Slow and Steady – January Update

Bonjour! It’s me again with another update, in case you didn’t read and want to, I’ve written a mid-month update that is actually a yearly update called Happy 2019! (2018 Review #finishit)

Taking a break until somewhere around January 7th made me not have a lot of progress for this month, but let’s talk gamedev because a lot happened until today, lots of small things, but they happened.

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Screen Shot 2018-12-28 at 12.00.08 AMI’ve talked about happily(never)after on the last random update and said I would talk more about it here, but there isn’t anything to say. I don’t know what I was planning to say.

Anyway, it was my fourth platformer in a row, four was a decent number of platformers to code in order to have a certain skill with it. What is more interesting is that the progress can be seen from one to another, I’m even thinking on writing a blog post about it (improvement by iteration, or something like that).

So I decided to do this for the Weekly Game Jam 76, themed ‘Afterlife’. It’s the game I’m most proud of at the moment and I really liked the feel and controls. I liked it so much I was thinking on making a bigger release based on this game. Spoiler alert: It would be a metroidvania roguelike platformer called Midnight Journey.

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Screen Shot 2019-01-18 at 6.02.49 PM.png2019 Game Development Season is open! My first entry is Cult Cultivation, an idle game I made for the Weekly Game jam 78, theme was ‘Grow’.

I’m joining a lot of Game Jams lately, it’s just that I’m enjoying doing small/simple projects and effectively finishing little pieces.

Cult Cultivation is a really simple incremental game with just a few buildings to raise your currency per second.

The real reason for me to build it is that I’m coding an Idle Game Framework on top of Unity. I want to do that so I can easily create those kind of games, a genre I happen to like a lot, and to sell it on the asset store. Selling something on the Asset Store is one of my goals for 2019. To showcase this Idle Framework I’m planning to release two free games under Fourth Dimension Studio that would use it, the first would be a standard idle game (buildings and upgrades) and the second one would be more RPG based, monsters would be exponentially stronger and your “currency” would be your damage.

pizza clicker

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For our Monthly Pizza News, Pizza Clicker V3.7 is now live on the Play Store – It is a simple update where I added one more upgrade for each building/worker (7 in total); added a new worker that gives you 2 pizzas per second; added some more random upgrades (2 or 3 of those); added 6 more news on the newspaper section and tuned the price of the first upgrades.

I will return to Pizza Clicker only in February (2 weeks from now), my backlog includes adding a better monetization plan, giving more rewards and being less invasive and adding Version 4, which includes 2 new workers, tons of upgrades and news. Hopefully, with V3.7 all code needed for V4 is done, so it is just a matter of designing and adding it into the game.

dreamlands vs mobile dreamlands

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I already said I’ve cut the RPG elements from Dreamlands and I would do a mobile game using its Level Generation and Turn Based System. With that in mind, I got me asking myself, what is effectively the difference from Dreamlands and Mobile Dreamlands?

Mobile Dreamlands is, well, some kind of infinite turn based roguelike runner. Dreamlands is an action roguelike with a progression and a hub, aiming to be more of a traditional roguelike (including having random chances of critical/miss on combat) and it would have more content.

To differentiate them even more, I will change the thematic for the Mobile Version (Mobile Dreamlands is just a temporary name by the way) – I’m not sure what it will be but I want it to be more upbeat because I’m tired of doing dark/mysterious/depressing concepts. Dreamlands is Lovecraft inspired so it is going to have plenty of that.

And again, I don’t have nothing to show here yet (I’m VERY late on that), I’ve just adapted the systems to work on mobile.

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UnknownIn some rather unexpected news I’m on an internship now, what is even more unexpected is that it is in a game company, it’s unpaid but it is 4 hours a day and very flexible.

Adding to the positives is that I will be able to learn with more experienced developers (they have this company for 6 years now). Hopefully in no time I will have my name on the credits of a game with more than 100,000 downloads, which is great, another positive point is that this internship gave me the opportunity to go to GDC this year, just speculation, there’s a lot to talk/decide yet, but it would be awesome and I wouldn’t have this opportunity otherwise.

And hey, if I have the opportunity to do an internship, even if it is unpaid, on literally the only game studio in town (Brazil things!), I have to accept, right?

