What is everyones current project

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  1. yanuart

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    will I be considered spamming if I also mention that my service is for hire ?? :D

    btw, its yanuart, there's a straight line in my nickname that somehow eliminates the tail part of "y"
     
  2. codeminion

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    We know there is a strong resemblance because many people noticed it, but does any of you think we should drop the character because of that? We ment to create Giggles as a furry, bear-like wizards imp, and the resemblance is mostly accidental.

    Mogwai
    Giggles

    Do you think we could run into legal problems due to the looks of our character?
     
  3. Holmqvist

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    I'm working on my first little game :)
    It's a game similar to duck hunt called Birdie Hunter..
    I'm developing in flash and should be done in a week or two (total dev time about a month, done in spare time).
    It's gonna be released as freeware, but I want to wait, so I can use it to draw traffic to a game when I finish a commercial one.
    You people can try it when it's done though, just not gonna spread the word about it from the beginning...
    Better get back to working with my schoolwork now... (we've just started learning Director)

    / Jacob
     
  4. Mark Sheeky

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    I'm sure there won't be legal problems because there are a lot of similar cutesy monster things and you're not trying to copy a Mogwai. However, 'Giggles' looks really creepy to me, so if you do have something nicer in reserve then you could give it a go :)

    Mark
     
  5. codeminion

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    Eh.... we try very very hard... but just anything we do we always get a devil step dancing in a firey lava pit :eek: And that's a little problem when you trying to reach younger audiences ;)

    We will try to un-darken ourselves...

    But hey instead of having a creepy furry imp in the down left corner it could be A LOT worse... ;)

    Best Regards
     
  6. Mark Sheeky

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    How about making the body shorter so that the arms and legs almost come out of the head like a flump? Here's a speedy mockup:

    gig2.jpg

    Mark
     
  7. codeminion

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    :D I must admit that it looks quite different :)

    Thanks very much for the effort - we will think this over and ask some more people on this and see what they will tell us.

    Thanks again and maybe we'll stop talking over the issue of Giggles The Helper Imp before this Thread deteriorates futher ;)

    Best Regards
     
  8. whisperstorm

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    This whole thread has fired up my overworked brain enough to offer an idea/suggestion -- why not have a virtual conference on indie games? Everyone would have virtual booths, talk about their games, share ideas, etc. all as threads on this board somehow... just a thought.
     
  9. RedKnight

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    That's what the internet and forums are for.
    Is more then sharing porn online. :D

    silly
     
  10. Dock

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    I definitely think it looks cuter and fuzzier.
     
  12. Hiro_Antagonist

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    #92 Hiro_Antagonist, Nov 12, 2004
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  13. elias

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    Hi

    I'm currently working on Tribal Trouble, which is currently in beta. It runs on linux, mac and win32.

    - elias
     
  14. Gary the Llama

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    Quick update... The engine is coming along nicely. Instead of remaking Lolo I've decided to take the basic formula and make a full-fledged game with the engine.

    Current working title: Goop!

    The engine is about 50% complete. Development is actually coming along much faster than I thought it would... I might even have a playable alpha by the end of the year.

    You heard it here first folks. :)
     
  15. Duke

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    After being told by many that pool games have (very) limited audience, what else could we work on next, but yet another match 3 game :) , called 'Crime Puzzle'.
    Kind of like Bejeweled/Jewel Quest, with an "Agatha Christie/Dick Tracey" 'plot'.

    No in-game screenshots so far, only main menu:
    Menu screenshot

    Should be released in a month or so (but you never really know that for sure, right? :confused: ).
     
  16. Tertsi

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    I'm working on a detailed turn-based fantasy strategy game with lots of team management and RPG type of features... www.battlesofnorghan.com and I will soon(around 1-2 weeks) be looking for a few beta testers for it. (0.55 version, game otherwise fully functional but the battles are simulated with a simple temporary algorithm instead of actually controlled which means that there's still quite a lot to do. I'd still say that the game will be finished in Q1 2005.)
     
  17. Tertsi

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    I got to say that I really like the look of that menu :)
     
  18. Ratboy

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    Me too. That just oozes noir... :cool:
     
  19. Duke

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    Thanks, guys!
    I'm just so lucky I have such an artist for my best friend and a partner ;)
     
  20. aiosup

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    Leaderz

    Suntastic Software is currently working on Leaderz...

    The game is called Leaderz and it's a turn-based strategy game. You are to control a nation and win a name as the greatest Leader of all times (and the advertisment goes on and on).

    The gameplay follows the rule 'a minute to learn, a lifetime to master'. Each turn you select one action and so do your opponents. The game engine analyzes and rates your playing style. You get ranked according to your actions in several different areas of the game, so 'over-specialists' are not going to make it. The score is used in single player games to decide the winner, so one may lose even if (s)he wipes out from the map all the opponents... [the tournament game is not that restrictive]

    The game seems to be in the final stages, so hopefully it will soon be ... Well, enough already ... here's a screenshot :)

    http://prof.cs.pub.ro/~aiosup/Leaderz_sshot_3.jpg


    Take care,

    A
     

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