This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-03-12 05:00:00 to 2021-03-15 03:59:59. View results
Make a tiny low-poly 3D model using picoCAD in a weekend. No prior 3D experience required. All skill levels welcome!
Theme is required for entries and is meant to be open-ended. There should be some form of food visible in the model. You may place the food in an environment such as a kitchen or restaurant but keep the focus on the food itself. Drinks count as food for the purposes of the jam. If you can explain how your model follows the theme, it's valid!
Use only 4 colors
Includes textures and background. Shade colors count towards the limit. You may use less colors. picoCAD watermark and alpha transparency channel do not count towards the limit.
"picoCAD is a program to build and texture lowpoly 3D models. Where many programs for modelling and texturing are bloated and overly complicated, picoCAD aims to make it fun, easy, and accessible by focusing on the bare essentials. It is built on the PICO-8 platform and comes rich with constraints. Experiment to find your own workflow and anything is possible!" -Johan, creator of picoCAD
Download: picoCAD (be sure to read the manual included with it!)
Join picoCAD discord and say hi: discord
Please submit an animated Gif spin of your model, the model txt, and if you have it, the texture png. Example.
To create a spin, navigate to top left drop down menu and click "Export Gif". Select either fast or medium spin.
To copy the model txt, click view files in top left menu and copy it from the folder.
For learning how to create an Itch.io page read Your First Itch.io Page.
Models will be voted based on following criteria:
Voting will be open to submitters only. Submit if you are able to so you can participate in voting!
Two participants will get the choice of either pixel art editor Aseprite or game engine Pico-8 as a prize. Prizes will be distributed in a lottery. Submitting a model gives you 1 ticket (chance). If you win a category, you get 3 extra tickets.
Be sure to read the manual included with picoCAD!
Waporwave and I have also written a supplementary guide for picoCAD. Included is a beginner tutorial, overview of modeling and texturing, and a FAQ section answering common questions and showcasing tricks like inverted normal or spheres!
If you have any questions about the jam or picoCAD please reach out on the Discord in the jams-and-challenges channel.
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