Indie Kombat - Indie developers make war!
If you’re not following Indie Kombat, you should be! Each month two (or more) indie developers are pitted against one another, tasked with taking elements from the other developers' games and making a new game! The battle is intense, the bruises are real and the insults are brutal!
Developers face off in a month long battle to develop a game and defeat their opponents. They're allowed 1 hour per day for 30 days to develop their game and the public decides on the winner. Developers have to include some aspect of their opponent’s previous games. Humour, insults and internet posturing are all encouraged in an effort to pummel the opponent and win the popular vote.
Last month Sophie Houlden
was pitted against Arthur (Mr.Podunkian) Lee
and Chevy Ray (XXXXX) Johnson
. While XXXXX eventually dropped out, Sophie
and Mr. Podunkian battled to the end. Last we looked Mr.Podunkian was ahead with a 71% to 29% majority. This is his winning post:
'STREEMERZ 2: GODSPEED TOWARDS OBLIVION
and leave it running while you read on.
It has been said that given an infinite amount of time, an infinite amount of monkeys could write the complete works of Shakespeare. It only takes one man one month to write the word 'owned' an infinite number of times. That man is me.
Here it is my game and the official start of the hurt feelings parade. chevyray and sophieh lead the charge right off a cliff. Losers may follow their lead and vote themselves off a cliff.
Before you continue, keep a few things in mind: a) this is a buggy game. Here is a bad combination of things: a man who doesn’t know how to use a software being forced to use it under extreme time constraints. Imagine this is your first time having sex (sophie/chevy: this won’t be very hard to imagine), you can hear your parents parking out front and your wiener is thrusting in your girlfriend’s belly button. That guy is basically me making this game. Its not been play tested extensively, and there’s at least two ways I know that you can break the game by escaping the level - if you find this happening, press ‘r’ to restart the player at the last checkpoint.
b) The writing. It’s poor. Under extreme duress my brain works in dick jokes and subtlety is not one of its finer points (also refers to my dick <-a dick joke).
c) The game is kind of hard. The levels haven’t really been tested. This, in combination with the buginess of everything makes for a powerfully bad combo. It’s beatable though and it’s certainly easier than streemerz 1.
WITH THAT SAID, ENJOY THE GAME. FOR WINDOWS AND MAC. THANKS UNITY. THANKS DUNCAN 'SUPER JOE' ROBERTS FOR PROVIDING THE VOICE OF SUPERB JOE. THANKS FARBS FOR THE INVITATION TO OWN. THANKS CHEVYRAY FOR GIVING UP. THANKS SOPHIEH FOR LOSING THE VOTE. I LOVE YOU ALL. GOODNIGHT!
download for osx
below: full playthrough including the hidden cameo (~3:40)'
Indie Kombat is the best thing to hit the indie scene since... Minecraft
? This month’s battle is between Andrew Brophy & Banov
. We hope you follow it and enjoy =)
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