Ludum Dare 26
Ludum Dare 26 Warmup
Ludum Dare 25
Ludum Dare 23
Ludum Dare 23 Warmup
Archive for the ‘LD #23’ Category
Finally got some sort of adversary in here now other than time rotting your vegetables. This will be my 2nd Ludum Dare where pigs are some sort of an enemy…. and I like pigs. Hmm.
1 Day down, 1 to go. Just about an hour ago I had an epiphany for how to up the cute factor of this. Now instead of carrying your produce in the typical magic invisible “inventory”, you’ve got everything all stacked up, with the currently selected item at the bottom, just waiting to be used . This should make the next game mechanic I have planned make a little more sense visually. Just got items showing up in the shop, can’t actually buy them yet, but you now automatically sell all the produce you bring in. Made some cheesy little night and day sort of system by moving a gradient up and down. Looks pretty sweet though. Anyways, got errands to run. Seeing a lot of stuff a lot more awesome than mine on here, great job everyone!
So far so good with doing this the “recommended way”. I started off with a bunch of boxes and just made them behave the way I wanted. I started drawing some sprites now and am happy with the way this is turning out. I was a bit disappointed with the theme, but I’m making it work. Plenty of work still ahead of me, but I think I got a pretty good amount knocked out already. I’m doing a chronolapse from my laptop, and for the first time also have a webcam, which should be interesting to watch afterwards . I’m looking forward to actually playing and judging other entries this year because for once I may actually be submitting something!
If you’re reading this post…. GO YOU!!!
I’ll be in for LD23. This time around I figured maybe I should simplify things a bit and actually make more of an attempt to actually finish something for the deadline. That said, this time around I plan on using the following:
- GameMaker Lite – I’ve helped out on a number of projects using this, and it’ll definitely do what I need it to do.
- Paint Shop Pro 7 – I may not even use this, the built-in editor of GameMaker does pretty well for me
- BFXR – If there isn’t a reason for me to record sounds myself, this will probably be my weapon of choice for sound effects
- Audacity – Then again, if I DO need to record some sounds …
- Musagi – Kinda doubt I’ll get to this, but I’ve had the most success with actually creating music using this… (Thank you DrPetter!)
I guess that basically covers it. I was pleased to see my theme (Build it, Then use it) in the themes list. I kinda doubt it’ll get too many votes since it sort of implies a level of complexity I’d guess that people don’t want to bother with in an LD. Anyways, good luck to everyone this time around, and just MAYBE I’ll see some of you at the finish line!