Well this week was tough and am a bit behind in my Jamuary game jam now but nothing I can’t pull around. Work is busy at the moment but have resolved to bring my laptop in everyday and will see if that helps. Also there will be less overtime.
So nothing like following up a New Years Resolution with an immediate commitment, with that in mind I entered a game jam yesterday that launched just after midnight last night called GAME JAMuary. As you can see from the image below the Jam was launched literally right after midnight the theme being “Fire Works”.
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Ebraxia is now on Windows 10 thanks to everyone who played the game on Itch and left feedback. I might release on the Mac Appstore if all goes well but have some really exciting projects in the pipeline.
I’ll be making my first steps into 3D games particularly around game cinematics, exciting stuff can’t wait.
When starting out game development one of the first questions that will come to mind is what tools do I use. I tried a few Construct 2, GameSalad and Corona. The first 2 are WYSIWYG editors. You can get a workable game up and running in an hour or two. This is very gratifying and both GameSalad and Construct 2 are fine tools. However it became frustrating when a relatively simple problem for code to fix might mean a more complex workaround in the editor. That in turn stunted my creativity a bit. Continue reading “Unity or Unreal”