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i have an infection in my butt, a game design infection

OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
edited July 2011 in Singularity Engine++
what's up, it's a new game design thread since i want to talk about game design and i'm tired of hijacking threads to do it

also if you can do the following and are interested in working with me on a mod for the UDK let me know

*modelling
*animation
*sound
*voice acting (professionals)

things i am interested in talking about lately

*how game mechanics can be used to present a character - niko saying that he wants to live a peaceful life and yet all these crazy players keep making him massacre cops, vito scaletta wanting to get respect and managing to kill everyone ever because that's the only way he or the player can interact with the world

*designing games so that the player still has agency to influence the narrative but it doesn't end up being a shallow mishmash of boring things to do and cutscenes a la just cause 2

*playing halo competitively

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  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I love the UDK.

    I am, at this very moment, working in the code on a project that is super top secret.

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    damnit, why dont you need things that I can do..

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  • MereHappenstanceMereHappenstance Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I can't do any of those but I am in a class where we're doing flash/flex programming and I'm having a lot of fun with it. If I can get to the point that I can design a game in the style of Machinarium, I will be able to die happy.

    Been seeing a lot of great flash games lately.

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  • redheadredhead Registered User
    edited January 2011
    so what's the deal with playing halo competitively

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    nas, superspy game developer extraordinaire

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  • MereHappenstanceMereHappenstance Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    damnit, why dont you need things that I can do..

    Fluffers aren't usually in high demand in the gaming industry.

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  • XaquinXaquin Right behind you!Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I can model in Revit.

    I feel that may not help you, but I thought I'd throw it out there.

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  • George Fornby GrillGeorge Fornby Grill ...Like Clockwork Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    redhead wrote: »
    so what's the deal with playing halo competitively

    and will you accept something like being able to play the Pokemon TCG competitively instead, this is important

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    redhead wrote: »
    so what's the deal with playing halo competitively

    and will you accept something like being able to play the Pokemon TCG competitively instead, this is important

    my life goals are nothing if on a downward trend

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  • Beef AvengerBeef Avenger Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    pffft, competitive Starcraft 2 is where it's at

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  • KochikensKochikens Lovely-Cuddle-Blanket-Stephen-Fry-Awesomer Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    yes I can model / No I wont because I have zero free time boo

    but orik you know if you need advice or pointers on modeling shit to tap me or feebs on the shoulder anyways so

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    thanks kochi

    i prolly would have already but i have a Netbook which is Not A Modelling Capable Computer

    i am going crazy not having resources to actually develop anything and so i do a lot of writing and threadmaking to compensate

    project planning yo

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  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    pffft, what do you know about the Unreal Engine, kochi?


    Probably nothing.

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  • KochikensKochikens Lovely-Cuddle-Blanket-Stephen-Fry-Awesomer Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Oh, I dunno, I just used it at work for about a year.

    So like, prolly nothin.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    if you suddenly get free time i call it

    i would be ecstatic if i could put together a team of people in vancouver

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  • redheadredhead Registered User
    edited January 2011
    confession: i love competitive vidya gaems and taking games way too seriously and i think it sucks that both those things have such a bum rap on these forums

    i would be totally down for an E-SPORTS thread some time if i didn't think it would just be me posting videos at myself

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  • George Fornby GrillGeorge Fornby Grill ...Like Clockwork Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    redhead wrote: »
    confession: i love competitive vidya gaems and taking games way too seriously and i think it sucks that both those things have such a bum rap on these forums

    i would be totally down for an E-SPORTS thread some time if i didn't think it would just be me posting videos at myself

    I think it'd be better if you just tried to throw together a tournament for whatever game, brackets and match videos and all that.

    Probably a bad example since it fell apart a little after HG/SS came out, but the SE++ pokemon league started as a dumb idea and got pretty fun pretty quick.

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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I can sorta animate things kind of I guess. Bunch of friends of mine and I tried to make a game in UDK. The farthest we got was model making.