Bonus Paragraph: Sometimes I’m not in the mood of working on Unity or on Sheets/Documents for my game projects, it just happens sometimes. I found out that, for me, learning/practicing music composition (something I’m planning to focus on this year), learning vue.js (gotta learn a javascript framework to program those nice portfolios) or watching game development courses (why not? there’s always something to learn) on Udemy is a good way to start getting in the flow.

And again I’ve written way more that I should have. It’s just that this month lots of small things happened, for the next I want to have just two things to talk about here: idle framework and mobile dreamlands.

That’s it for this month, thanks for reading it!

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Happy 2019! (2018 Review #finishit)

Another year is nearing its end, for some reason I decided to review all my 2018 posts in this blog, trying to do a review of my year in gamedev and also talk about my plans in 2019.

I noticed some things.

2018 Posts Review

  • 2017’s Last Monthly Update: “I can’t help but to work on 2 or 3 projects at the same time and for some reason I like doing it” – THIS DIDN’T CHANGE AT ALL.
  • “2018” post: “This year I want to focus (focus should be the biggest priority, given my historic lack of it) on three projects: Pizza Clicker, The Ace Programmer and Midnight Journey.” – Well.;

    • The Ace Programmer: Never talked about it again, wrote the first chapter and dropped it (it is something that returns to my head sometimes)
    • Midnight Journey: THIS IS ON MY MIND EVERYDAY! It was an Action RPG, I turned it into a Metroidvania and now I’m thinking on how to turn it into a Platformer (or Metroidvania without combat)
    • Pizza Clicker: Well, I released it, but on Mobile, not on web as originally intended.
  • Still on 2018 post: “My Biggest Goal: The Biggest goal of 2018 is to set something free and feel how it is” About that… (Will be talking about that down below);
  • A Dollar, Please: Stablished the goal of earning at least $1 with gamedev in 2018, well, it didn’t go so well;
  • Moving Forward: Discovered the joy of cutting down features on games.
  • Almost July: Got back to Unity after months into GameMaker Studio 2.

Gamedev Awards of 2018

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Games I simply pretended didn’t exist anymore:

  1. The Ace Programmer
  2. Midnight Journey
  3. Ghost Game

Games I started in 2018 and suddenly pretended they didn’t exist anymore:

  1. Match 3 Roguelike

“Not sure if this was the right thing” Awards

  1. Earned my Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Quit my Internship to develop games full time and to apply to Masters programs.
  3. Spend a lot of my savings going abroad and buying a Nintendo Switch and actually 2018 was probably the year I played videogames the most since my childhood.

And the award everyone was waiting for!

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#FinishIt Awards

  1. Newton’s Laws of Roguelike
  2. Zombies on the Basement
  3. Tetris Clone
  4. Space Journey
  5. Pizza Clicker
  6. Secludere
  7. Journey to the Light
  8. happily(never)AFTER

OBS: ordered by finished date, each one my games are like babies for me, I can’t establish a hierarchy implying one is better than another.

Today was the day I realized I finished 8 game projects this year, being worked on a lot more than that. If someone told me January 1st I would have done this, I wouldn’t believe. It was 5 Game Jams (Newton’s Laws of Roguelike, Zombies on the Basement, Secludere, Journey to the Light and happily(never)AFTER), one learning project (Tetris Clone) that had the purpose of helping me in a job interview but I got rejected before sending it to them! That’s Life! And, finally, two published games on Play Store (Space Journey and Pizza Clicker).

The interesting thing about Game Jams is that they show your progress in your face, my last three were platformers and the improvement from one to another is amazing. Also, game jam entries can be turned into full games, it is something that still goes through my mind for Journey to the Light and now, happily(never)AFTER.

That’s pretty much my 2018 summarized.

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I’m opening this session here because happily(never)AFTER is a game I finished today, for the Weekly Game Jam 76 and I never talked about it on this blog before (obviously).Screen Shot 2018-12-28 at 12.00.08 AM.png

The theme was ‘Afterlife’ and my entry is a 1 bit platformer! !!! CLICK HERE TO PLAY IT !!! Probably it is the game I’m most proud of at the moment.

That’s about it because I will be talking more about it on the next update.

What about 2019?

For 2019 I will set some simple goals and I won’t really get much into detail right now because I will have another whole year to talk about everything that is happening and that I’m doing.

2019 Goals:

  1. Release 1 Mobile Game
  2. Release 1 Desktop Game
  3. Release 1 Asset on Asset Store
  4. Start my Master’s (I’m optimistic it will work out!)

