Category Archives: MAGS

MAGS April 2009 Finished

Well ok it was over days ago but I’ve been busy recently. There were three entries in total, but my entry, Breakout, managed to secure the most votes. This means I get pick June’s competition rules – this month is special because it marks the 5th anniversary of Klaus being the MAGS host.

I’ll write a more lengthy ‘The Making Of Breakout’ type entry at some point which might interest some people. Stay tuned and thanks for your votes!

Breakdown released!

After many hours of hard work Breakdown, my entry to this month’s MAGS competition, is finished and released! You can download it from the games page.

Here’s a couple of screenshots…

I should have posted this earlier, but I’ve been busy catching up with all the things I should have been doing while I was making it. I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out, although I had several interesting ideas that never quite made it into this version. I also wanted to do another commentary, like I did in Erk, though I ran out of time. When MAGS is over I’ll probably write something about how I went about making this game and what I focused on, but in the meantime please download and play the other two entries, and vote for your favourite of the three!

The Cat, the Player and the Cupboard

I’m now more or less tied in to entering this month’s MAGS competiton, having spent at least 3 solid days working on an entry. My main problem at the moment is how much I want to put in, and how little time I actually have to work on it. This evening I managed to spend an hour or two implementing a puzzle involving a cat and a cupboard…