Themed Trainwreck Somedays #4: Trainwrecks from Spaaaace

Danni's picture
Sat, Sep 08 2012 04:00 PM
09/08/2012 - 16:00
09/08/2012 - 18:00
Etc/GMT-7

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS
WE ARE INVADERS FROM OTHERWORLDLY DIMENSION
WE PRESENT TWO HOUR GAME JAM EVENT
SCANNERS SAY GAME JAM EVENT GO FROM 4 PM TO 6 PM ON GMT -7 ON SEPTEMBER 8 2012

OUR BENEFACTORS SAY YOU PLAYED SPACE INVADERS
SAY YOU PLAYED ASTEROIDS
SAY YOU PLAYED ROBOTRON
SAY YOU PLAYED GALAGA

WE CHALLENGE ALL EARTHLINGS TO MAKE GAMES
WE CHALLENGE ALL TO NOT MAKE JUST ANY OLD GAME
WE CHALLENGE ALL TO FIT GAME JAM THEME
WE CHALLENGE ALL TO MAKE CLASSIC ARCADE SHOOTER GAMES

EARTHLING GAMES MIGHT HAVE SPACE SHIPS
EARTHLING GAMES MIGHT HAVE ALIENS OR ASTEROIDS
EARTHLING GAMES MIGHT BE VERTICAL SHOOTER
EARTHLING GAMES MIGHT BE TOP DOWN OR ZERO GRAVITY
BUT EARTHLING GAMES MUST BE LIKE CLASSIC ARCADE SHOOTER GAMES

WE PRESENT GAME MAKING TOOLS
WE PRESENT CHAT AMONGST OTHER EARTHLINGS
WE PRESENT ALSO KLIK AND PLAY TUTORIAL

WHEN FINISHED EARTHLING SUBMIT GAME HERE

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Games made for Themed Trainwreck Somedays #4: Trainwrecks from Spaaaace

NameCreatedBysort iconScreenshotComments
MINOTOR09/08/2012 - 08:34Radixss1.png5
Gery0n09/09/2012 - 09:29Radixsshot.png8
SpaceRevengers09/08/2012 - 14:50Revilossors.png2
Eliminator EX08/19/2012 - 09:34Smedis2Eliminator.png2
Square World 1: Buster City08/26/2012 - 06:40Smedis2squarewrold1.png4
POPOIDZ09/08/2012 - 14:29SophieHScreen Shot 2012-09-08 at 22.01.36.png2
Aliens Attacks09/08/2012 - 18:52sorceressssss.png1
Fat Jumbo vs Mumbo Jets and Houses09/08/2012 - 18:23Sosjumbo.jpg2
RoboDinos09/08/2012 - 18:35SpindleyQRoboDinos.png4
Queazytron09/08/2012 - 18:09squidlarkinqueazytron.jpg1
CORE09/08/2012 - 17:29toastercorepic.png6
Space Chase09/08/2012 - 17:34triplevisiongames10211638.jpg2

Comments

I made a space themed game

I made a space themed game for this but it isn't a shooter but more of a joke game. Only noticed that part of the theme when I came to upload it.

Oh well I still have a ton of other ideas I want to do and I can submit it to some other event later.

leilei's picture

thanks to bad weather, i

thanks to bad weather, i unfortunately dropped the ball

yeargh

maybe i'll still do it and submit it rulebreakingly late

Smedis2's picture

You're going to

You're going to Tokyo?!?
Tell me how it is when you get there.

thesycophant's picture

This is awesome! I wanted

This is awesome! I wanted to participate this week, but it was too crazy with moving preparations. But I'm getting on a plan to Tokyo tomorrow, and I just might make a game for this event on the flight.

sergiocornaga's picture

This was ludicrously

This was ludicrously successful! I'm sad that I couldn't attend.

I have a good idea for a future Themed Trainwreck Someday...

...

This was a great event! I enjoyed playing all of the submissions. I'm especially fond of Zipzap!

whoa smedis

that avatar is pretty fast... if you can parse the speed a little. I mean I know you're simply THAT productive... but your feet must get tired sometimes... if you can change the speed a bit.

I like elk

Smedis2's picture

I was thinking of making a

I was thinking of making a Sinistar clone, but I really suck at making stuff like things like that.

Timezones

Hey, would it be okay to make a the game a bit early or late because here in the UK it starts at like 4am because of BST?

SpindleyQ's picture

Yeah, of course! Around

Yeah, of course! Around here, the only important rule is this: If there is any rule that gets in the way of you making the game you want to make, disregard it.

Thanks

That's on of the best rules I've ever heard!

sergiocornaga's picture

These are great! I think

These are great! I think I'll also post some assets up for grabs; a bunch of sprites I made in 2007:


(original resolution here)

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leilei's picture

is it okay if

I make graphics and sounds ahead of time, and then implement all that in 2 hours when the event comes?

because i'm going to go for a more polished feel of a trainwreck this time as I have something else i'd want to mock.

Danni's picture

The only "rule" is the theme.

The only "rule" is the theme.

Inspirations

Bosconian. Berzerk. Sinistar. Tempest. Defender. Wizard of Wor. If you think this challenge is all about Space Invaders, turn your mind to these gems.

Smedis2's picture

Effbee, how are you reading

Effbee, how are you reading my mind?
I was thinking of a similar event relating to retro games.

Smedis2's picture

http://www.youtube.com/user/o

http://www.youtube.com/user/oldclassicgame/videos?query=Shooter

Also if you want you can use this for ideas. Also I had to make the link a search query because there's no playlists for shooters. :/

Danni's picture

Okay, here's a bunch of

Okay, here's a bunch of sounds I generated at some point in time using as3sfxr/bfxr.

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