Quick 2019 Roadmap: If everything works out according to what was planned (it never does) – this is what I plan to release in 2019:

  1. Pizza Clicker New Year’s Upgrade (Update/Android) (January/2019)
  2. Project Mobile Dreams (Mobile Game/Android) (January/2019)
  3. Idle Game Framework (Asset/Unity Asset Store) (January/2019)
  4. Freshman’s Quest (PC Game, Platformer) (March/2019) – This is the game I’m working with a group from University.
  5. Roguelike Level Framework (Asset/Unity Asset Store) (March/2019)
  6. Dreamlands (PC Game, Roguelike) (May/2019)

If everything works out perfectly, May 2019 is when I would start my Master’s, so that is why I only planned until this month.

So that’s it for my 2018 review and my goals for 2019 on game development! Hope you have a wonderful end of 2018 and an even better 2019!

Next update will be on January 15th, following the regular schedule.

I’m Tired – December Update

Ayy, it’s that time of the month again, time for me to try to remember everything I did this last month!

The good news is, after complaining about procrastination last month, I’m having 60% of productive time while using the computer. That’s good since I spent most of my day and all of my tasks envolves using my notebook, this includes entertainment and communication.

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my entire life is managed by scrum now

So this month was pretty great, after working really hard I reached the mark of ten years old so my mom was ok with me going on an adventure with a friend and my pet in order to battle other people’s pets for prestige and money. I also managed to shut down a criminal faction and I’ve beaten the four best trainers in the world, cool right?

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At least I wish my life was like this. Just a quick note on Pokemon Let’s Go, Eevee! (besides it being a great game, of course), these games always had those moves like Cut, Surf, Strength, etc. which would only make you waste a move set on your Pokémon, they removed these so called “HMs” for this game and now they work as some kind upgrades, just like in Metroidvanias, you reach a point on the game, earn an upgrade and after that you can reach new areas.

But CUT is not out of my move set!

Cutting Dreamlands

Y’all remember Dreamlands, right? That roguelike game inspired on Lovecraft, Crypt of the Necrodancer and Bloodborne with RPG elements that would take me 3 months to finish? Yeah… 3 months…

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Dreamlands

It finally kicked in that I have basically 3 enormous systems interacting in this game, the first one I call Roguelike Level Generator Framework, the second one is the Turn Based System and the last one is the RPG System. It happens that linking the Level Generator and the Turn Based System was not a hard task and it’s decent already. But doing the RPG System, designing the stats and balance is quite challenging. And that’s when I hit the wall.

The decision I took for the moment is to drop the RPG System for a while, of course that Dreamlands isn’t Dreamlands without the RPG, so I’m basically working on another game revolving around the Level Generator and the Turn Based System, but I still don’t have anything to show yet.

I’m thinking on a mobile game similar to an “Infinite Runner”, but turn based and “roguelike” – so there would be some enemies, hazards, traps, etc… The other option is to do a more simple version of Dreamlands for PC, I’m not totally out of this idea.

I’ve seen a certain lecture (I don’t remember which one, sorry) that talks about this approach, you kind of break your game in many different pieces and do a simple game using the first piece, and then another using the first and the second, until eventually you reach your desired game.

It is interesting because when you make a game with that system, you know it works, so if it breaks on the next game, you know it’s something new that was introduced, and (ideally) you won’t have to fix many things on older systems.

The State of the Pizza

pizzaclicker-resizedPizza Clicker is on Play Store for quite a while now (Download it here!) and here is a list of what I did on this month updates:

  • Finally added Upgrades, now you can buy these upgrades that will make your workers or ovens even more efficient in pizza baking;
  • Added some more pieces of news;
  • A bunch of fixes (changing how much pizza is earned on down time, balancing some prices, raising some upgrades efficiency, added a visual feedback showing how much pizza you earn for a click and some visual fixes)

I did made a small announcement and sent the game to some people, I’m taking a look on the player behavior and I think I should do something to make the players engage more with the game (also, it was at this point I realized why those mobile games have lootboxes, free gifts every 4 hours, second chances, etc…).

Here’s a list of what I might do in the future:

  1. Add a menu showing more information to the player (how much pizza per click, how much each worker or oven is contributing to your pizza per second);
  2. Have a menu (change the pizzeria’s name, increase/decrease volume, restart game, etc…);
  3. Introduce a new kind of upgrade that when bought, it adds a new worker or a new oven (this will be important for Version 4);
  4. Add more news and more upgrades, of course, these are going to be added throughout the time;
  5. Do some kind of “lootbox” – I want to do this to raise player engagement, but I don’t want to develop a solution that could be seen simply as “cash grab” or something that would force you to watch ADS.