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Im good at taking credit for other peoples work.

    You do a bunch of stuff and I will happily take all the credit for it.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    maybe i'll mosey on down to polycount

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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    What's your mod about Orik

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  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    It's actually a full game, not a mod.

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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    What's your full game about Orik

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    it's a detective game set in a prison

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    modding videogames

    STEAM
    Spoiler:
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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    damn your hatred of amatuer voice actors orikae

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    unless you mean professionally recorded. i mean, you would be hard pressed to have a pro do something on the free, a necessity of modding

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  • Viscount IslandsViscount Islands [INSERT SoKo HERE] Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    gais I wan' be a voice actor how?????????

    I want to do with you
    What spring does with the cherry trees.
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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    anime

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  • Viscount IslandsViscount Islands [INSERT SoKo HERE] Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Oh Anjin-san...san.

    I want to do with you
    What spring does with the cherry trees.
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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    unless you mean professionally recorded. i mean, you would be hard pressed to have a pro do something on the free, a necessity of modding

    i have had every amateur voice actor i have worked with bail on me

    i mean someone who has a portfolio, even if they haven't worked on a game before

    i'll probably hold auditions at some point :/

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  • VeretasVeretas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Maybe you have heard of popular internet voice actor "Egoraptoahahahahahahaha

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  • Viscount IslandsViscount Islands [INSERT SoKo HERE] Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    unless you mean professionally recorded. i mean, you would be hard pressed to have a pro do something on the free, a necessity of modding

    i have had every amateur voice actor i have worked with bail on me

    i mean someone who has a portfolio, even if they haven't worked on a game before

    i'll probably hold auditions at some point :/

    I'm assuming you and Ziplock are already working together?

    I want to do with you
    What spring does with the cherry trees.
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  • halkunhalkun Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I was thinking of going into voice acting myself...

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    unless you mean professionally recorded. i mean, you would be hard pressed to have a pro do something on the free, a necessity of modding

    i have had every amateur voice actor i have worked with bail on me

    i mean someone who has a portfolio, even if they haven't worked on a game before

    i'll probably hold auditions at some point :/

    I'm assuming you and Ziplock are already working together?

    no

    we don't even have a prototype, i'm just amassing contact information

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Anjin-San wrote: »
    unless you mean professionally recorded. i mean, you would be hard pressed to have a pro do something on the free, a necessity of modding

    i have had every amateur voice actor i have worked with bail on me

    i mean someone who has a portfolio, even if they haven't worked on a game before

    i'll probably hold auditions at some point :/

    hrm. you know rank's wife, right? i bet she knows tons of those kind of people, or at least college students that might know people in the trade. even by proxy i bet she'd know

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  • CrashmoCrashmo Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I took my first 3d modeling class last semester (3ds max)

    This year I am taking a 3d character design/animation class, and a level design class

    I don't have much experience in advanced stuff yet, but I am offering up my basic skills.

    edit: I can also do some drawring/concept art/brainstorming rad game ideas

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Rogue Coral Springs, FLRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Won't you need writing assistance?

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  • Calamity JaneCalamity Jane That Wrong Love Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    also, have a buddy currently doing a degree for programming. i surmise you will need some sort of programmer. if you want i can forward you his e-mail, orikae

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  • redheadredhead Registered User
    edited January 2011
    redhead wrote: »
    confession: i love competitive vidya gaems and taking games way too seriously and i think it sucks that both those things have such a bum rap on these forums

    i would be totally down for an E-SPORTS thread some time if i didn't think it would just be me posting videos at myself

    I think it'd be better if you just tried to throw together a tournament for whatever game, brackets and match videos and all that.

    Probably a bad example since it fell apart a little after HG/SS came out, but the SE++ pokemon league started as a dumb idea and got pretty fun pretty quick.

    i would but the games i play are either not especially popular around here (quake) or not playable over the internet (smash)

    alas

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