Stencyl jam #19! March 27th, 2020

irock

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Theme: Reset

Important: Sign up on our Itch.io jam site!

It's time for the 19th official Stencyl Jam! Participants will have approximately 10 days to create a new game in Stencyl based on the jam's theme, and potentially win some stuff! The jam will run from Friday, March 27th (8:00 PM EDT) to the end of Monday, April 6th (11:59 PM EDT).

The first place game will receive $200, a Stencyl Studio License, and Luyren's Cutscene Resource Pack! Second and third place entries will also receive a Stencyl Studio License and Luyren's Cutscene Resource Pack.

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Prizes

1st Place $200
Stencyl Studio license
Luyren's Cutscene Resource Pack
2nd Place Stencyl Studio license
Luyren's Cutscene Resource Pack
3rd Place Stencyl Studio license
Luyren's Cutscene Resource Pack

Cash and Stencyl Studio licenses are provided by Stencyl.

If you already have a Stencyl license, your current license period will be extended by a year.

Thank you to Luyren for generously offering his resource pack to the winners!

Judging

A panel of judges will be organized by Stencyl. The judges will play and give a score for each game, and the average score will be calculated per-game in order to determine the winners.

Rules

  • All games must be made in Stencyl.
  • You're only allowed to work on your submission during the jam period, from Friday, March 27th (8:00 PM EDT) to the end of Monday, April 6th (11:59 PM EDT).
  • Your game must be submitted to this itch.io jam site before April 6th at 11:59 PM EDT.
  • Games will be heavily judged based on how they relate to the theme. The theme will be announced at the start of the jam.
  • Assets and code made before the start of the jam may be used, but they must be made publicly available for use before the start of the jam, and you must disclose your usage of them.
  • Teams of any size are allowed. Keep in mind that a top-three team of multiple people won't receive extra licenses. It will be up to your team to decide how to split the winnings.

« Last Edit: March 27, 2020, 05:14:47 pm by irock »



mdotedot

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What a great amount of games. Here are my (scores) and little feedback on them:

Rupert Reset :  Great entry. Nice animations. Look and feel very nice. Good puzzle progression (1)

Dungeon Dive : Great game idea . Simon Says meets dungeon crawler. Reset theme is excellent. Good execution with sounds and graphics (2)

Reset Co : Very nice . Took me a while what the cat was about :) Overall very well done  (3)

The Reset : Great game idea. Swap chamber 0 with 1 . Chamber 1 is easier. Enjoyed the timelines very much. Good concept (4)

Reset World : Great procedural generation. Would have liked if the player could spawn on a predefined point. A couple of times I died because I didn't know where I was. (5)

Drill Reset : Good game idea. Nice simple execution. (6)

Reset Games : Ha ha nice game. Simple but effective. Made me smile on the switch to get enormous pile of coins. Good level progression. (7)

I am block :  Nice graphics, simple game but during intro I thought that I should be doing something

Control Alt Reset : Nice graphics . I'm a terrible platform player so I didn't got to see anything else than the first screen

Recursive Time Complexity : Violent little girl. I'm a terrible platform player so I didn't got far

Night Lab : Simple idea. At the beginning do one or two resets instead of the four or five needed .. level progression

Soof the short adventure : nice art style . It felt like some keyboard bashing to go places

Industrial Shapes  : Give the information of the keys during the game and not on intro . Too much text.  Couldn't get past level 2

JeffreyDriver Reset : Nice idea. But first level way to hard.

Abby's WacckyAttack : Cute animations. Also for 'nothing'  to do.

Rezed : Good atmosphere. Very balanced between tasks and information on screen. Could use an easier level progression at ' first'  run. Maybe increase the virus difficuly smoother

reconstructor : didn't know what the LOOK was for . Personally I hate WASD and keyboard input scrolled the itchio page. Couldn't make the jumps.

Fruit Reset :  Level 1 too hard. Make easier levels first. Also the movement of the fruits that easy makes it hard. In game tutorial would be nice.
It took me a while to figure out what the different reset buttons did. Too much going on at first. Looks promising though...

ReUp : Make it slower at first. Too frustrating now. Maybe you have a lot more packed into this, but I will never see it. Best score was 1

maze runner : nice idea, but first level way to hard (even on normal mode)

PuzzlePolygon :  Becomes hard too fast

Requeue : Didn't feel in control

Reset Rocket : I'm missing the reset idea

Project Reset : Where is the game?! I couldn't play it


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JeffreyDriver

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JeffreyDriver Reset : Nice idea. But first level way to hard.

Thanks for playing it. Was the first level really that hard???

mdotedot

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I'm not a good platformer. But for the first level you really should be making it very easy to let the player learn how to play.
One platform and use in-game help on the fact that you need to jump to make the platform change.

Also, the start screen isn't clear that you need to select level select first.  If spacebar is important (as it looks like) it should act as the way to start the first level.

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zerosimms

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Yo, yo, yo, Stencyl crew! When will be the big announcement? :)

irock

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Yo, yo, yo, Stencyl crew! When will be the big announcement? :)
Tomorrow!

irock

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Oops, I forgot to post the winners to the forums. Here they are:

1st: Rupert Reset by hav24
https://havana24.itch.io/rupert-reset

2nd: Requeue by torcado
https://torcado.itch.io/requeue

3rd: Fruit Reset by AdityaGameDev
https://adityachaudhary.itch.io/fruit-reset

Congrats to the winners, and great job to everyone who submitted a game!

It was good to be #3 :)  Congratulations everyone who submitted a game in the Jam

JeffreyDriver

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which programming language used to make a simple game  :)

With Stencyl you don't need to know programming. Though it uses Haxe.