Contest SW-Jam 2013 Planning Thread (Read 2109 times) game jam game dev game making

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I'm off work from the 14-22 of September and I am missing Ludum Dare to go to a conference so I figured it would be a good idea to suggest we hold a game jam either on the weekend of the 14th, or perhaps even have a week-long jam in which we liven this place up a bit and get the creative juices flowing.
 
We have an active user base of roughly 15 members and a whole lot more lurking in the background. We have our RPGmaker veterans who are still, a decade later, sticking to their trade but also others who have moved on to other interesting areas of gamedev and art.  
 
It would be really great if we could bring some of our oldies out of retirement and somehow promote this on the main page/forum header and make a real event out of it.
 
So who's up for it and what do you think?
 
Some ideas (Edit!);
 

 
The winner, decided by community vote, will receive (should they want to) a 3D printed foget skull, modelled and assembled in my living room. I may also make a runner's up trophy that is printed in "robot silver". I have yet to own gold filament.
Last Edit: August 17, 2013, 04:03:25 pm by ed
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I want to make more games, so if some other people join I'll be in.
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i will do this
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Goooooood.

[quote name="Happy HELLoween" post=438056 timestamp=1376580628]
I want to make more games, so if some other people join I'll be in.[/quote]
Perhaps we could collaborate with your shiny new site re. submissions? I reckon we will need to all take to twitter at some point to drum up some interest before, during and after.
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sure, give itch.io all your games. I also made a site for hosting competitions a while ago that I never used. I could also resurrect that.
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If you're serious about the prize then I'm in.
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maybe I will try my hand at making a thing, I gots some dumb ideas I wanna make into total bullshit reality and gget all skulls
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sure, give itch.io all your games. I also made a site for hosting competitions a while ago that I never used. I could also resurrect that.
I guess you'd have to make it so that it's pay what you want or free for the judging period or something similar. Sounds good though so thanks!
 
If you're serious about the prize then I'm in.
Here's the last object I printed for a friend's birthday (.3mm layer height, "robot silver" PLA). I might try a composite object for skull trophies, so multiple materials. I will make it then use it for the promo/twitter material.
 
maybe I will try my hand at making a thing, I gots some dumb ideas I wanna make into total bullshit reality and gget all skulls
Dooo eeet
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i just finished 7dfps, but yeah i'm totally up for this. (it's also nice to have someone that's not me "hosting" it since i'm kinda bad at organizing things hah)
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Are teams aloud? Because I'm not really a programming kind of guy, but I'm a Music Composition major and I've been really aching to do a game soundtrack. If that's cool and anyone needs some tunes, PM me and I'll be more than happy to make music for you.
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Feel free to suggest rules and constraints and we can argue over them/reach a general consensus. I think we should have as few as possible.
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fuck the rules
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rule 1: make game
rule 2: hello :o)
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... in faberdashery bling bling gold. Although I am tempted to let the winner choose their material.
 
Edit: RT this shit to get the ball rollin' https://twitter.com/mysteronomnom/status/368766233220354048
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If teams are allowed and someone wants 2 team I'll play. I do concept dev n graphics.
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i am up for this... gonna try to make a preemptive halloween game... horror hounds only...
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i think it would b sweet to team up with you guys. i can do pretty average coding in unity and i can do graphics, but i'm not that good at texturing models whoops.
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I am a pretty decent all rounder with 3d modelling and unity, although I would say I am getting really good at texturing and UV mapping recently. I could pair up with one of you more code-minded folk and be someone's art monkey.

Would say I am exempt from winning but if my dev buddy were to win then they would not be?
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i agree against rules & constraints... do as thou salt... but i still think it'd be cool to have like a handful of suggested vague themes & motifs to incorporate or not however you like....

some occur naturally, like hallowe'en already mentioned...
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