And most importantly, I want to tackle some tasks like SEO Optimization, Play Store Optimization and try reaching a bigger audience with Pizza Clicker.

Now what

Something I’m thinking about, that I got by talking to some developers, is taking a break from my projects, so I would return to then in a couple weeks with more energy and a better perspective. Of course I would still work a little bit on Pizza Clicker and have updates, but I wouldn’t effectively create nothing new on this break.

Doing this also would be a good opportunity to study about SEO and Play Store Optimization and Marketing in general, I would also be able to tackle some old activities like making an Idle Game Engine from Pizza Clicker and fixing Journey Light (an old Game Jam game I made).

Now, after failing again at writing a short update and 1000 words later, here I go! Thank you for reading it until this point and I hope you have a good day!

 

Tales of Indiscipline – November Update

As I write about me not having discipline, I feel like I’ve already written about that, probably because I have. But this month it kicked as hard as it could.

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me on youtube as a full time job

This month my brain just didn’t want to do any kind of work and I’m not sure why. It is normal to have bad days, unproductive days but having a whole unproductive month? Looks more like bad habits, speaking of habits, all my good habits were destroyed this month. It’s just something that happens to me from time to time, my brain simple goes like “Hm, let’s destroy all habits and create new ones!”.

On the good side I discovered a lot of good youtubers so I have this.

I can backtrack all these bad habits to 2 things: one night that I didn’t sleep while programming a game demo and starting a more aggressive diet plan (gotta lose some kg!).

I’m not sure the effects of not sleeping one single night can be, but I don’t think it can destroy a whole month, on the other hand, I’m sure it can help producing some pattern changing effects.

For the other reason, eating less calories than your body uses and going to the gym and doing cadio can be really stress inducing, making your body/brain try to spare the maximum amount of energy possible (for example, not wanting to do productive work because it is stressful and demands energy, etc…)

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me irl

After talking about being undisciplined, lack of sleep and weight loss, let’s get back to regular schedule and talk gamedev. Yes! I actually managed to have a little bit of progress.

Please Click

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that’s how I’ll get rich

The original plan on Pizza Clicker was to release and publish updates periodically, this is a very good trap that will lead you to just forget about the game. But one day I randomly looked at Play Store and it had 10+ install. How? The game wasn’t even finished for me!

I’m not sure how these people found out about Pizza Clicker, but you can see more on Pizza Clicker’s page.

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until I found this

I think this is a pretty good conversion rate for a game that I did nothing but hit the “Publish” button – It motivated me to keep working on the game and not leave it behind, I need to create gameplay to keep players more engaged.

So I launched two updates:

  1. The first one just adds a simple feature where the mayor offers you an incrementer (a worker or an oven), in exchange you have to watch an advertisement. This is the less intrusive way I found to monetize this game, and while this updates adds ADS it also adds the Unity Analytics so I can get more numbers on the game.
  2. The second one was just some bug fixes. There’s a feature that calculates how much time you spent away from the game and gives you a reward based on how much pizza per second you have and the time you spent away. The amount rewarded was 10% of all the pizza you would have produced that time, it was too much, now it is 1% (and I’m still thinking on making it even lower).

For the future, my plan is to add upgrades and add more News to the game, the Newspaper section is the way I’m going to tell the story of the game. Creating the news is not difficult, just a bit time consuming, as for the upgrades, I already started programming it and came up with an efficient way to do it.

The second plan for the future is to simplify Pizza Clicker into a generic Idle/Clicker game and sell it as an Idle Game Engine for Unity. Making these kind of games requires a lot of interconnected systems and a lot of persistency, that can be hard for people not very used to programming so this kind of asset would help some people.

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I wasn’t thinking about that at all

How’s your Dreams?

Mine haven’t been so good actually, I had some nightmares this past month but that can be due to… Oh wait. I was supposed to talk about Dreamlands here.

You can play a very early version of Dreamlands on its itch.io page and leave any early feedback! Soon there will be a new build up!

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temporary intro screen

My focus this month for Dreamlands was to work on aesthetics, so I played a lot with colors, did many different characters and tested a lot of things on art. After all that, I still have no idea of how it should look or what colors I should use!

