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What kind of projects are people interested in? – Kickaha

Junior Member

Posts: 3
From: Cambridge UK
Registered: 12-12-2004
I'm just interested in the kind of game projects people here are focussed on, to see if there's much overlap with where I'm looking to.

Genre-wise I'm concentrating on Adventure games. Other genres are good, I play RPGs. But Adventures being less combative seem perhaps more Christian? OK opinions vary I'm sure.

Platform-wise anything I work should run on both PCs and Macs. I'm a Mac user, but most of the target audience are PC users.

I'm more interested in getting something out of the door in what spare time I have, and having fun, rather than being bleeding edge technology or trying to emulate commercial games.

Freeware hobbyist games with a Christian flavour rather than Bible quizzes for the faithful.



Posts: 1345
From: Maesteg, Wales
Registered: 07-21-2001
I'm working on an a christian FPS game with puzzle elements to it. Certian goals that have to completed before the level can end.
Based on the post-rapture church.

Hope that helps.


If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that suggests you tried



Posts: 742
From: Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
Registered: 01-20-2001
I'm not working on any specific games directly, but I'm working on several game-related things:

1. taking a OpenGL course
2. building a fairly basic 3D engine (in conjuction with the above)
3. finishing my Shards of Heaven screen saver (3D stained glass, VERY cool)
4. designing and starting development on a non-game-related 3D commercial app, with an accompanying basic 3D editor. I may need a couple of competent modellers in the next several months.




Posts: 60
From: Indiana, USA
Registered: 11-26-2001
I like what you're thinking, Kickaha. I have personally tried to jump into several projects around here, but (1) I've never been overly interested in the type / genre of project that's being worked on (too much 3D FPS type stuff, and I'm but a simple database guy that wants to learn game development), and (2) I just don't have tons of time to commit. I like adventure games, though from a story standpoint it might actually be a lot more work than you'd expect. What style of adventure game would you be interested in doing (3rd person King's Quest, 1st person Myst, 1st person 3D, etc.)?

Eric Pankoke

Junior Member

Posts: 3
From: Cambridge UK
Registered: 12-12-2004
Hello Eric,

The gamelet I've done has been a Myst style 1st person point and click 2D affair. I'm not a graphic artist and used digital photographs (of my house) for the scenes. If you're curious see for details.

I have ideas for another similar effort but am also interested in at least exchanging ideas with other people. You can get some way armed with a digital camera - a number of commercial games have been done using digital pictures. There are authoring packages out there which will make doing a 2D game not too intimidating or time consuming.

Regards, Peter.