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All Engine Contest?
« on: August 14, 2008, 07:21:44 AM »
I'm just thinking, since this site is named Game Maker's Garage. Maybe we should have a gamemaking contest not only for Sc and Gm but for all Game Makers.

It would raise people to new heights trying to learn a new language, and stretching their brain capacities to the max. It would be some major competition. Trying to find the most advanced programming language, and making the best game you can. Also you might get more members from other game maker engines.

What do you guys think?


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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2008, 12:20:06 PM »
I completely agree. :)
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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2008, 01:20:26 PM »
YAY, A chance for me to have a reason to make a UNITY3D game :P

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2008, 10:43:58 PM »
Yes, I'll consider that for the next contest!

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2008, 08:08:02 AM »
we should allow any language to enter just to increase entries. personally i like makeing the best game i can in the simplest language, although sc was still pretty hard  to learn
« Last Edit: November 09, 2008, 08:08:52 AM by EqwanoX »

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2008, 03:37:47 PM »
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we should allow any language to enter just to increase entries. personally i like makeing the best game i can in the simplest language, although sc was still pretty hard  to learn

I'll consider making the next contest a free-for-all competition (as long as the games are made for Mac OS X). We'd have to come up with a theme and stuff, and I'd have to arrange sponsorships. I'm not planning to have another contest until ~February 2009.

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2008, 04:02:02 PM »
If you let the next contest be open to all languages, you should make it go for longer than the other contests...
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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2008, 04:06:46 PM »
If only I could enter one of my vb.net games....


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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2008, 07:53:12 AM »
vb.net? are they any good? post em

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2008, 07:56:24 AM »
I have recently gotten a PC and am learning VB.net (OMG IT IS EASY)

If I can I may try to port games to windows like Gandolf

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2008, 09:44:19 AM »
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vb.net? are they any good? post em

Yes, and yes. I will post a few eventually, been really busy all week. Though I did post one of my fireball games.
Hangman game for Silver: http://www.mediafire.com/?vkzniu9yrfw

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If I can I may try to port games to windows like Gandolf
 
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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2008, 11:58:58 AM »
I personally refuse to code for Windows unless it's cross-compilable or OS X, because the Mac is really in need of more developers.

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2008, 12:42:47 PM »
I second that Ghost

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2008, 12:49:09 PM »
I codein whatever language I can understand at the time, I am trying to expand my language base outside of Flash and web development and VB.net or C# seem to be the way to do that.

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Re: All Engine Contest?
« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2008, 02:24:21 PM »
Vb.net has the capability to be fully portable to mac, though someone has to figure out how to get it working. Many guys are trying, it's only a matter of time.


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