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Tiny Space Thing

04-13-2010, 11:50 PM
Tiny Space Thing

Hello folks,

Well I am your new overlord this year yes I am the one with the big giant head that replace Owen Goss hehehe.

I am currently working a little space ship arcade game that will be tiny (trying to make something really small as this is the topic of this year Game Jam)

It will be call : Tiny Space Thing

Stay tune for update of my progress (ill add some screenshot and other relevant info later on).

I also setup a LIVE streaming which you can see at the following URL :

04-14-2010, 02:15 AM
Ok, that live stream is an awesome idea. I'll be stalking you now

04-14-2010, 03:49 AM
Ok here we go with my first screenshot

Not much to see yet...

But it will include a 4 player split screen where each person will control their spaceship.
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04-14-2010, 07:50 AM
Now working on spaceship design, while I am trying to resolve some bugs with the projectile systems .

Hopefull in the next few hours I can fix and add collision + enemy flying around.
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04-14-2010, 01:30 PM
Ok added some moving background (starfield, but difficult to see clearly from screenshot).

Added one kind of enemy, working on adding enemy projectile and getting working collision to work.

Here how its look like now.
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04-14-2010, 01:35 PM
Looks good. I really like the concept of tiny 4 player split screen on an iPhone.
04-14-2010, 02:03 PM
Pixen is the best
04-15-2010, 11:40 AM

Thanks well I was aiming to make everything small even the already small iPod touch screen by having 4 player share the same space.


To do pixel edition like I was doing, its indeed great, if not I am also using GIMP, but during the GameJam I had some issue with X11 that kept it crashing so I switch to Pixen.

And as for people interested in seeing the preliminary version in action, ill up a little vids of it tonight on YouTube. Was too tired last night to do it (havent sleep for more than 24h). So I went bed at around 19h30-20h and slept until 7h this morning and went back to my regular day job.

It was fun!
04-15-2010, 04:19 PM
Looks good Frederic! I like the idea of four player around a single device. Have you managed to get four people playing yet?

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04-15-2010, 08:09 PM

Thanks yah me too I think it could be fun to experiment (especially eventually for iPad) and see if I can fit something tiny on the iPod touch and get something playable. And yes 4 player could be controlling each their tiny space ship , I just have myself to use my 2 hand to try it hehehe.

Ok and like I promised earlier here is a link to the video I recorded tonight showing Tiny Space Thing in action, sorry if the thing isn't clear, but trying to record those "tiny" thing wasn't easy .

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