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this work is very lovely, hope to see more props for it! Im experimenting with building a game with this beautiful asset pack :)

Looks like a hidden gem, looking forward to release :)

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Apologies, it was expired. Fixed the link above!

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Hobby Huddle is a hobbyist amateur game dev group. Our goal for 2022 is to FINISH 1 game each month so that we can:

  • get good at developing games!
  • be proud at the end of the year that we’ve made FINISHED games!

We finish the projects we start, see them all the way through to the end no matter what. Checkout our January game: https://hobblo.itch.io/monochrome-project

As a hobby group, you’re not expected to be around for EVERY project. However, once you join a project we develop it until the game is complete!

CONTRA/METAL SLUG CLONE PROJECT

We’re building a run and gun 2D arcade game this month and we’d like to invite you to contribute. There’s currently only 2 of us on this months project so if you can do any of these roles, come check it out!

  • artists
  • programmers
  • music and sfx

We are VERY beginner friendly. While we’re all amateur game devs we also have lots of experience to help guide those want a supportive community while honing your skills! You can drop by Discord to ask questions, contribute or just observe how we work each month.

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Original: https://itch.io/t/1775482/programmerunity-hobbyist-creating-a-team-to-make-12-games-in-2022

We are a humble hobbyist group of amateur game devs with 1 goal: FINISH THE GAME. Our first game project of the year has begun and so far we have a nice small group of enthusiastic devs working on it :) I have to stress we’re all beginners who have never made commercial games, so very newbie friendly.

The current game the Monochrome Project (working title). It’s a simple 2D puzzle platformer. The objective is for the player to restore color to the world by solving a boss challenge on each level and by interacting with objects in the environment. It takes some inspiration from games like Towerfall.

We’re currently in the prototyping phase building and testing out game mechanics to see what works, so theres still lots room for new ideas and changes at this stage.

We could probably use more help in these areas:

I’ll keep this post updated this month, but if you’re interested in contributing come join us on discord!

We have a very friendly, mature and supportive team so far. Very newbie friendly since we are all newbies ourselves so we welcome people of all talent and skill levels. Come get better at making games this year by making games this year!

Commitments are only per project, not per year – if you have time to devote to a game this month, but not next month thats ok. This is our hobby afterall :) So dont let that deter you. Come on over and ask questions, there’s always some folks online willing to help.

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These sets are just incredibly beautiful. I so badly want to finish a game using all of them. I buy them and just marvel, trying to design a level that matches their beauty. thanks for your amazing work!

it would be awesome to get voice tracks on a game! come join the discord and chat :)

given the holiday season, everyones relaxing with friends and family so the first project wont start until January. but I pop on discord almost every evening just to say hi and chit chat with anyone online.

also theres currently no intent to sell games. we are hobbyists who just want to learn and get better. our goal is to finish what we start no matter what by the end of each month.

i appreciate the feedback very much! i know its rough as hell but i just needed to hit submit on this one if you know what i mean. i will keep working on in the new year!

this is the first jam ive ever entered :D

did i finish? a very, VERY, VERY …rough …prototype perhaps? but i did it :D it was as hard as i thought it would be, but harder.

Come join in :)

I dont think we have any environmental artists but theres room to have more than 1 of anything any way. This month we’re just sort of casually getitng to know each other on Discord, talking about the kinds of games we want to make and getting ready for January!

the more the merrier!

hey no worries, my project is very informal. if you find yourself looking for something to work on in 2022 you can always come see what we’re making and join the fun.

Hey you might be interested in my hobby team! im putting a small team of devs together with the goals you describe: make a game and finish it in the month.

we wont start our first project until january though, but sounds like our goals align. if youd be interested in joining in on a project or 2 with us youre more than welcome. come chat with us on discord :)

https://discord.gg/TSpCvteA

Update!

I went ahead and made a Discord channel for this. It’ll be easier for you guys to just click the link and join than for me to search this thread for discord names each day. This link expires every few days but I’ll keep it up to date in the first post.

https://discord.gg/TSpCvteA

I hope to get everyone together this coming weekend to start chatting about what we want make first and it’ll be in this discord channel!

Sorry for the late reply today. Its holiday weekend here in the US so I’m kinda afk until next week. However, I’ll send out messages to those of you who have supplied contact info.

I was planning to use Discord for communication so its a good way to contact me right now. But if you have some other preference thats ok too.

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Nice art work!

If either of you use Discord, post. I can’t seem to find my login at this very minute so I don’t know the numbers behind my name :) I’ll definitely post tomorrow though to share. In the meantime, I can send you a friend request from proxocasus.

Anyone else whose interested, some more things I thought about:

I expect that before this year is over we’ll have discussed what kinds of games we want to make and then pick one to start in January.

I’m totally open to game jams in 2022 as well!

Finally, joining this team doesn’t mean you’re exclusive or anything like that. It means you’ve found a few hobbyists who are dedicated to finishing games they start that you can reliably work with in 2022. Very informal, no pressure. Simply finish whatever we start together and by next summer you’ll have a few complete games under your belt to share, show off and enjoy.

hey not bad :)

Im a hobbyist putting together a 2022 team to make a dozen small games. If I have my way, we’ll start working with 2D games first and I could use an artist.

How long have you been drawing?

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Hello! Professional programmer here looking to turn my hobby into at least 1 game per month during 2022. There was a time I was bad at finishing games I started. Not anymore.

I’m very good about finishing any game I start to build and I’ve been successful with that this year! I no longer have a bunch of half written games. This year I completed 2 games that I started in Summer. I’d like to find like-minded hobbyists who would love to be apart of a hobbyist team with me by finishing a few small projects together in the new year.

All talents welcome who are also looking to get better at making games, all skill levels. The most important thing is your ability to finish the games. By the end of a year you’ll be better than when you started so it doesn’t matter too much how good you are today. I’m personally just someone how knows how to code pretty well (been at it for years), and I consider my game programming skills to be amateur/hobbyist level.

Right now I’ve been using Unity, but I’m pretty open to using Godot or Game Maker game engines in 2022. I’ve no experience with anything else and if I actually want to finish these games I should stick to tools I’m at least familiar with for now. I prefer Unity.

I think this might be a team of 2-6 people or so. The games we make are up to us so long as they are small enough to complete on time. I’ve been working in 2D and its quite enjoyable!

Just reply to this thread for now until we find each other. Then we can share discord/contact info from there :)

Update:

I’ve created a Discord to make it easier for interested folks to join. I’ll still try to send friend invites, but if I miss your name just join the discord.

https://discord.gg/4k6D8SjVP8

Also Im proxocasus on discord and Im usually around in the evenings USA Pacific time zone! That seems to be a good time to catch a couple of us online. Currently 4 people so far and the more the merrier since the projects change each month and so will project interest.

In the new year ill make a new thread each month about the current project and invite more to join if we need it!

Amazing :D

Great game! Love the idea it’s really inspired me to learn how you did it!

Beautifully done, very high quality and amazing value. This is about $23 USD and worth it. Wonderful work!

These are so beautiful and simple, the whole series. I love them, but they need bundles so I can more easily pay you for your work :)