About rezoner (twitter: @rezoner)


Ludum Dare 30
Ludum Dare 29
Ludum Dare 28
Ludum Dare 27
Ludum Dare 26

rezoner's Trophies

ENDESGA Design Award
Awarded by ENDESGA
on August 31, 2013

rezoner's Archive

Don’t spend the whole night coding.

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Saturday, April 18th, 2015 6:11 pm

Or your brain will be useless tomorrow – and tomorrow is going to be way longer than these few hours til morning.

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Friday, April 10th, 2015 12:50 am

Hiya everyone. Updated the framework I’ve been using for all my LD entries.

If you are looking forward to try some javascript this LD but engines are too much and starting from scratch sounds like a pain – I give you this essential framework providing out of box mouse, keyboard, 2d api and some clean architecture.

From Ludum Dare 26 to Steam \o/

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Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 10:22 am

I have just been approved on a steam store. I’ve started this game on LD26 more than a year ago – and it was enormous journey to take it from there to steam (and many other platforms). It is also my first commercial (and compo) game ever.

Original Ludum Dare

Steam Store

Trailer – for a game that I have started at LD 28

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Friday, August 29th, 2014 12:26 pm

[GIF] Finally I have one.

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Monday, April 28th, 2014 8:29 am

Rezoner – Hostile Planet

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Sunday, April 27th, 2014 3:25 pm


Each sprite took me about 1-2 hours to make. There is more palette than position animation.
Software: aseprite

“DOS quality” planet – take a texture – decrease color depth (without dithering).
Software: gimp

I’ve wasted the whole first day rewriting the codebase/framework from scratch…. because yes.
Software: sublime text

TAL-BassLine-101 and TAL-U-NO-LX – 60$ each – freakingly authentic retro synths
FLStudio remains my DAW of choice

I am playing a lot of real keys lately – torso selfie with devcat – and my FAMOUS “handmade tracker keyboard” (:

I am on Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) – having expo to switch between application is crucial for managing production. After 10000 hours I have been able to get WINEASIO+Jack working – I am not updating Ubuntu ever again.

I have made a splashscreen earlier – but decided not to put it in game to have undisturbed flow (no credits, menus etc)

And as usual – the first day I was making a whole different game….

my game


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Sunday, April 27th, 2014 6:38 am

That’s one small step for a man…

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014 6:29 pm

Motivational wallpaper and splash screen for LD29

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 3:07 pm

Hi res wallpaper based on doodle I made earlier today. Hope it is going to decor many desktops :)



Original pixelart doodle (you can use as a splash screen in your game – credit appreciated (: )

I have made this little logo/doodle for LD29

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 12:57 pm

I think every edition should have its own doodle (contest)!


Working on a new GUI for my LD28 entry

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Sunday, January 5th, 2014 7:58 am

My LD26 entry made it to the IndieGameStand deals

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Friday, January 3rd, 2014 2:32 am

Just launched a website for Jameson

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Saturday, December 21st, 2013 6:52 pm

Jameson’s requiem – or – Evolution of a gamedeveloper

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Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 8:09 am

A journey through my obsession with space.

If you prefer to play the Jameson first – click here.

It all started in 1993 – where I was 6 and playing Elite II: Frontier on Amiga 500

Obviously obsessed with ships and planets ever since.

I will just highlight some of my prototypes and games that are related to this project – my answer for – “how did you managed to write a spacesim in 48h”.

Arcade space strategy – prototype

Heavy inspired by Galcon and Space Federation (Star Reach):


Multiplayer space top-down RTS

Like – Homeworld in 2d – I don’t even remember why I killed that one – was very ahead any html5 game at the time. This is actually my “hello world” in node.js – I was earlier pioneering by binding V8 CGI with apache and PHP – how horrible is that?



The only thing you could do here is dragging the swarms between planets – use SPACE to zoomout.
Sprites by @artperski, planets by me and GIMP.


Century Sky Fighters

This game is a disaster piece in code and gamedesign. I was responsible for coding and music. From that one comes the bullet mechanics (also this) I am using. I’ve learned a lot from failures of mine and the rest of team.


ZomZok – realtime multiplayer shmup

Proud of this one as it served tons of bullets in realtime. Scale killed me – I totally did not know what should I do with this project. Many mechanics used in Jameson comes from it – planet collisions avoiding, more natural AI and arc based navigation computer.

This also featured very cool ships generator.

Art by @artperski



Street Cats

What the hell? This is my first project using CanvasQuery (canvas wrapper I have created for easier image manipulation) – also thanks to Richard Davey (aka @photonstorm) for hiring me at the time – I have lost job, girlfriend and a flat all at once. We all watched “Indie game: The movie” – there always must be some drama behind :)


Zod Zwei

Concept for a multiplayer mix of Herzog and Zed games. Thanks god I didn’t even started to work on it but this is where my art style has been born.

Under influence of Hoppertje and his (dead) Dune2 and TransportTycoon multiplayer mix.

I have also discovered aseprite and stolen its convoltion martrix to create some automatic texturing thing named after one of my favorite pixel artists.

Squad – prototype

The very architecture I use comes from this one. Also this is a direct core of QbQbQb (see next).


QbQbQb – the most important game for me

Hey there – it is me – Ludum Daring for the first time. Finishing first own commercial game. Understanding that scale was my problem. Discovering that people like my music. Falling in love with Ludum Dare.


Potato Lagoon

Hey there – it is me – Ludum Daring for the second time. Learning how to generate endless gameplay.


Super Roto Shooter

QbQbQb in combat mode. This is w.i.p screenshot:


Sprites by @artperski, planet by Pablo Maskovy.

Hotline Trail

It is me – 0hgame jamming. Learning to keep things at the minimum. Jameson started as CTRL+C/CTRL+V of this project.


Title screen by Charlie.

Chirp – online composer

It is a big part of my experience. Not directly related but should be there.


Jameson – The Pilot

It is me – Ludum Daring for the third time. Making space sandbox that have a bit of code from all above games.


My name is Rezoner.
And I want to be a gamedeveloper singer.

Jameson The Pilot – Space trade sandbox

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Sunday, December 15th, 2013 7:26 pm

Play the game

SPACE – Put navigation beacon
J – Jettison the cargo

Space Trading

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Sunday, December 15th, 2013 6:17 am

Doing fine. The AI is flying around and trading goods – just like player. Time to add pirates.

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