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

kentona
I am tired of Earth. These people. I am tired of being caught in the tangle of their lives.
20832
I. WANT.

E:
ffs new page

author=Byah
Since finishing within the time limit is a priority, I decided to make a single map (17x13 tiles) for my whole game. Similar to Craze's Epic Monster Dungeon Explore! 2.
Here's an early version with mostly placeholder graphics (probably :P).


Encounters happen on red exclamation points and in "dungeons".
Might make seperate maps for the dungeons, if I'm not too slow with my entry.
unity
You're magical to me.
12399
Ooooh, looks awesome :D
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
Those trees are glorious.
Well, believe it or not I'm actually doing something.

By something I mean gam mak, of course.
I'm bringing back to life one of my many many many many many many many many
many many many many many many many many many many many cancelled ideas.

The game is called Choices: ASFOZ

You'll never guess what ASFOZ stands for.
unity
You're magical to me.
12399
Astronomically Supernatural Fonzie Ordinance Zapper?
Seiromem
I would have more makerscore If I did things.
5640
Affliction Suspending Feral Orb Zebra?

Anyways, you posts reminded me I have stuff to do, and an entire weekend to do!

After Bowling League, helping out my father and chores.

Yes!
Announcing Silly Felipe Ostracizing Zenon?

Woah, those are nice trees, man!
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
Well if the A is for Anderson, then the Z is clearly for Znderson.

I choose to believe that ASFOZ is some sort of unnecessarily complex emoticon representing someone kneeling on the ground and bending forward to bang their head on the ground.
author=LockeZ
Well if the A is for Anderson, then the Z is clearly for Znderson.


It's the only logical conclusion.
Participation Time~ :D

Now that you've all got an idea of what you're going to work on, sum it up in 7 words!
Sailerius
did someone say angels
3304
Everything is ruined. At least there's lasers.
pianotm
The TM is for Totally Magical.
28444
Captured in a mansion. Must escape.
Seiromem
I would have more makerscore If I did things.
5640
Slimey's got a new pair of shoes.

Slimey's got more friends and will adventure.

I can do better...

ADVENTURE OF LIFETIMES WITH SLIMEY's NEW FRIENDS.

Nailed it!
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
A Lisa Frank game? I'm vomiting glitter.
Pick flowers. Blow bubbles. Make wonderful friends.
CashmereCat
Self-proclaimed Puzzle Snob
10842
Answers to Questions About Something I Forgot Once

I hope you don't mind that it's 8 words, because the above is actually the name of my game. If it doesn't fit with the rules somehow, then I'll probably have to give it a better description

An exploration game where you do stuff.
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
I mean, you can just change "answers to" to "answering".

"An exploration game where you do stuff" is seven words though, so you're obviously fine either way.
Making stuff, making friends, yay for Alchemy!
OH MY GOD. THIS WORK WAS MINE?!?!?!
Date aliens on a spaceship in space.