My name is Tom Jackson. I make games.

GPCv5. Day 1 Report

Hey folks, I’m taking part in the Game Prototype Challenge v5 (GPCv5) and thought I’d try and post a day by day progress report, it’s a 7 day long challenge so similar to the 7drl, I really like the 7 day limit, just long enough to try something substantial, but not too long to get [...]

Audio Experiments

Audio Experiments

The previous couple of weeks have been seriously busy times, I’ve been working manically on Boom Bugs and also preparing for a talk I’m giving at the London Unity User Group tomorrow. So to relax myself after intense developing and practise talk sessions, I’ve been doing a couple of audio based experiments in Unity… Back [...]

Make it Serializable! Pt 2

Unity is awesome. If you’re reading this you are no doubt aware of my thoughts on it already, but there’s one cool feature I believe is worth specially mentioning as I’ve not seen anyone talk about it before. I admit this post has been a long time coming but I’ve been spurred on by a [...]

Introducing : Boom Bugs!

Introducing : Boom Bugs!

Hello! I am pleased to finally announce the project I’ve been working on for the last few weeks… It is called “Boom Bugs!” Earlier on in the year I made a blog post announcing a new title called Tick, Tick Boom. Well that was the prototype for what is now “Boom Bugs!”. I was getting [...]

SRL : Post Mortem

SRL : Post Mortem

It’s time for a full blown post-mortem. This is written more of a journey as it was only 7 days I can pretty much remember the whole development cycle so it’s pretty detailed. Enjoy! SRL was created in 7 days (pretty much exactly) for a challenge known as the 7DRL (or 7 day roguelike). I [...]

Quick Fingers Update

Quick Fingers Update

Hello my friends and followers. The last couple of months have been an exciting time for me creating some rapid development titles with “Surrender” and “SRL”. A 6 week project and a 7 day project respectively. Now some of you may remember before these burst fire games I was a one title dev working on [...]

SRL COMPLETE

Wow… that was the most intense 7 days development. I think I’ve done 4 all nighters? It might of been 3 , my brain is fried either way.. Anyway! It’s here, and its ready… It’s a Unity3D Webplayer game, so just go to this website and your away http://www.kongregate.com/games/quickfingerz/srl I’ll leave most of the features [...]

7DRL Update Day 4

It has a name! The name is SRL (Space Roguelike) which will be the name of the ship you are exploring aswell. At the end of day 4 here is what my game currently looks like So 3 days to go! What’s left? Well for it to be a more roguelike experience I will need [...]