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

pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27719
author=LockeZ
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.

Ah, you see, I didn't do that, and I should have. I went to my own game page, took down the download and submitted a new one. Now I've got anti-climbing paint here.
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.
5478
Well, I guess delete and resubmit your event entry also then. You can delete it with the Manage button in the upper right corner of the event page.

In the future you should generally always replace game downloads instead of deleting and resubmitting them, because it preserves your game's download count.
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27719
author=LockeZ
Well, I guess delete and resubmit your event entry also then. You can delete it with the Manage button in the upper right corner of the event page.


Yes, my resubmit of my download hasn't been approved. I'm going to assume they think it's a multiple.
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.
5478
There's no approval process for downloads, they go up instantly as soon as they finish uploading from your computer. If it didn't, then the upload didn't work, try submitting it again.
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
27719
Thank you! Alive...

It's alive!

IT'S ALIVE!!!
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.
5478
If you are allergic to cuteness, my game is not recommended. Side-effects may include cheerfulness, giggling, romantic thoughts, humming bubblegum dance tunes, noticing rainbows, and erectile dysfunction.
@LockeZ Sign. Me. Up.

You know, if you fail to produce something, I'll find it in my heart to forgive you somehow. That just means I have less work after all~

Edit: Oh no white text doesn't work here cover blown!
Marrend
Guardian of the Description Thread
20053
author=Gourd_Clae
Edit: Oh no white text doesn't work here cover blown!

Mwahahahaha!

*Edit: That... sorta worked.
NOACCEPTANCE772
And the ability to summon the "Office Whores" to deal damage to the enemies.
553
My, oh my! This seems sooo interesting!!
(so tempted to revive Asylum of Pleasure and Pain) lol
You may wish to look at the end date.
I think this is the first time I actually looked at the end date

Max McGee
with sorrow down past the fence
9219
wait, what? 759 am? ugh that's fucking laaaaaaameeeeeee


And the 28th is Ninja day in XIV...
NOACCEPTANCE772
And the ability to summon the "Office Whores" to deal damage to the enemies.
553
author=LouisCyphre
You may wish to look at the end date.

Meh. lol
I wont make the entire game and all I had planned for it, obviously.
The game was meant to end when you SPOILER ALERT
find out that nothing in the game is real and is really going on in the head of a crazed little girl. looooool
Mmmm, why is it 11:59AM? Shouldn't that be PM?

Also, NOACCEPT, I did that already.
Puddor
if squallbutts was a misao category i'd win every damn year
4921
Timezone dealios.

It's 9pm on the 30th for me.
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.
5478
Event description says midnight EST, so I assume the actual deadline will be edited to match that once the mods notice.

Not sure why it's the 30th instead of the 31st, but whatever, I guess it's so that people can actually play them on Halloween. I'm already done, so who cares! Suckers.
Hey, mods! I'm a weird deadline! Notice me!

It's fine as long as it's sometime on the 30th in your Time Zone. Yes, it's so people can have a spoopy halloween... playing... non-scary games...

BUT HALLOWEEEN!