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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by GarryG » Thu Nov 15, 2012 2:54 pm

You could try Dark Basic. I'm sure it has a front end interface (sort of) as well as the ability to get more involved in 'program type'' code, if you want.

I remember making a version of the VCS Smurfes game using Dark Basic, but I've lost it now!


I'm currently writing a few games for the Vectrex in Assembly language (machine code) and it's probably the most freestyle language you can possibly use, because it so low-level and simple...

... As in uncomplicated, not as in easy to pickup!
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:13 pm

If you're going down the route of BASICs, then Ovine By Design used Blitzmax for a number of their games.
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by Misery » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:49 pm

c0nfu53d wrote:
Your not kidding. It's the artistic element or lack of on my part that kills most of my projects.

Hah, same here.

Me and art do not mix. If you want your entire game to look like a cat coughed it up, then I'm your artist!


I can understand why many indie devs tend to go with "minimalist" art these days.

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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by thingonaspring » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:51 am

DPrinny wrote:After someone that can make flash games, want one making for the Lass
what are you after...? let me know some more details, i may have some spare time to do so.

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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by DPrinny » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:18 am

Ill send you a PM about it, its a simple idea
GarryG wrote:You could try Dark Basic. I'm sure it has a front end interface (sort of) as well as the ability to get more involved in 'program type'' code, if you want.

I remember making a version of the VCS Smurfes game using Dark Basic, but I've lost it now!


I'm currently writing a few games for the Vectrex in Assembly language (machine code) and it's probably the most freestyle language you can possibly use, because it so low-level and simple...

... As in uncomplicated, not as in easy to pickup!
Its more or less got to be flash based so I can plonk it playable on the site

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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by c0nfu53d » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:32 pm

DPrinny wrote:Ill send you a PM about it, its a simple idea
GarryG wrote:You could try Dark Basic. I'm sure it has a front end interface (sort of) as well as the ability to get more involved in 'program type'' code, if you want.

I remember making a version of the VCS Smurfes game using Dark Basic, but I've lost it now!


I'm currently writing a few games for the Vectrex in Assembly language (machine code) and it's probably the most freestyle language you can possibly use, because it so low-level and simple...

... As in uncomplicated, not as in easy to pickup!
Its more or less got to be flash based so I can plonk it playable on the site
dunno if this helps but game salad can output games in html 5 which can be used on a website. its an wysiwyg game creator like game maker. it is a available in Windows and Mac flavours
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by DPrinny » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:35 pm

c0nfu53d wrote: dunno if this helps but game salad can output games in html 5 which can be used on a website. its an wysiwyg game creator like game maker. it is a available in Windows and Mac flavours
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by retrojc » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:57 pm

Are you looking to get into the games industry, or just wanting to make a game for a laugh?

Would say to go with Unity3d for now. There's no end of tutorials out there etc.

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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:08 pm

I just stumbled on this which looks interesting:
http://www.arcadegamestudio.com/
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by c0nfu53d » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:I just stumbled on this which looks interesting:
http://www.arcadegamestudio.com/
It has been mentioned at the beginning of this thread. To be honest it is too early on in developement to be of much use. It's far to clunky and unintutative
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Re: Anyone make their own games?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:48 pm

Doh! So it was. foolishy, I didn't notice there were 2 pages to this thread :oops:
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