I also created a simple “Sandbox” mode where you can choose your initial stats and the number of rooms generated, another minor change was that the character’s idle animation now changes according to the player base speed.

Random Numbers: I love random numbers. Really. I graduated doing research on algorithms that used random numbers at their core. Good Times.

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That being said, I wrote some RNG based interactions for Dreamlands:

  1. The damage is not constant anymore, it is now a random integer value between 0.75x and 1.25x, where x is the character’s attack.
  2. There’s a random chance of a Critical Attack. A critical attack causes two times the damage and the chance increases with luck.
  3. There’s a random chance of Miss. The standard Accuracy Rate is 80% and it increases with luck.

All these features can be easily tuned and easily activated/deactivated. I made it this way because I don’t know whether they are fun features or not, so they are definitely pieces I will be returning in the future.

Current Plans with Dreamlands: The idea was to make something in 3 or 4 months, that will not be possible. But I don’t want to work years on this neither keep adding more and more features. That being said, my current plan is to work on it until the end of the year and then come up with a release date. I would like to finish it in February or March, resulting in a 6 ~ 7 month project, which is a good amount of time.

Mobile Games on itch?

I hadn’t though before on putting mobile games on Fourth Dimension’s itch.io page, but I’ve seen people doing it so I also did.

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and it was actually interesting

Almost everyday someone visited Pizza Clicker’s page. Space Journey, my first and highly casual game also got some visits. I don’t have any control or number of how much of these visits resulted on downloads, so that’s pretty much it. I just thoughy it was an interesting result.

Space Journey was my very first game on Play Store but it is still fun to play! Take a look!

This post was longer than usual and I changed subjects some times, but I hope y’all like it! See you on the next one!

sidenote: I also tried to take a different approach on writing this month, an approach which I plan to stick to, trying to keep the post more engaging and not the “I did this, I want to do that” kind of post, which although very straight and informative, can be less appealing.

October Update

Dreamlands

Last update I was developing Pizza Clicker and I reached a point where I could publish it and did it. I wanted to work more on it and have some updates but I didn’t do it (still planning on doing it – just need to organize my schedules for it).

If you are interested in playing Pizza Clicker and managing your own Idle Pizzeria you can access the game’s page here to download it on Play Store or maybe download the press kit!

What I worked on was Dreamlands.

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Dreamlands is a Roguelike RPG game inspired on Crypt of the Necrodancer and Bloodborne, the goal is to be a take on more traditional roguelikes but in a more “welcoming” and aesthetically pleasant way (as I find classical roguelikes kinda difficult to get into) – Aside of that, it will have a big influence of Lovecraftian Horror.

The aesthetic is still experimental as I have to decide color palette and art direction, I have the basic systems developed already (Level Generation and Turn Based Combat). The Combat System will still see a lot of tweaks during development.

There is nothing very interesting on it yet, just basic mechanics. The next steps are creating a sandbox mode and the art direction, after that I will add more content to the game and think about alpha and beta releases.

In fact, a first playable version is available online here (Fourth Dimenstion’s itch.io page).

My original plan was to make this game in 3 or 4 months, leading the release date to be in late December or early January. I think I can stick to this deadline because, by default, this game is supposed to be simple and kind of an introduction to roguelikes. My goal is to have it on itch.io and maybe on Steam for around $5.

If you want to know about Dreamlands in more detail, there are these posts on the Fourth Dimension’s Devlog:

GameJams

This month I joined two Gamejams, which was something I haven’t done for a while, they are always nice to test and learn new things! These are the two games I’ve made:

 

They kinda look similar (well, it’s my pixel art style)

Secludere (Right) (Available online at itch.io)

Secludere is a simple platformer game. The jam was the “Become Better at Something Jam” which I kind of randomly picked at itch.io jams page, it was a small jam (7 participants I think) that I just happened to like the themes/goals. The idea was to practice with music and animation.

This jam was a week long so I really didn’t push a lot of desperate work on this (from 1 to 2 hours daily)

Journey to the Light (Left) (Available online at itch.io)

Journey to the Light is another platformer game, but this time with some combat mechanics. The jam was JimJam2 (143 entries) and theme was Ouroboros. I liked the concept I came up with for this game – which is Knights that needs to destroy each other in order to restore their own pieces/powers (a little bit dark, I know)

These are the results for Journey to the Light:

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I’m actually happy with these results – I always end up with something out of scope for a gamejam and Journey to the Light wasn’t any different, so the game definitely lacks a lot of polish and bug fixing. That being said, I’m thinking on fixing some stuff and reuploading it and maybe in the future make this its own game with a story of maybe 1 hour and a “roguelike” mode.

