Life of Pixel - a journey through 8-bit game systems

05-08-2013, 10:31 AM
#1
Life of Pixel - a journey through 8-bit game systems

Hey all

We (Super Icon) have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for our Life of Pixel game, please check it out at:

[url]http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1272313960/life-of-pixel[/url]

Basically Life of Pixel is a game that we made because we love 8-bit gaming, we grew up with it and really wanted to do a proper tribute to that era.

It is a platformer where you play within a number of classic 8-bit machines, including all their graphical and sound limitations.

So you get to explore the following systems:

Atari 2600
Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
ZX81
BBC Micro
Amstrad CPC464
GameBoy
NES
Master System

Really appreciate any help; pass the link on, or like our page.
05-08-2013, 10:45 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 9,852
Must admit i love the look of this. You can tell i'm old when the level i really like is the ZX81 mono one !

I 'presume' this has on screen buttons and isnt some crazy tilt to go left or right and walk down the road and swipe your neighbours door to jump kinda thing ?

Not a huge kickstarter fan but i would 100% buy this if it came/or when to iOS

05-08-2013, 11:33 AM
#3
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Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Must admit i love the look of this. You can tell i'm old when the level i really like is the ZX81 mono one !

I 'presume' this has on screen buttons and isnt some crazy tilt to go left or right and walk down the road and swipe your neighbours door to jump kinda thing ?

Not a huge kickstarter fan but i would 100% buy this if it came/or when to iOS
Yep - it will definitely have on-screen buttons - no tilt!
05-08-2013, 11:45 AM
#4
I wish you good luck, this game was awesome on the Vita.
05-08-2013, 12:59 PM
#5
Looks great i did wonder if there was any legal issues using the brand names of the different consoles?

05-09-2013, 03:50 AM
#6
We were advised that we should be fine - unlikely anyone would object, and the only still going platform holder is Nintendo.
05-09-2013, 04:08 AM
#7
Well it looks really great, will you still bring it to ios even if it does not get the kickstarter backing?
05-09-2013, 10:56 AM
#8
We'll try to - but cashflow at the moment is an issue so we'd probably have to wait until we finish a couple of other titles first that we're working on to see if we earn any revenue (PSM sales are really poor unfortunately).
05-09-2013, 12:28 PM
#9
Joined: May 2013
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Posts: 9
Looks cool, seems like you really captured the sound and feel of the different systems. I'm not a huge platformer fan myself so I don't think I'll back it, but I really like the retro style and I wish you guys the best.
05-09-2013, 03:18 PM
#10
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I have a weak spot for retro-themed platformers, and this is no exception. Can't wait!