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Mighty Retro Zero Public alpha released! (v0.10)

Posted by (twitter: @DavitMasia)
Friday, October 24th, 2014 1:31 pm

Download the Mighty Retro Zero public alpha from @itchio here:

http://kronbits.itch.io/mighty-retro-zero

Mighty Retro Zero is a minimalistic game where you control a tiny player like megaman with full references to old great games using only 8 colors, pixels like punchs and addictive gameplay.

At the moment there are 3 game modes planned: History, Retro levels and Time Attack/Puzzle. Other modes can be added later but at least the game will have the previous ones.

The game is still in development and not have any release date yet.

The game is made using Multimedia Fusion 2 by Clickteam .

 

Cool Features


  • Great and addictive levels based on the old greatest hits.
  • Funny encounters with your best characters of all the time.
  • Portals and Jetpacks! :O
  • Launch arrows that stuck on walls to walk/jump over them!.
  • Carry/Push/Hit and launch blocks that can destroy enemies.
  • All the bugs i’m sure you will find in the game.

Hope you like it!

C+C Welcomed!

How do i learn game programming of C++

Posted by
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 4:17 pm

I know the basics but i dont know how to make a game

Onanigan :: Post-Mortem ::

Posted by (twitter: @matnesis)
Thursday, September 11th, 2014 9:46 pm

My objective was a platform game where you are able to walk everywhere, like a spider, like a mountain climber. You jump and get hooked to the wall, the gravity always pushing down (as usual).

The mechanic took me a lot of time and between coding & testing I did get pretty good at it. And this was part of the problem, getting good at my game somehow blind me about how other players would adapt.

Also, even when I did try to teach the player with design, I was not good enough, the game gets pretty hard pretty fast. This plus the learning curve plus some little bugs makes the gameplay unfinished.

But, I love this game, it’s my 5th Ludum Dare entry, my 5th game ever, and as a prototype I believe I can polish and design a better version (I have a big list of ideas also). You are invited to watch the playthrough or play the game! Thanks for reading this!

PLAY & RATE ONANIGAN (web win mac lin)

NAILER – Native Application Installer / Launcher

Posted by (twitter: @snake5creator)
Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 3:10 am

I’ve been working on some software that is meant to reduce the effort it takes to test native applications. I’m sure many of you know how most native games here are released – they’re packaged together in an archive that has to be opened and fully extracted before running the game. Many people are possibly turned off by the amount of work it takes to run a simple game, some might even avoid testing such games.

To tip the scale towards native games (in the name of the undisputedly superior experience and technological variety such games can provide), I’ve developed an application that can generate a self-extracting archive. But it’s one that supports building custom user interfaces and doing background extraction of game files so that games can be opened with just one click.

This is how the interface can look (it’s fully customizable):

First game package ever built (Windows version of my LD30 game: Connected Worlds – The Adventure) (Dropbox mirror)

More info (source, SDK, backstory) at blog.sgscript.org.

Mighty Retro Zero – Bangai-O Missile Fury inspired level

Posted by (twitter: @DavitMasia)
Saturday, September 6th, 2014 2:55 pm

First, thanks to “Theunlosing Quint” steam user for the idea of a Bangai-O level.

This will be one of the Endless level available in the game. Yes, is a bit hard and challenging but also addictive and fun!!

The level is inspired on Bangai-O Missile Fury. Here you can see a  youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSlQRd7C1to .

Hope you like it!

 

 

Links to follow the project
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Official page: http://dev.kronbits.com/myghtyretrozero

TigSource Devlog: http://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=42252
Gamejolt Page: http://gamejolt.com/games/platformer/mighty-retro-zero/29923/
IndieDB: http://www.indiedb.com/games/mighty-retro-zero
Steam: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/308914920

Tumblr: http://dev.kronbits.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/matriax
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kronbits
Twitter(Official): https://twitter.com/Kronbits
Twitter(Personal): https://twitter.com/DavitMasia

Hi!

Posted by
Monday, September 1st, 2014 6:03 pm

Hello there! I am Dmqza, I joined 1-2 days ago. I wanted to upload a game to the Ludum Dare 30, but I started after the entries closed. You will see it on the third page of the warmup weekend games, titled ‘Warmup Entry That Was Supposed To Be A Ludum Dare 30 Game’. I hope you enjoy it. But it is not very good, so maybe not. Anyway, to sum it all up: I’m new here, can’t upload my game, in the warmup, not very good. Bye! P.S: LD30 seemed like the most interesting one. But now it’s (the entries are) over. :(

Onanigan (Teaser 2)

Posted by (twitter: @matnesis)
Friday, August 29th, 2014 3:09 pm

onanigan

Do not go, please, they never listen. Why do you think they will do different this time?

PLAY THE GAME HERE (web win mac lin)

Finding my game in the LD30 mosaic

Posted by (twitter: @royvanrijn)
Thursday, August 28th, 2014 4:14 am

Update: I’ve changed this into a code golf challenge, if you’re into code golf, give it a shot here

A couple of hours ago Will posted a cool mosaic with a lot of thumbnails of games forming a large world map. He set us a simple challenge “find your game!”.

Check out his post here: All LD30 Games in this Mosaic!

First I had a quick look, couldn’t find mine… so I solved it as a real programmer should.

  1. Input: mosaic.png
  2. Input: #tiles x and y
  3. Input: mythumbnail.png
  4. Loop over thumbnails in mosaic
  5. Calculate error
  6. Output image with least error and remember the coordinates

Booya!

Interesting thumbnail right? Please play the game here:

A (dis)connected world…

Onanigan

Posted by (twitter: @matnesis)
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 4:40 pm

Do not go, please, they never listen. Why do you think they will do different this time?

Onanigan (Ludum Dare 30)

I hope you enjoy the game!

http://ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-30/?action=preview&uid=10741

Didn’t get any time this weekend

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 6:58 am

Okay so basically I had my birthday weekend, and turned 39. Was busy from Friday all the way to yesterday. I was going to shoehorn my game into the theme for the jam, however, even that time got usurped.

I’d still like some feedback on it thus far, so I’m posting a link, so when you get bored or done with jam games, why not try my asteroids game. It is in HTML5 and javascript, so you need a compatible browser and javascript on.

Thanks,
Uhfgood

Play my asteroids game here! Instructions on page, uses html5 + javascript

P.S. I have a laptop with an intel i7 and running windows 7 home, and tested this on firefox and internet explorer, they seem to run well for me, but YMMV. If it runs poorly or slowly please consider the possibility it’s either your computer, browser, or the fact you may be running other programs or things in other tabs – first, and then report to me afterward, thanks (I only say this because I’ve had people tell me something doesn’t work in firefox, and then it does for me so I have no way to reproduce the bug, not to mention eventually it works for them anyways without me doing anything, meaning there’s a number of factors involved that doesn’t have to do with my [lack of] programming skills)

Scratch & Try Again

Posted by (twitter: @matnesis)
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 1:15 am

I’m about to scratch what I have.

It’s something that I want to create, but, I don’t think I would be able to finish it :(

(For another time! maybe?)

onanigan-map1

Little Rainbow Story

Posted by
Friday, August 22nd, 2014 7:39 pm

Concept-Art

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