Posts Tagged "Ludum Dare"

The incredible art of over-engineering: Everybody Plays Golf Post-Mortem

Over-engineering: a plan where one adds unnecessary complexity in implementing a simple feature for a technical project. In the same way it’s dangerous to plan a game with too many features in a game jam, over-engineering sinks a lot of projects, personal or otherwise. While we’ve set out to make a satirical game about energy...

Combining the unusual with the familiar: The Recursive Dollhouse Post-Mortem

“I have a present for you,” announced the father as he walks into his family home with a big wrapped package. Excited, his daughter hastily unwraps the box. Her face opens into a big smile: it’s a dollhouse. “Take a look inside,” encourages the father. The small girl lifts the roof of the dollhouse to...

New Ludum Dare game: The Recursive Dollhouse

Like a swift ninja skittering across a frozen lake, Ludum Dare 37 have come and went swiftly… Hello, everyone! Sorry for the silent treatment, but we have a new game out! Inspired by an episode of Tales of the Unusual (Japanese version of Twilight Zone), we went full-on surreal: The Recursive Dollhouse is a very...

New Ludum Dare game: Artifact of the Ancients

Now that Ludum Dare 36 is over, we have a new game! We’ve attended the Jam (team development challenge) to something a little more familiar: a puzzle-platformer that involves flipping the world upside-down! Our new game is Artifact of the Ancients, created by Taro Omiya, Robert Denner, and Jason Harlow. Oh yeah it’s open-source, too!...

Through Oneself v1.1.1 update!

Up until now, we’ve been silently updating our Ludum Dare 35 game, originally titled Hidden in Plain Sight, to Through Oneself. The title change was due to the discovery of an existing game that was also titled Hidden in Plain Sight. Along with the title change, though, we’ve made a couple of changes to address...

Stop Asking Me Unity VR questions! The Hidden in Plain Sight Post-Mortem

In-between making a game for Ludum Dare game jam, we were also responsible for organizing the Tech Valley Game Space Ludum Dare real-world meeting, and acting as a tutor for the Unity application in a VR Hackathon at Tech Valley Center of Gravity. While we have dealt with being an organizer and making a game...

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