Description

RMN is having it's 8th birthday and as such we're having an event. Because God forbid we forget this year like we did the last two, right? Right!

And what's better than a short game making competition? Not much!

So grab your engine of choice and get ready to rumba!

What we doing?

We're makin' gam! In eight hours! Woo!

Basically, over this weekend we will be creating a short game based on the theme of self-insert/cameos within eight hours. That is, you have a total of eight hours over the course of the weekend, broken up however you like, to make a game in.

During the event we recommend that people make use of the RMN IRC chatroom in order to talk about what they're doing and give feedback, bounce ideas and just have fun.

This is a birthday event and as such it's social!

At the end of the weekend we show off the games we made and give feedback. The downloads will be compiled in to one game project which will also be released not long after - as such you won't need to create game pages for your games.


Yes, there's a theme. It's pretty simple, too!

Cameos/Self-inserts: The main cast of the game need to consist of either yourself, people you know in real life or people you know on the internet. This means you could create a true Craze vs LockeZ game if you desire, or throw yourself and a group of friends into a fantasy world of your creation.

Whatever you like, how ever silly you desire~ As long as it fits this theme it will count.


- Create a game within 8 hours over the course of the weekend of the 6th/7th of June.
- Game must abide by the site rules of game submissions (thus no pornography, hate speech and such).
- Game must fit the theme provided above.
- Upload to either your locker or a hosting site, then submit to the event page. (If you use a hosting site, put the link in the comments and make sure you use large text/bold in order for it to stand out.)
- The game may be made on any engine.
- Game should be complete and stand-alone, with all necessary files included.



There are three badges available.
- Gammak Cak (25 MS), which will be received if a game that fits the criteria is submitted.
- Feedback Balloon (15 MS), which will be received for giving feedback over the course of the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Gabby Gift (10 MS), for taking part in the chat sessions over the weekend.


If you have any questions or queries, ask here. We'll be operating on the honour system as there is no real way to determine if people are keeping time or not. Trust is the name of the game. Fun is the way we roll.

Details

  • 06/06/2015 12:00 AM
  • 06/08/2015 01:00 AM
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Teams Members Entry
In like Flynn
Wont get sucked into MC this time
I'm here, dammit!
Self-Inserts!? Lemme just insert myself into this!
Time for some more artsy bullshit!
Art for some more shitsy timebull!
Time for some more bullshitsy art!
Being Yellow Magic
WHERE'D HE COME FROM WHERE'D HE GO
8 goes to sleep
Team Ladybeard
O-ME-DE-TO-U
Bludgeon of Inspiration
Team not submitting anything but sign up anyway...
This will be fun
Aw yeah Birthday!
Too cool for Rpg Maker
Marty Stu! The game
A dark and bright future merged together!
BACK TO THE 101
Longtime depression finally settling in! D:
Burn That Fat
aahahHAHAHAHAHA
Team Toni!
welp
The World Warrior
Oshun is lazy
One hour left
richard garriot's revenge
snuffle snuffle
Short game? What's that? Is it edible?
It's just me guys
A Lannister always pays his debts, but I'll likely do nothing...
Iliketurtles
Deckiller Lives!
Get the money
Three O'Clock Naptime
hahaha
haaahhahahaa
what am i doing this
It's a team... *yayyy*
I like just noticed this :(
Let's do this!
Team RedRanzo-newbie at the moment, just looking around XD

Posts

kentona
tired of toothy mimics. i want a mimic to just fucking deck me
20442
Also this seems public :)
That's fine~ It's supposed to be. ^.^)b
Main cast of myself/close friends/known people? isn't that what I ALWAYS do? lol! I didn't knew that was a theme also, lol! but if I take 8 hours to make a 1 minute cinematic scenes, how can I make A GAME in 8 hours? haha my convoluted mind as always xD
Go silly, go short and don't fret the small stuff. Lucky we decided to go for 8 hours since it's the 8th birthday - past birthdays have been from 3-5 hours. ^.^

We're not asking for polished masterpieces, but something that is playable and short. I'd be shocked if someone manages to make a fun hour long game in 8 hours.
Corfaisus
Unallocated Skill Points
5404
8 hours? Jesus Christ, that's no time at all.
This is gonna be METAL AS FUCK.

