• Game Programming Competition #5
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  • [B]Game Programming Competition #5[/B] [SUP][SUB]I think we're up to 5[/SUB][/SUP] [B]Theme[/B] We decided that Arcade is a pretty nifty theme and will go with that, it means you can make a pretty basic game and focus on all aspects of it. Arcade means getting high scores, leaderboards and no stories - easy. Your challenge is to make something which has a clear running theme - as Arcade games do - to make it fun, there is no need to make it 'authentic' looking or sounding. [B]Useful Other Stuff[/B] [URL]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcade_game[/URL] [B]Marking Scheme [/B] Theme [20] - Did it fit the theme of Arcade games or did it drift off into random areas? Fun [20] - Was it fun or did you paint a wall and watch it dry? Gameplay [10] - Was it playable or were the controls like a mentally disabled house cat? Art [5] - Was it beautiful or like looking at a man throw up all over himself? Overall [5] - Overall was it effective or just another video game? [B]Duration[/B] January 30th - March 1st [URL="http://countdown.free-and-online.com/?timer=lngses8361"]Pointless countdown[/URL] [B]Prizes[/B] Dungeons of Dredmor - BlkDucky Puzzle Chronicles - @@ STORM: Frontline Nation - @@ $5 game of winner's choice - Phreebird Ricochet - MallocNull Sanctum - Darkest_97 Nuclear Dawn - The Inzuki Humble Bundle 3 - Elegwa Renegade Ops - Walker GRID - Dj-J3 $10 - Geel9 Renegade Ops - Fhux Haunted Hell's Reach - Fhux Greed Corp - Fhux Super Monday Night Combat invitational ([B]x 3[/B]) - The Inzuki [B]Competitors[/B] NorthernGate MallocNull Darkest_97 BlkDucky The Inzuki RO supersnail11 NinjaWilko Smashmaster DoctorSalt CrumbleShake Elegwa ZenX2 Staneh Map in a box awfa3 Darwin226 Woodcutter11 AntonioR Walker Hruhf Vbits Tortex Roald-guy Loli Naarkey h2ooooooo Eric95 bobiniki i300 nick10510 charliel synthiac AzLaN 1996Langley Darkimmortal thrawn2787 [B]Previous Contests[/B] Procedural Generation - [URL]http://www.facepunch.com/threads/1105841[/URL] Pong - [URL]http://www.facepunch.com/threads/961746-The-Facepunch-Programming-Competition?highlight[/URL] It's a Coders Holiday - [URL]http://www.facepunch.com/threads/1041206-It-s-a-Coders-Holiday-Games-Programming-Competition?highlight[/URL] Non-Combat Gaming Experience - [URL]http://www.facepunch.com/threads/1064093-Game-Programming-Competition-2?highlight[/URL] [B]Hall of Fame[/B] i300 - Won "Procedural Generation" Competition Turb_ - Won "Pong" Competition Jallen - Won "It's a Coders Holiday" Competition Dlaor - Won "Non-Combat Gaming Experience" Competition [B]Good Luck to everybody... GO GO GO![/B]
  • Along with the great game Puzzle Chronicles! I'll throw in STORM: Frontline Nation!!!!!! TWO AMAZING GAMES! :dance:
  • As is always the case you can put me down to try, I'm not 100% sure if I'll finish it, but you know, it's always good to try.
  • [QUOTE=@@;34468022]Along with the great game Puzzle Chronicles! I'll throw in STORM: Frontline Nation!!!!!! TWO AMAZING GAMES! :dance:[/QUOTE] awesome [QUOTE=NorthernGate;34468025]As is always the case you can put me down to try, I'm not 100% sure if I'll finish it, but you know, it's always good to try.[/QUOTE] k
  • I'm donating Ricochet to the winner's loot. Everyone should have a chance to play this amazing VALVe title. Also, I'll enter. Under the probability-defying circumstance that I do win, second place will get Ricochet, though I very seriously doubt this will be an issue.
  • I've somewhat learned XNA so I'll probably make something. But Ill still get destroyed. Ill also throw in a copy of Sanctum, and maybe some amazing coupons!
  • I'll enter too. And uh I got a lot of shit clogging my Steam inventory so I'll donate my Nuclear Dawn I have lying around.
  • In case I didn't make myself clear earlier, - I am entering this competition
  • [QUOTE=RO;34468253]In case I didn't make myself clear earlier, - I am entering this competition[/QUOTE] You're seriously making Whack-A-Zombie?
  • I'll enter. I only need to think of an idea now. [QUOTE=Darkest_97;34468180]Ill also throw in a copy of Sanctum, and maybe some amazing coupons![/QUOTE] Don't coupons expire on March 1st?
  • [QUOTE=Phreebird;34468268]You're seriously making Whack-A-Zombie?[/QUOTE] [img]http://i.imgur.com/OfbeR.png[/img]
  • If I get that far, I might throw my [small] hat into the ring. One question though: I've had a plan to reinvision some classic games in completely new ways: Is that allowable? (I'd build it from scratch)
  • [QUOTE=DoctorSalt;34468397]If I get that far, I might throw my [small] hat into the ring. One question though: I've had a plan to reinvision some classic games in completely new ways: Is that allowable? (I'd build it from scratch)[/QUOTE] my game is a hybrid between whack-a-mole, a hilarios but child friendly fun fair game, and zombies, a hilarious but not often used themegame in games these days
  • [QUOTE=RO;34468458]my game is a hybrid between whack-a-mole, a hilarios but child friendly fun fair game, and zombies, a hilarious but not often used themegame in games these days[/QUOTE] :D Good point.
  • [QUOTE=C:\;34468571]Do roguelikes count as arcade? :v:[/QUOTE] Add a points system. Change one life to limited credits. Make it real time instead of turn-based. Maybe remove the random levels. Realise you just remade Gauntlet.
  • [QUOTE=BlkDucky;34468601]Add a points system. Change one life to limited credits. Make it real time instead of turn-based. Maybe remove the random levels. Realise you just remade Gauntlet.[/QUOTE] Make it four player, realize Gauntlet was great, profit.
  • [del]im thinking of having a system of insert coin where you put CDs into your computer and when you die it wipes the CD so you have to put a new one in to play, is this hard/posible?[/del] nevermind I dont think theres time more progress on charactars [img]http://i.imgur.com/Gd72m.png[/img]
  • [QUOTE=C:\;34468702]>wiping a cd what[/QUOTE] that part was silly. But the insert CD as coins idea is actually brilliant.
  • Winner gets a Indie Humble Bundle 3 from me. Also, count me in. I'll have time after my last exam tomorrow.
  • Am I allowed to use the love2d console (so i dont have to write it myself)
  • [QUOTE=C:\;34468850]Am I allowed to use the love2d console (so i dont have to write it myself)[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=BlkDucky;34468437]Yeah do whatever you like, I don't care.[/QUOTE]