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An Idea Man

02-05-2010, 07:48 PM
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An Idea Man

Hello, my name is Joshua. I am really interested in the potential of this iphone/ipod system and am willing to help with fleshing out ideas or simple inspiration and innovation in the next gen. of gaming.

I am very creative and original in my thinking. What I do very well is look at already formed plans and concepts, and see where they could grow or morph.

I have original ideas but I am protective of them. I am interested in finding one or a few devs to bring them to life but im not sure yet if I want to "give" them away or sell them.

Either way here is a simple example of what I do

STAY= a balance beam game.

Ive noticed that all the dropable pieces are squares.
*So, throw in some other shapes to make it more difficult to balance them. ie circles, triangles, hexagons, polygons.
They have a magnetic block.
*Try a repulsion block to push them away.
*enlarge the balancing beam.
*change the weight of the balancing beam. Super light =more difficult, heavier=easier.
They have a block that shrinks the surrounding blocks one time.
*Try being able to shrink them multiple times.
*a single block that breaks upon impact into smaller shapes.
*multiple tiny blocks drop with a single hit.
They already have a square expanding into a rectangle.
*Try expanding in different ways: into a square, triangle, giant circle.
*Blocks that lock onto the beam for a certain amount of time, unable to fall off.

This is just off the top of my head for STAY. Simple game with some simple ways to progress with it. I could come up with more in depth and game altering ideas but I dont want to get timed out here and have to retype all this.

Thank you, Joshua

Last edited by Hale; 02-05-2010 at 08:02 PM.
02-05-2010, 08:15 PM
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Hello Joshoua and welcome to the forums. Thank's for sharing your idea.
Now, I don't want to dissapoint you, but most of the developers have their own ideas and visions for what they want to create. There isn't really a lack of ideas, just of time and budget. You might find a dev and inspire him, but I'm pretty sure that noone would pay for ideas.
You should join the process of the creation of the game and by that I mean design, coding, arts, music, sound, marketing. Every member of a team has his own ideas and contributes to the main goal.
An other option would be to hire someone to create the game for you, but I don't think that's what you're looking for.

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02-05-2010, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by DrummerB View Post
Hello Joshoua and welcome to the forums. Thank's for sharing your idea.
Now, I don't want to dissapoint you, but most of the developers have their own ideas and visions for what they want to create. There isn't really a lack of ideas, just of time and budget. You might find a dev and inspire him, but I'm pretty sure that noone would pay for ideas.
You should join the process of the creation of the game and by that I mean design, coding, arts, music, sound, marketing. Every member of a team has his own ideas and contributes to the main goal.
I understand Drummer and thanks for the heads up.
My services are free unless someone finds them so useful they want me onboard in a large capacity beyond simple ideas and feedback. The payment would only come into play if someone was truly interested in one of MY ideas that I have birthed myself. Which I am hoping my free services will lead to.

And not to put anyone down in anyway. As I am truly a fan of many of the games coming out, thats why Im here. I am here to augment, add on, and progress already existing ideas. I have an original perspective. And to be honest I am able to see the next step. We all hope to make the next great thing that brings a new standard. Thats why Im here.

Granted skepticism is a given when someone boasts to be part of the future. But the perspective is a possibility, and being dismissive because one already has Ideas is short sighted, dont you think? We all work best together and humble in a single of the future.
vision
I am here to be tested free of charge. Those who try me will see I dont have all the answers but I do have helpful feedback and ideas that might be useful and might not. Everything I say may not be where the Dev wants to go. I dont have the corner on creativity and vision, I am just one perspective. But mine is a unique perspective I will guarentee.

Thanks for the feedback drummer

Last edited by Hale; 02-05-2010 at 08:51 PM.