Description

Last year you made new games of horror and suspense. This year we're doing something different. Break out your ouija boards, people, and get prepared to tackle some ghosts!

It's time to raise the dead...




This is an event that will focus on breathing new life in to old games, to taking from the past and remaking the future.

The idea of the competition is to take an old game and rework it back into being. It can be a cancelled project, a project idea that didn't work out or something you lost in the past for whatever reason. You can build off the base of the old project or start something new using the ideas that you had. Revive, rework, restore, remake... it's up to you. As long as something of the original project remains then it counts.




Each entry will gain two badges - one for participation and one for the area in which they worked.

Those areas are:=
Revival - Taking parts of a dead project and bringing it back. Parts can include resources, ideas, systems and the like. Note that it doesn't have to be built off the remains of a game, but should have something of the old game in it. You can, however, use the old game as base if you want to. Needs to be a complete game, though.

Rebirth - Taking the ideas that you once had in an old game and reusing them to build a new game instead. This game shouldn't be the old game - it should be new, but use ideas and such that are old. Needs to be a complete game, though.

Reanimate - Taking an old project and building off it in the intent to finish. You do not need to complete the game - a new build or demo with sufficient additions will grant you this badge.

Readying - Taking part and trying, even if all you end up with are words on a page. This will be granted to people who take part in the comment section when certain questions and mini-challenges are thrown there.

At the end of the event the four judges will pick their favourite game each and award a special prize. There will also be a prize for the Most Valuable Participator.

Judges for this event are Nessiah, Unity, Gourd and Liberty.



+ You must start reworking your dead projects/ideas on the 1st of October and have until the 30th to finish. All are due on the 30th of October, 12 Midnight, EST.

+ Games must have all files included that have been used. If you don't know how to set it so that no RTP is required, just ask.

+ The main focus of your game must come from an old idea, lost or cancelled game or series of ideas/games.

+ The game must be complete at the deadline to count for a badge and MS. If it is not complete, you can still gain a participation badge by participating in the discussions and feedback in the comment section of this event.

+ You may have more than one team, more than one game. Teams of up to ten are allowed.

+ You may use any engine you wish.

+ When you add your complete game, please me know which category it falls under.



Any questions and queries, ask in the comments below.




Details

  • 10/01/2014 12:00 AM
  • 10/31/2014 11:59 AM
  • 10

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Teams Members Entry
Bubble Flower Pony Glitter Rainbow Friends
Glory Glory ManUTunger!
Team of One
Old Ideas Unite!
GRS, add me on XIV and mail me Grade 1 Clothcraft Prisms.
Misanthropynska
Legacy Reborn Revival?
Team Maximus
It's a crisis alright...
FilleCraft Gaming Productions
Bring dat beat back.
I Am Not Boxbot
N.T.S. "Not so original"
Space Opera in Space
Gourdy Judgy
Celdran's neverending Curse
Few Paths Forbidden
I _knew_ I should've just grinded WVR instead of trying to get back to work!
Every 'active' project of mine would qualify as a dead project
Let what's dead stay dead.
Slimey's gonna get work put in!
So You’re Telling Me That There’s A Chance
Let's Mak Gams
Gam Mak? When was the last time I did that?
So Not Gonna Sleep for the Month
GRS, don't add me on XIV and mail me Grade 1 Clothcraft Prisms.
Something. I don't know, but SOMETHING.
a
In Search of Dragons, the revenge
Holy Gam Mak, Batman!
Visustella
Cutie?Halloween
Here goes nothing...
Ba-dum tish
Yo
egg party
Well, time to get the ol' shovel...
Jomarcenter games (this time going to release something)
Finally a halloween contest without the pesky halloween part!
A Hill Reborn
Game Cemetery
game on, nerds!!
conditions of descent
EH I can probably get the game page and screenshots up by the 30th
Gems Are Shining
Role-Playing Game Breaker 2101 AD
It's "Descendant" not "Decendant"
Monster Closets
APOC4LISPE

Posts

Buuut wait, there's still time until the clock strikes 13!
All you gotta say is "you have no power over me" and the Goblin King will be defeated. Ummm, sorry I'm in a goofy mood. But yea, you have until the night of the 30th.

Also, submit your game, and you may get Readied the Dead credit.



Rescuing a cat from a tree.
...Yes, seriously just to give myself a cheap laugh.

...there's still 3-4 days to work with guys~
LouisCyphre
can't make a bad game if you don't finish any games
4433
I'm just going to clamp the game at whatever boss fight I have complete and call it a demo. Boss rush will probably be disabled.
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27737
I HAVE SUBMITTED!!! For what it's worth. Now I'll just wait for the approval and submit to the event.
author=Liberty
...there's still 3-4 days to work with guys~


I'm doomed lmao. Extra Life+Work ;~;
Doesn't look like I'll be able to release something. I just couldn't make up my mind about what game to revive and how. T_T

On the brightside, something is probably coming out of this eventually.
Corfaisus
"It's frustrating because - as much as Corf is otherwise an irredeemable person - his 2k/3 mapping is on point." ~ psy_wombats
7345
*Gets done cranking out another dungeon in Feral Solidarity*
*Looks back at event page*
*Takes a quick glance at Mystic Dawn*

"... oh no!"
unity
You're magical to me.
12226
Bad news: I'm still sick.
Good news: I might finish in time XD
Marrend
Guardian of the Description Thread
20058
I guess I could, technically, submit the demo that I do have, despite how terrible it is? Still have a bit of wiggle room to fix it up, though.
How long it takes to approve a game? I want to upload a demo on tuesday
Totally not going to finish on time, but a new project was born out of it, so something will come eventually!
Max McGee
with sorrow down past the fence
9219
I'm still in the running and at a glance I've got at least four days left, right?
Just Submitted My Rebirthed Project! :D
Marrend
Guardian of the Description Thread
20058
author=El_WaKa
How long it takes to approve a game? I want to upload a demo on tuesday


In the case where the game description specifies that it's for an event, I believe that the gamepage would get pushed up in priority in the queue? I seem to recall Liberty saying something to this effect.

Anyway, mapping's done. At least for now. Time to re-write stuff.
author=Marrend
In the case where the game description specifies that it's for an event, I believe that the gamepage would get pushed up in priority in the queue? I seem to recall Liberty saying something to this effect.


Thanks, I already have three maps done, maybe I can finish two more in two days
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27737
I am SUBMITTED!!! And Libby, I fixed the ceiling and shadow tiles.

But you know what, this new creation really makes me want to go back and make something out of my first practice project.

EDIT: Okay, I screwed up. Hold on.
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27737
If I have to take down the old download and put up a new one, do I have to resubmit. Sorry, this only the second event I've successfully completed.

Edit: Shit, double post.
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.
6003
Pianotm, on the screen in the game management where you can create a download, you can also edit/replace an existing download without taking it down.