Great Turnout at #iFest 2019

5 05 2019

Today I was able to show off Mystic Mayhem Unleashed at iFest 2019 at the Seattle Armory in Seattle Center. It had a great turnout and plenty of people trying out the game and got great and helpful feedback. The team at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment did a great job with the setup and definitely recommend it to anyone that wants to show off their game and get feedback.

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Will be at #iFest 2019

2 05 2019

Hi Everyone!

This year I will be demoing Mystic Mayhem Unleashed at iFest 2019 on May 4th at the Seattle Armory. It will be at Booth 43, second floor above the stage area. Feel free to stop by and check it out. If there is enough interest I might have a signup page to alert people when the demo is ready for people to download and play. Hope to see you there!

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More Animations/Levels for Mystic Mayhem Unleashed #ScreenshotSaturday

25 11 2018

 

Hi Everyone! This week I Added a new bad guy and created new levels for Mystic Mayhem Unleashed (see above image for “Terrible Turnip” bad guy). When Max get close to the turnip, it will lunge and try to bite him.

Also a couple of weeks ago I presented Mystic Mayhem Unleashed at the Seattle Indies Show and Tell at the Living Computer Museum. There I met other awesome indie game developers and was able to check out their games. Also people tried out MMU and gave great feedback! I will be adding the recommendations to the game over time.

 

The game is getting really close to have public trials. Hopefully by the end of the year (2018) I will have a full fledged demo available for people to play.

Please be sure to check back at this site to get updates on the game.

To see more about the Seattle Indies Show and Tell check it out here.





PAX 2018

4 09 2018

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This years Penny Arcade Expo was more packed than other years. But but noticeably the arrangement of booths was quite awkward. For example they put a championship live stream in one of the main booth area, making it hard to get around. Also the booth attracted too many lines causing traffic.

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There were plenty of major studios showing off their latest games. Sony showing off the new Spider-man game, Xbox with new Forza, also some major gaming system manufacturers showed off their latest motherboards and systems.

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Also what was new was they put a Fortnite championship outside the convention center. They had free food and drink while you watch professional gamers shoot it out on the big screen.

 

The Convention center is supposed to get an expansion in the next two years. Hopefully this can spread out the booths allowing them to get the traffic without causing other people to miss out on seeing other sights.





Updated Environments for MMU

27 07 2018

It has been a while since I posted about Mystic Mayhem Unleashed. I added more environmental features and been working on the level designs. Probably around 75% complete. Below is a GIF of some of the updates in action. added new obstacles such as various saw blade interactions, fire spouts, treadmills, etc. I also updated lighting to make the 2D characters more pop. And finally added various joystick support for PC, such as XBox and PS Controllers support. I will post more updates on the game as soon as I can.

If you are new to this site please be sure to follow my progress on Twitter  (@bitcorestudios) and Facebook (facebook.com/bitcorestudios).

 

 





San Diego Comic Con 2018

23 07 2018

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This years comic con in San Diego was pretty packed in video game goodness. I was lucky enough to get a Thursday and Sunday pass to the conference. Most of the major studios showed off to show off their latest stuff on the convention floor. This year we had some major big budget games that were shown, they included: Resident Evil 2 Remake from Capcom, Black Ops IV, A new Smash Bros and a new Pokemon adventure from Nintendo, and also Kingdom Hearts III and Spider-man from Sony.

There were even some promotional things from movies based on games, there was an enormous statue of a gorilla for the movie Rampage.

In the stadium across from the convention center, they had a Rocket League championship going on, visitors got free swag and got to see some real-life version of the cars shown in the game, including the Bat-mobile and the Back to the Future car.

Indie Games were not that prevalent this year at the con. Probably because of the rising cost of getting a booth. There were some panels showcasing some indie games and marketing strategies. Maybe we will see more indie games out next year.





New Game Announcement!

23 05 2018

 

After some time working on Beyond the Infinite Abyss, I decided to work on Mystic Mayhem Unleashed. I am now converting the original game to Unity, this will give me more flexibility to deploy to other platforms with less maintenance. The sequel with continue off from the first game and will make the stakes bigger. Also, I will be working on getting it ready for PC (steam), PS4, and Xbox One. I will also be including the original game (redesigned in new engine) to the new version.

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In the coming days I will be showing off some of the levels and new graphics updates. Please be sure to follow on Facebook where I will be doing a live demo/development also.