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If you were a game designer...

01-24-2013, 03:02 AM
#1
If you were a game designer...

If you were a game designer, what kind of game would u like to produce? As for me, I wanna make a fun game like Super Mario.

Last edited by Kira Yu; 01-24-2013 at 03:04 AM.
01-24-2013, 11:59 AM
#2
A modern day remake of Robotron.

01-24-2013, 12:05 PM
#3
Something similiar to Mount&Blade. People would grab such a game out in a day if it'd come to iOS.
01-24-2013, 02:42 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 8,637
Sacred 2 for iPhone

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
01-24-2013, 02:48 PM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,768
Something along the lines of FTL. A game you can play on iPad while you relax on the couch. No fast action as it doesn't play to the platform's strengths, so it'd likely be turn based and allow for complex and strategical planning. Plenty of random factors and unlockable/collectable content for added replay value.
01-26-2013, 01:47 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,858
I'd look for not-so-famous or not-so-well-accepted but somewhat innovative game and add some improvement, changes and additions to it.

Like how Lili came about, and everyone thought the movement controls were unique and innovative, when in fact Brandnew Boy had the same scheme with timed taps for combat similar to timed swipes in Lili. Seems like Lili had the better marketing approach too... so i will look into doing something similar next.

Right now, creating a truly unique experience in gaming is a very difficult thing to achieve. Almost everything has been tried already. Im sure something will surprise us from time to time, but innovating from a tried and true formula seems to be the way to go when just starting out.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
01-26-2013, 02:08 PM
#7
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Location: Germany
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Right now, creating a truly unique experience in gaming is a very difficult thing to achieve. Almost everything has been tried already. Im sure something will surprise us


Year Walk. Hopes are high.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
01-26-2013, 06:24 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,858
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Year Walk. Hopes are high.
Hope so too... Curiosity was a bit of a disappointment.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
01-26-2013, 07:16 PM
#9
If I was in full control and magically could
Make a game....I would produce my own ideas. (won't discuss them here lol) well one of them anyways would be a game called something like "LiFe" where the graphics resemble that of Skate. Yet you walk around a major city, can enter EVERY building or sky scraper and even enter ever single room, where others live. You progress by aging. And you only have one time to get it right or start over. You can even climb to the top of a skyscraper and toss someone off if you choose the crime route. However you will get a prison sentence an game over. If your walking across a street and get smashed by a car depending on the damage and if you survive. Go to work or live homeless on the streets. Steal or don't. Basically it's like real life with real life consequences. You could have fun and gta it around but you better know how to escape. Spend time in jail (real time clock) imagine that, you commited a crime and get 10 days jail. For 10 real life days you cannot exit. Or you can move about in jail an get in a fight. You could drown. Anything. Te point is surviving. Imagine having a character that's a law obiding citizen and you have been playing for a year. All of a sudden a semi truck tbones your car and it's all back to the start.
All in a world with visuals as good as Skate.

Copyright Joshua H. Aka Sketch lmao
01-27-2013, 06:37 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,858
Quote:
Originally Posted by OneHitGamer View Post
If I was in full control and magically could
Make a game....I would produce my own ideas. (won't discuss them here lol) well one of them anyways would be a game called something like "LiFe" where the graphics resemble that of Skate. Yet you walk around a major city, can enter EVERY building or sky scraper and even enter ever single room, where others live. You progress by aging. And you only have one time to get it right or start over. You can even climb to the top of a skyscraper and toss someone off if you choose the crime route. However you will get a prison sentence an game over. If your walking across a street and get smashed by a car depending on the damage and if you survive. Go to work or live homeless on the streets. Steal or don't. Basically it's like real life with real life consequences. You could have fun and gta it around but you better know how to escape. Spend time in jail (real time clock) imagine that, you commited a crime and get 10 days jail. For 10 real life days you cannot exit. Or you can move about in jail an get in a fight. You could drown. Anything. Te point is surviving. Imagine having a character that's a law obiding citizen and you have been playing for a year. All of a sudden a semi truck tbones your car and it's all back to the start.
All in a world with visuals as good as Skate.

Copyright Joshua H. Aka Sketch lmao
^Knowing that spending time in a game in real-life-time will be too boring for me.

The whole idea you have here seems good, but why would you want to play a game like that if you can do it in your real life instead? I mean the game runs in real-life-time... Why not DO IT, y'know?

Just my $0.02.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword