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Phu! I mean, for us n00bs that are just starting out with game dev. that would have probably been... impossible? :D Well, not necessarily, but definitely harder for sure. So I for one like those bendy rules a lot more, I don't think the goal here should be creating an emulator for this thing :)
Is this guideline official? Are you one of the organizers? I would like to know some of the organizers thoughts on this matter, especially because I've seen in multiple places now that the "keep it as GB as you can" isn't really enforced. Also if you go all out on the specifics why nothing about audio/sound?
krita + https://gumroad.com/l/krita-brushes-gdquest-lite (includes 3 pixel art brushes) + https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJSttJeQFQuNV4a4d2YMgpxfTWaJ1rsWo (set-up from scratch & example) + https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmnpKQITm3I will get you on the right track (maybe) <- all free
Yes, exactly, I came here to ask exactly this if we're allowed to stretch the viewport or something since... you know 160 x 144 on PC for example could be super tiny if you HD or superHD resolution or whatever it's called.
Hm! I think the rules should be more explicit about this since if you were to take it literally you'd think only 4 colors for the entire game... so! It does say "Use 4 colors per game" not... "per level"
Thanks, that clears up things! I wouldn't start the developing before the jam starts, but I definitely need to do some research as this would be my first game and I don't know if I'm able to do it in 10 days... :). Hope that's not breaking the spirit of the jam! I don't like being the "cheat" :P
Hello fellow virtual entities!
I'm new with game jams in general and I want to be sure about some things:
1. does 4 colors mean, 4 colors on top of the 2 white and black non-colors? example: white, black, red, green, blue, yellow, would this be allowed?
2. can there be shades of these colors? say have red and play with saturation or luminosity?
3. what's stopping us from starting developing the game today? how does this work exactly? do we need to start building the game when the jam starts? or can we gather resources and start developing on it right away and just have it submitted during the 10 days?
I'm Razvan Radulescu, razvanc-r around the web and pretty much unknown as I've only been lurking in the virtual shadows but I'm trying to make my way towards game dev. somehow :). I'm a fan of Godot and would like to use this engine, but it can't export for gameboy, would it be enough to just have the specific resolution and the color thing?
Thanks for all the help!