. Hope you like it. Shoot loads of slimy microbe worms that have broken out of a holding pen before they grow too big and get into population. Kinda like Turkey Shoot and a nod to Raccoon City. Uses the Sniper Kit from asset store as well.

Nano Run

Title page

Worm sign

Posted by
Monday, December 14th, 2015 5:45 am

So I’ve made heaps of progress with getting the sniper kit in, animated the oversized microbe worm, animated the helicopter (humans will evac to this) and buildings are textured. The head and body are separate targets for the worm. Next I’m going to add nav mesh to make the worms appear and then slide off the map (you must stop this) and then add the split of the worm into two if you don’t hit worm in the head but the body.

Worm spotted on the street

Nano Shoot

Posted by
Sunday, December 13th, 2015 5:08 pm

Here’s my idea. Kinda like an old game called Turkey Shoot. I have a sniper kit and city built already.Below the remote outback town of Echidna Lake an Australian laboratory has been experimenting on a molecular additive and reduction beam.¬† Unfortunately some microscopic specimens recently enlarged have broken out of the containment area and are ravaging a city above.¬† As the only available ground support crew you must contain the outbreak to this area.¬† You have to shoot them in the correct location otherwise they divide and create a copy of themselves.¬† If any escape the mission has failed

You have a target, but no weapons.  You have an enemy, but no allies.  You have a mission, but no way to complete it.  Your task is to forage, beg, borrow and steal to build an arsenal of unconventional weapons to defeat your enemy.

Stage 1.  A beast stands at the end of the hall.  Behind you the building is collapsing.  You must use your environment to take him out Рor at least get past him, but what will you do?  Looking around you see a cake, a rod and reel, a slinky and piece of Hot-wheels car track.  There also a watermelon, a roll of duct tape and a bucket Рwho lived here????

The possible solutions? – Throwing the watermelon at him, he catches it and eats it – but you notice he turns around to do so. ¬†Picking up the fishing rod caused him to rush at you thinking you are going to hit him with it and he eats you. ¬†He eats the cake if you throw it at him and he plays with the slinky if you give that to him. ¬†He slaps you in the face with the hot-wheels track piece, dumps you in the bucket if you try to attack him with that and wraps you up in the tape if you.. well… what were you thinking????

To defeat him, throw him the watermelon, he turns to eat it, giving you time to duct tape the hot-wheels track to rod, use the slinky along the track to the tip of the rod to made a crude highly strung flicking rod, place the cake on the tip, coax him with it, until he gets close enough to the release the slinky so he cops the cake in the eye, giving you long enough to dump the bucket on his head.  He staggers around unable to see you giving you the chance to escape.

I’ll use Twine or perhaps TADs. ¬†How am I going to handle this logic???? I have no idea ūüėÄ

Sounds like fun though.

Final Build up – polished as much as I can

Posted by
Monday, December 8th, 2014 8:06 pm

Well I fixed the bounce, and check for score 1. ¬†Working on check for score 2 and other bugs but they’ll go in post jam. ¬†it’s playable and you can reorganise pixels to keep the ball in the game.


What you can do.

1. Draw player 1 bat

2. Draw player 2 bat

3. Draw player 1 score (verifies)

4.Draw player 2 score (broken)


5. Fix player 2 score check.

6. Add ball off screen.

7. Add score detect at 10 for behind the screen player to win

8.  Add user pain which leads to game over when the behind the screen player quits.

Enjoy!  Will post a post jam fix soon.Final

Finished – but…

Posted by
Monday, December 8th, 2014 7:04 pm

Well it’s up. ¬†I need to polish it a bit and it’s broken :( ¬†I should be able to fix the collision bug in the next hour so at least you can redraw the bats and keep the game going. ¬† I wont add any features til post jam.



What you can do.

1.  Draw player bat 1

2.  Draw player bat 2

3.  Draw the score 1

4.   Draw the score 2.

5.  Ball will bounce Рjust finding that bug now.

TODO (post jam)

5. Detect edge of screen and update scores – so tell player to redraw scores.

6. End game when a screen player reaches 10

7. End game when (you) the actual player stuffs up too many times and annoys the other players.



Progress – with respect to Ralph Baer

Posted by
Monday, December 8th, 2014 9:46 am

Here’s my jam entry so far. ¬†It’s called “Behind The Screen” and is in tribute to the late Ralph Baer (“Father of Video Games”). ¬†You get requests from the game such as “Draw Player1” or “Add 1 to Player 1 Score” down the bottom of the screen at the DOS prompt – you need to react to it – do what you are requested to do.

This all happens between a refresh of the raster beam – using the timer at the top. The unseen¬†players the other side of the screen are trying to play Pong and you are the computer. ¬†You have a pixel budget which diminishes over time. ¬†You need to draw pixels to make the paddles (or redraw the score) and then when a request such as “Move Player 1 Up” comes up in the DOS prompt, you spend your pixels on adding one to the top and removing one from the bottom of a paddle.

When the VSync happens the player is none the wiser and it looks like their paddle moves up the screen. ¬†At the refresh of the screen the ball moves one pixel. ¬†If you start stuffing up i.e dont draw the paddle in time or don’t update the score the player’s pain increases until they rage quit because of the “stupid game!!!!”.

To aide you is PixelMan who races around the screen turning pixels on and off for you.  Not sure this is actually fun to play right now, but only time will tell.


Greets yall

Posted by
Friday, December 5th, 2014 8:35 pm

I’m soooo in! ¬† ¬†Perfect timing. ¬†Great theme

Late entry – Concept for Aquatic Attack

Posted by
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 8:54 pm

Kinda like a mix between SubWar 2050 and Vanguard.  Simple graphics and blaster fun underwater.

Concept 1

Concept 1

Game Jam Entry – Super Epic Robot Battles

Posted by
Monday, December 16th, 2013 12:57 pm

The game is in no way complete but I thought you might like to have a quick battle anyway. ¬†I ran into a lot of tech problems with pathfinding and collisions late in the piece. ¬†Even the wall collisions which were working stopped working. ¬†Anyway – expect a post-build when I sort those out. ¬†Here ’tis.



Not so easy to pilot

Posted by
Sunday, December 15th, 2013 10:22 am

Might take a while to get the hang of piloting a mech. ¬†ūüėÄ

Sequence 02_6

Robot Animated

Posted by
Sunday, December 15th, 2013 9:54 am

Pretty rough but usable in my game, the robot is now animated.  It will be fun to ride in this and see what the viewpoint is like.

Sequence 01_5

Robot modeled

Posted by
Sunday, December 15th, 2013 9:02 am

The robot the player gets to control has been modeled here. ¬†I think I’ll make slight variations on this for the robot mechs – perhaps there is no actual cockpit for the robots just a big brain box. ¬†This still needs to be animated.


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