Can't wait to see what people come out with.
LockeZ
I'd really like to get rid of LockeZ. His play style is way too unpredictable. He's always like this too. If he ran a country, he'd just kill and imprison people at random until crime stopped.
5138
So can Liberty finish the Valentine's Day game in 8 hours? It definitely qualifies for the theme.
Haha, ok, that sounds fun and woah, less hours before? O.o don't make me faint lol but yeah, don't need to make a wonderfully polishidly masterful awesome lol'ing game; I'll keep that in mind :) I'll have to plan how to even start the game, and hopefully it'll give me a good experience and learn from here :) learn time-managing, concentration... the stuff that it's hard to learn haha. I better start thinking what to do, hmmm...
author=Corfaisus
8 hours? Jesus Christ, that's no time at all.
It's about 5 hours more than our usual x-hour gammak birthday events~



author=Pizza
This is gonna be METAL AS FUCK.

Can't wait to see what people come out with.
It will be fun and I hope everyone joins in the chatroom shenanigans during the weekend! If only so they can get some sweet, sweet MS for doing so. ;p

author=LockeZ
So can Liberty finish the Valentine's Day game in 8 hours? It definitely qualifies for the theme.
Honestly? I was considering it, but then I realised I had to make The REAL Craze vs LockeZ so... welp!

@Marsinge: Don't fret too much. One year for a 3 hour one I ended up with a game that had one cutscene and a walk down a corridor. It was known as the taco game due to a throw-away line about tacos. Yup. Fun times~

Also, one of the best games I ever played was from one of these events. It was all of 2 minutes long and about a butterfly, and used fully RTP graphics.

It's honestly all about the experience, seeing what comes out of it, play each others games and just have fun chatting through the gammak about what they're doing and how they're going. I really recommend jumping on the RMN chat with us during the making. >.<)b

nhubi
Liberté, égalité, fraternité
11099
I won't jump on the chat, because I'm not actually a game maker so I'd probably get in the way, but I'll definitely play them and give feedback when they're out.

I really like these events, they are the embodiment of the proverb about necessity being the mother of invention.
Ratty524
The 524 is for 524 Stone Crabs
12637
I don't know how the hell I'm going to do this. I'll try.
Jump in the chat. Talk to us. Give feedbax. Gain MS and badgie~ ^.^


We're not expecting much more than 1 minute of game time and silliness. If you can provide that you pass. XD

Gotta be better than that one game that was a 200x200 grass map with an NPC that told you that you just wasted your time, after all!
Ratty524
The 524 is for 524 Stone Crabs
12637
author=Liberty
Jump in the chat. Talk to us. Give feedbax. Gain MS and badgie~ ^.^


We're not expecting much more than 1 minute of game time and silliness. If you can provide that you pass. XD

Gotta be better than that one game that was a 200x200 grass map with an NPC that told you that you just wasted your time, after all!

Lol!
Reminds me of a game that was just a single 20x15 map, and talking to a kid simply said "You lose, go fuck yourself." and the game ended. That sounds better than what you described.
Thanks for the recommendations and info! :D but that doesn't mean I can't make something serious, ya? haha xD I'll have to start setting up the IRC stuff, haven't used it ever (noo, don't say me I live under a rock LOL) xD and 1 minute of game time, so a scene counts also? hmm, interesting, hehe. Do you recommend me to start making what I want to do after beginning with the 8 hours run or start planning now? xD and lol, what was that game about that NPC? LOL gotta smack him XD
pianotm
The only thing in this game that's bonkers is CAVE_DOG.
17523
I think I'm going to just do something super simple.
You can start thinking about ideas and collecting graphics now, but actual work on the game needs to start on the days in question. As for the time - it's 8 hours but it doesn't have to be 8 hours in a row. It can be 2 hours Saturday morning, 4 hours Saturday evening and 2 hours on Sunday, or an even split of 4 hours each day. As long as the total is no more than 8 hours, that's fine. But yeah, don't start actual work until the time for the event starts.

(That'll be in about, oh, 18 hours?) To be sure of your time, go to your account, then settings. Set your timezone the amount of hours (for Australia, for example, I set it +10 hours. The default is 0 GMT). Save, then head back here and top-right should show you the time it starts and ends in your timezone!
Illy
Professional Amateur
3383
Oh dear lord. I get the sneaking suspicion I'll be pulling a completely inside joke filled mess of a map not dissimilar to one of my Homoculous World "sign map" experimental testing grounds. Durka!
Cap_H
DIGITAL IDENTITY CRISIS
5764
8 hours? I don't have 8 hours of free time over the weekend. My will be probly made in even shorter period of time.
(I hoped for a fan-fiction crossover theme).