Sunday 24 January 2010

Just a fast post

Hey all,
Today Networks exam passed safety :) Wow thats really cool :) with no injuries :)

I had some small news :) for you all :)

I dont know if somebody know that or what but I made a twitter rss feed from my twitter profile if anyone intersted to follow me :) here is a link to my twitter link

Also Alexitron was talking about my game (Mailure) on his development dairy which was so cool you can check it here.

Last thing Game Make Blog is holding a contest where you design a icons and logo for them.
It is required to design
  • Favicon requirements: 16×16 size, .ico format.
  • Twitter avatar: 73×73 size, .png format
  • There are no other requirements other than to use your imagination

There will be prizes the winner will take a Game Maker 8 pro version or two month advertising on their website or any game in the same budget :)

Deadline for the compo is 12th February submit as fast as possible and send the submission entries either through their twitter account (here) or PM them here

This is the old logo they want to change :)

Thats all now :)


Thursday 21 January 2010

:S Bad News :S

Hey All,
First I am totally sorry that I didnt post anything for long time but I started exams on past sunday and I had an exam yesterday and the days before I had to study hard :)

Till now I didnt start AS3 with FlashPunk hopefully I can start it soon also the progress in Night Guard has been stopped since I started studying for the exam (means two weeks ago :S) which is along time :D

For the assemblee compo :) it has come to an end and there are 73 entries that you can view them all here :) there are some desecent games there :) its so nice :) and also the voting for best games is open and here is the link for the voting :)

There is a new contest running on community :) its their first contest :) the theme is to make a game that set on eart in the past you have 24 hours to finish the game but the deadline of the compo extends till 25 January :)
For more details here is the link.

There are lots of small contest on GameJolt two :) beside the rogue one :)

Random Contest by MadMaker :)
Theme: make a random game
Deadline: 1st March
More details: link

Binary Code Contest by Zack :)
Theme: Binary numbers and codes
Deadline: 15th March
More details: link

Innovation Contest by Toadsanime :)
Theme: Innovation
Deadline: 14th Febrauary
More details: link

About the IGF student entries :) as I usual I didnt pass to the finals (as expected :D) but the students final entries are truely amazing :) here is a link to see some entries :)

At the last some YoYoGames compo entries are rockin' till now :) the are still indevelopment but the rocks

1- CowboyKilla is a collab between Banov and Andrew both are amazing game designers since they are now collaborating so their game also an amazing master peice you should try the demo :)

2- StarLoad looks descent although I couldn't run it either on my PC or laptop it threw an Unexpected exception for some people while others dont threw :) but the designer of this game (GraniteGear) make lots of amazing stuff before so I think this game will be cool :)

3- Extinction 3D is an amazing 3D game that reveals the power of GM it is made by Sakisa one of the most talented GM game designer he made lots of cool games like CrimeLife series :)

4- Symphony game is made by 3dpursit :) and the game looks so nice :)
and there are more amazing games coming in the way :)

By these games my probability to win the compo will be very small :S I know that but I won't let hope pass I will continue my Night Guard game and never give hope :)

At last here are two piece of strange art I do past days :)
A pixel art for a devil :)

This was for Terry(The one who made VVVVVV game :)) Birthday

This is a strange thing I drew :-?? I dont know why I drew it

That all the news I know they aren't much but that what I knew for now so


Monday 11 January 2010

Nice News :D

Hey All,
The next couple of days may suffer from lack of updates due to my exams :) as I just going to start at next sunday :)

But there are some awesome news that I dont want to miss and dont tell you about it :)

First piece of news is about VVVVVV game that awesome game has been released by time :) I tried the demo its freakin awesome :) you must pick a full copy fast :) here is a link where you can grab a full copy for 15$ (I think because the website only shows how much it cost in egyptian pounds due to I am from Egypt :)) or try the demo :) but really freakin awesome :)

The Second piece :) GameJolt new contest starts today :) this time the contest is sponsored by which is an online hard rock radio :)

The constest theme is Rogue which means "Reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others"

The contest prizes is as usual feature on the main site for the first three winner :) and the first will recieve a free game from steam website :)

The contest will ends at midnight between 24 and 25 January :) for more info here is the link of the original post.

Last ByeBye for now as I have lots to study :)

Friday 8 January 2010

FlashPunk is Out Hurrrraaaah :D

Hey all,
This is a small piece of news :) Chevy Ray (the creator of Skull Pogo and Beacon and lots of other games) have today released his flash library called FlashPunk (which I will learn how to use it to make flash games :))

Its now available for download and it has some documentation and tutorial to start with it :)

It was designed to work with FlashDevelop and not Adobe Flash

Go now and try it :) it looks promising :) and I am so excited for using it :)

Thats all for now :)


Friday 1 January 2010

Hurrah for Bactoriam and Mailure :)

Hey all,
Today I found a very nice news about both games Bactoriam and Mailure.
They are featured in video of 100 GameMaker Games in 10 min for 2009 games.

Here is the video :)

Also There are lots of cool videos for the game of the year and one of the best shows I love to see is the ByteJacker show and yesterday show was awesome it contain top 10 indiegames in 2009 see that video its nice :)

Another amazing news VVVVVV game will be released on 10 Jan this year with price of 15$ :) It deserve it and you must go and pick it :) there will be a demo to try :)

A new compo is starting :) on NAG forums :)

Theme: Design the same game twice. Then make the two "takes" on the concept hang together coherently.
DeadLine: January 31st 2010, 31-01-2010
More Info: link

Last thing Alexitrón was writing about what he had done in 2009 its a nice post (link) :) and I dlove it :) and he wanted people to share there story with him so I shared mine you can find it in the comments :) there

Thats all for now :)