Gamedev Club

Last update I posted some prototypes I worked on a gamedev club. They were useful on our process and we picked one to create a real game! The first playable version is still on the way so I might post it here on next update.

That’s it for this update! See you on the next one!

 

September Update

Pizza Clicker

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Pizza Clicker is a game I’ve started working on a long time ago (there’s even a web playable version here) and I took this idea and made it mobile and the second game for Fourth Dimension Studios – On the Landing Page you can get the link on Play Store and get the press kit.

If you don’t have the time, here are some screenshots:

It’s still on some kind of early release and I have plans to update it to add Monetization (giving the player Ovens in exchange of watching ADS), Upgrades (as every Incremental game should have) and then more options of Hire, Ovens and Upgrades. The game’s lore will be told by the Newspaper section.

Next Project

Putting out Pizza Clicker now makes me able to work on another project, and I’m thinking on getting something more complex that should take 3 or 4 months to complete. It will either be the game I was previously working on which I called Match 3 Roguelike or it will be a new game which I’m calling Dreamlands.

What I will do is create a playable version of both of them in 1 week each, from there I will decide what to do.

Prototyping

It’s been a while since I’ve been working with some people at a local University to study and create our own games, until now we were just studying, getting to know each other and practice a little bit with internal game jams.

But now we are aiming to develop a real game and to decide what game we should make, we divided into groups and did some prototypes. I’ve worked on four prototypes on the last month, and it was a nice experience.

The first prototype is a metroidvania where your powers are related to university courses, and it also has some elements of Visual Novel. The second one is a casual racing game with a steampunk thematic, the goal is to play using accelerometer or gyroscope and it was actually pretty fun.

The two others (the ones below on the picture) were extremely experimental things, the first one was a puzzle where the room was dark and you needed to bark (you are a dog) in order to see on a bigger radius – You have to capture a thief and could do that by barking (the thief runs when you hear the bark) and locking doors.

The last one is the movement around a small planet, the idea was to have a management kind of game combined with simple combat and hazards.

I’m pretty happy with all these prototypes and I discovered that I really like prototyping, it’s all fun and games, maybe because prototyping is approached with more of a playful mindset and it is evaluated with the same playful attitude.

That was my update!

Until next month!

August Update

I quite don’t know where to start this update, which might be the first sign that have a lot of things to write here. As always, I will try to be brief.

Let’s take it easy and continue where I left at my last update on the game Match 3 Roguelike.

I’ve finished a prototype/playable version, which can be downloaded on itch.io – I tried to contact some people on the internet to play it but, generally, there wasn’t a lot of interest. I don’t know if the game seems boring, if I reached the wrong type of people (probably) or what happened, but it didn’t cause much of an impression.

Fortunately, I managed to sneak the game on Feedback Friday on Tim Ruswick’s Youtube Channel and he played it on live stream! yay! He didn’t understand a thing.

So I made what every sensible human being would do, GameMaker Studio does not do very well with these kind of games, so I decided to port it to Unity. Now the GMS2 version is publicly available on my GitHub.

Next update I will have something on this game probably.

The Fourth Dimension

Having graduated and parting ways with my Internship, suddenly I found myself with a lot of free time. So, naturally, I started trying to make my way into the games industry and while I search for opportunities to be paid to make games, I created my own “Game Company”: Fourth Dimension – Focusing on Gameplay and Game Feel. As mobile games are faster to develop, that was my starting point, and also my first game.

Space Journey is the first game I developed under the name “Fourth Dimension” – It’s even on Play Store! – It’s basically a Flappy Bird clone, but it happens on space, so the feel is a little bit different.

My goal for this “Company” is to develop games that are more comercial and can be somehow lucrative, that way I can build a portfolio with finished and polished games and might build a passive income (the dream). Even when I get a full time job (or get busy other way somehow) I still plan to work under Fourth Dimension and put more games out there.

I mentioned I have a lot more of free time so I got more into writing and finally set up my own blog (not this devlog) and a devlog for Fourth Dimension, here are some posts that might be interesting:

 

That’s it for this month!

Hopefully the next one will have more info!