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Off-Topic => Contests => Topic started by: Prpl_Mage on November 02, 2018, 04:30:42 PM

Title: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 02, 2018, 04:30:42 PM
Starting November 2 a 3-week contest is on.
This contest is about creating a microgame using only a single map, if a game seems hard to do; a mini game or heck - just a map with a puzzle to solve, will be just dandy.



Rules: Make a game that can be won by playing.
Limitations: The game itself should only consist of one map of 20x15 tiles. (Exception to 2 maps, if one of them is a custom title screen)
Contest duration: 3 weeks (November 2-23)
Judging: Voting? I might convince a guy to play all games and give it a score if we want something different. (But he might be biased)
Theme: None

I would really appreciate if I could get a PM by next friday from the people who are participating, or just a reply in this thread, if I'm gonna convince that guy to play and such then I need to know how many games we're talking.

Current number of participants: 5
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Momeka on November 03, 2018, 10:11:38 AM
Well, I'm in. I got an idea for a game, might be to complicated to finish within the time but going to give it a try.

As for judging, I'm down for what ever. I'm also down for not making a contest and just an even with us making games together.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Donut on November 04, 2018, 12:01:28 PM
I'm in too.
Started thinking more deeply on the concept, now I will try to develop a mini scenario and will code all of it.
Might do more after the contest, I'm not entirely sure all my graphics will be finished properly...
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: zuhane on November 05, 2018, 04:50:38 PM
This sounds cool! Got rm2k3 on Steam a while back for cheap, so I might delve back into it :D
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Momeka on November 06, 2018, 01:58:19 PM
Oh awesome! Do it, Zuhane!


I've gotten started. Still very doubtful if I'll make it in time, decided to do a dungeon crawling deck-building game. Probably not the best idea with the deadline but been wanting to try and make one for awhile. So lets go!
(https://i.imgur.com/msyoH5o.gif)
So far you can cruise around the apocalypse in a yellow van.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 06, 2018, 03:36:27 PM
Damn, gotta find a different theme for my game. It was supposed to be a road trip in a post alien attack-world.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Momeka on November 07, 2018, 12:46:22 AM
Damn, gotta find a different theme for my game. It was supposed to be a road trip in a post alien attack-world.

Ah man, I'm sure our games will be different enough. No need to abandon your idea.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Donut on November 07, 2018, 01:43:59 AM
Oh god and I'm still at making my mini-scenario xD
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 07, 2018, 03:21:14 PM
Ah man, I'm sure our games will be different enough. No need to abandon your idea.

Now it's a caravan in a perpetual night instead so no worries. Concept stays the same but gotta change some terms and art. Good that I did it now while it's still in a planning stage
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 09, 2018, 04:49:20 PM
Ran into a hitch with the game but it's on track again.

One week has passed since the contest started. Do everyone feel satisfied with the 3 week deadline btw? I figured that if I give you a month then yall might do ambitious things that don't finish in time.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: drenrin2120 on November 09, 2018, 07:33:52 PM
Oh awesome! Do it, Zuhane!


I've gotten started. Still very doubtful if I'll make it in time, decided to do a dungeon crawling deck-building game. Probably not the best idea with the deadline but been wanting to try and make one for awhile. So lets go!
(https://i.imgur.com/msyoH5o.gif)
So far you can cruise around the apocalypse in a yellow van.

What the hell, I was literally just gonna make a simon-says style mini-game and look at you over here.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 10, 2018, 05:55:55 PM
What the hell, I was literally just gonna make a simon-says style mini-game and look at you over here.

To be honest, yours is a much more realistic goal. If it wasn't Momeka we're talking about then I'd assume it will never be done in time.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Momeka on November 11, 2018, 03:27:15 PM
Yeah, I probably won't make it in time (not that surprising) but been distracted by other things. I'll at least try to have something playable by the end.

No need to extend the deadline for me though. Mainly using this as a start of for something I can continue to work on afterwards.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Donut on November 12, 2018, 01:48:38 AM
It might be short for me, but that0s because everyone in my family decided to wake up and come visit me; and my brother's baby arrived a month earlier than initially planned. I can only work on it on weekdays then but I'll make something. My idea is not too difficult, I just need to get started with the programming. I was busy planning last week.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 12, 2018, 07:43:26 AM
Hy guys, sorry I've been doing stuff: I'll have a go making something for this contest, apologies for no notification! : ) (Probably won't be amazing either)
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Prpl_Mage on November 14, 2018, 06:21:24 AM
I may be way over my head as well. I've done a lot of work in common events but so far all I have are calculations and such, nothing to show for. I'm not even sure if all these parts works together as a unit when I try to puzzle them together on the map.
Anyway, I might end up using RTP graphics just to have something but I'm gonna finish by next week even if the game isn't what I intended.
Title: Re: Microgame Contest
Post by: Moosetroop11 on November 16, 2018, 10:40:41 AM
Half way through my game and I think I may have succeeded in making the most boring game ever :0

It's actually spectacularly boring :p We'll have to see how you find it haha